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Come to Revolution Health for Your Tulsa Lower Back Pain

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This content has been created to help patients to find us and is not designed to help treat or prevent illness for medical care. Call us today at 918-935-3636

The United States is in dire need of a health and wellness revolution. It is imperative that we begin to move towards an approach that doesn’t rely solely on medications as solution for any medical problem, including Tulsa low back pain. Dr. Chad P. Edwards, DO, wants to educate you on the importance of his revolutionary approach to medicine. With this approach, we focus on weight, quitting smoking, nutrition, exercise, and pain management. Call Dr. Chad Edwards at Revolution Health and Wellness today and he will help you get started on your journey to better health.

At Revolution Health, we are committed to helping you achieve and maintain your best health possible. Part of this process is ensuring that you have an ideal Body Mass Index (BMI), or weight. We will never make you feel self conscious or bad about yourself when it comes to your weight or BMI. However, we will most likely bring up your BMI at every visit. That’s how important it is. Being overweight or obese is a major contributing factor to those suffering from Tulsa low back pain.

A major focus for ideal health is improving your nutrition and getting more exercise. We believe that proper nutrition is essential for achieving optimal health. Getting the proper nutrition can dramatically improve your health, so we really focus on helping you improve your nutrition. Getting exercise on a regular basis is probably the single most important thing that someone can do to improve their health. Everyone should be performing some type of exercise most days of the week. Your exercise program should contain both resistance/strength training and cardiovascular/aerobic exercise.

Another vital health issue that we help our patients with is smoking cessation. Smoking cigarettes, cigars, or pipes is the absolute most horrible thing that a person can do to themselves and others around them. Smoking is a huge contributor to a variety of health problems, and quitting smoking is the best choice that you will ever make for your health. We know that smoking can be one of the hardest habits to quit, so we are here to help you in any way that we can to get you to you stop. If you are a smoker, then quitting will be the first step to achieving better health.

We also put a big focus on pain management. If you have acute or chronic pain, including Tulsa low back pain, then we will locate the cause of your pain and come up with a treatment plan. It is rare that we can’t identify a treatable cause of your pain. It is just as rare that we will prescribe any sort of controlled substances to our patients on a regular basis. If you are looking to receive narcotics or other controlled substances for your pain, then we may not be the right clinic for you. If narcotics are part of your treatment plan, we make sure to have strict policies that will include re-assessing your pain and your need for continuing on narcotics.

Learn About Prolotherapy as a Way to Relieve Your Tulsa Low Back Pain

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Revolution Health and Wellness clinic in Tulsa, OK was founded by Dr. Chad P. Edwards, DO. Dr. Edwards uses a healing process called Prolotherapy to help cure patients of their chronic pain issues, including Tulsa low back pain. Most of our patients have never heard of prolotherapy and have many questions about it. The following information will provide some history about the use of prolotherapy in helping people find relief from their chronic pain. To learn even more, call Dr. Edwards at Revolution Health today at 918-935-3636.

Prolotherapy was started by Dr George Hackett over 80 years ago. Dr. Hackett was a trauma surgeon in Ohio and he found that injecting a proliferant solution into the body increased the thickness of ligaments, so he set out to study its effects. He started studying and injecting patients in an attempt to help them, and he had a 90% success rate. His first book was published in 1956 and was called “Ligament and Tendon Relaxation Treated by Prolotherapy.” Prolotherapy is an approved procedure by the American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Integrative Pain Medicine.

Dr. C. Everett Koop was a former US Surgeon General and a huge proponent of prolotherapy. Prolotherapy’s effectiveness is dependent on eliminating a number of traditional ways of treating chronic pain, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, steroids, smoking, and applying ice. These are all things that decrease the body’s ability to have an appropriate inflammatory response and will decrease the effectiveness of prolotherapy. Many of our patients that suffer from Tulsa low back pain, as well as other chronic pain conditions, often wonder why they have never heard about prolotherapy before. Most traditional Western medicine physicians haven’t heard of prolotherapy either.

Dr. Koop believed that many medical professionals are skeptical because prolotherapy seems too good to be true and too easy of a solution to the many complicated problems that afflict the human body, espcially those that have been statistically difficult to treat, such as Tulsa low back pain. Proliferant solutions are inexpensive, all natural, and easy to make. Because of this, no pharmaceutical company wants market them because there is no money in developing these substances. In a country where there are so many reasons for pateints to be skeptical of the medical system, we understand why you would skeptical of a solution that looks so easy. We live in a society that is driven by Evidence Based Medicine (EBM), which means that most medical decisions are based on evidence that is derived only from sound scientific research.

Dr. Edwards has never found a patient who has been exposed to the benefits of prolotherapy that walked away from it doubting its worth. We will give you as much information as you need in order to make an informed decision on whether you think that prolotherapy is right for you. Prolotherapy is an easy procedure that can markedly improve most people’s pain. Prolotherapy has changed many people’s lives, and we know that it can change yours as well. Call Revolution Health today at 918-935-3636, and we’ll discuss how prolotherapy can help you live with less chronic pain.

 

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