100 YEAR LIFESTYLE CHIROPRACTOR IN JACKSONVILLE, FL 32256
Cortisone shots are injections that can help relieve pain and inflammation in a specific area of your body. They’re most commonly injected into joints — such as your ankle, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, spine or wrist.
It is thought that cortisone shots might be most effective in treating inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis.
They can also be used to mask pain for the following conditions, including:
Although pain may be diminished, there are many un-healthy risks and potential side effects of cortisone shots, which increase with larger doses and repeated use.
Side effects can include:
According to one published study, the rate of success of spinal surgery is:
The treatment is painless, and the patient usually falls asleep on the table and wakes up feeling better. It is possible to be sore like you would from a workout, but it is not common. If you feel sore for more than a day, the doctor will decrease the weight of the pull on your next visit.
Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is a much better choice over pills, steroid injections (cortisone) or even natural biologics. It is:
Depending on the situation and severity, you could undergo between 20-30 treatments.
The treatment takes about 25 minutes.
9 out of 10 people feel significant pain relief and an increase in function in approximately 1-2 weeks following their first treatment.
The cost of our programs can range from $2,500-$8,000. You may qualify for 1 or more different treatments that will be included in your treatment protocol.
Once your treatment plan is completed a maintenance schedule will be recommended.
Medicare won’t cover non-surgical spinal decompression, and commercial insurance companies like United Healthcare, Cigna, BCBS, etc. follow what Medicare approves. The cost of care is the patient’s responsibility.
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Dr. Alan Nathans and Dr. Robert Thompson at Nathans Family Chiropractic offer effective Chiropractic Care and SoftWave Therapy and are recognized leaders in the field of chiropractic medicine in Jacksonville (Jax.), Florida. They are serving patients from Duval County including Jacksonville, Baldwin, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach; St. Johns County: including Palm Valley, Ponte Vedra, Ponte Vedra Beach, Nocatee in Ponte Vedra, Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, St. Augustine Beach, Crescent Beach, Fruit Cove, Hastings, Sawgrass, Butler Beach, St. Augustine Shores; Nassau County including Fernandina Beach, Fernandina, Amelia Island, Yulee, Callahan; Baker County including Macclenny, Glen St. Mary; Clay County including Middleburg, Orange Park, Fleming Island, Green Cove Springs, Palatka, East Palatka, Keystone Heights Keystone, Penney Farms; and Flagler County: Palm Coast, and Flagler Beach.
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