First Hospital Emergency Room in U.S. to End Use of Opioids for Acute Pain

Opioid Alternative Program A busy New Jersey hospital will be the first emergency room in the United States to drop the use of common opioids such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and percocet to curb acute pain. Instead, other non-opioids medications, trigger point injections, nitrous oxide, and ultrasound-guided nerve blocks. The Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) program started in January 2016 at … [Read more...]

I Was in a Lot of Pain Due to a Pinched Nerve in My Lower Back

I was in a lot of pain due to a pinched nerve in my lower back. I couldn't stand, sit or even bend over without experiencing pain there. I decided to go to Baker Chiropractic and Wellness and was a little skeptical at first, but after only a couple of months of therapy and adjustments, I saw great improvement. Thanks to Dr. Garret Knuckles and all the amazing staff members at Baker … [Read more...]

I’m Completely Out of Pain and I Avoided Drastic Medical Procedures. Thank Goodness I Consulted Dr. Baker For A Second Opinion

My name is Karen and I have been a patient of Dr. Patrick Baker for over 10 years. He has helped me through many times in my life where I was overcome with pain. Currently, he has been helping me through the pain of a fall. I fell directly on a concrete floor after getting tangled in a dog leash. I fell flat on my backside. Hard! The pain was excruciating and I was sure I had fractured … [Read more...]

Chiropractic Care 5 Times More Effective at Alleviating Pain

This research study published in The Journal of the Spine in 2003 shows the powerful effects that chiropractic care has when compared to acupuncture and medication. Not only is chiropractic FIVE TIMES more effective at alleviating pain than NSAID drugs and THREE TIMES more effective than acupuncture, but 47% of the chiropractic patients also experienced an improvement in overall health. The … [Read more...]

Tired? Thirsty? Listen To Your Body It’s Trying to Tell You Something

Each of us has an amazing, self-healing, self-regulating body. It takes care of millions of details all by itself without you having to give it any thought. But there are some things your body can't control automatically and it needs your help. Fortunately, when it does need something, it provides you with indicators and signals. You just need to listen. Here are some examples of your body … [Read more...]

Phyllis Found Relief from Sciatic Pain and Can Sit, Stand and Walk Again

I walked into Baker Chiropractic with a sciatic pain attack from a compressed disc.  I thought I would never recover.  I have never experienced pain like this.  The pain was worse than labor pains! Dr. Paul Baker told me with treatment I would get better.  I had a friend that had an attack the same time as I and to date is still in pain and considering surgery. So back to my story, Dr. Paul … [Read more...]

Featured Patient Carol Rice

Our current Featured Patient is Carol Rice. She is a perfect example of why we ask people to come to us for pain relief and stay for a life of health and wellness. Here's Carol's story as she tells it:   I've wanted to write this since coming to Dr. Patrick Baker. I just didn’t know where to start, so I’ll start at the beginning. Over 35 years ago I injured my lower back at home. I went to … [Read more...]

Join our Webinar on Pain and Fibromyalgia

The doctors at Baker Chiropractic will be conducting a webinar on Tuesday evening, September 21, 2010 at 8:00 pm (EST). This informative webinar will cover chronic pain and fibromyalgia, its causes and effective solutions to treat and decrease the pain. Attendance is limited, so register now by clicking on the following link: Baker Chiropractic Webinar - Chronic Pain & Fibromyalgia: … [Read more...]