Category Archives: DRS Protocol

AARP’s 2011 Advisory Against Back Surgery Still Holds True Today

A few years ago, The American Association of Retired Persons, or AARP, presented an article in their monthly magazine entitled “Four Surgeries to Avoid.”  The conclusions in this article are as valid today as they were in 2011 when first … Continue reading

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Rest, or Stay Active, What is the Best Advice for Low Back Pain Relief?

When you are suffering from severe low back pain, you’ll get lot’s of advice from friends and co-workers.  Some will tell you to go to bed and rest.  Then other’s will tell you, don’t do that, keep moving because normal … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods pulls out of Tournament due to Chronic Back Pain

A bad back can keep you from doing the things you love, and even from being able to work. Chronic back pain can humble anyone, even the number one golfer in the world. Today (March 25) Tiger Woods, age 38, … Continue reading

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Is Your Back Ready to Enjoy Spring & Summer Weather Ahead?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac calls for a drier, slightly warmer spring for the Mile High Region this year. Did this winter’s snow shoveling or a slip or two on the ice cause back pain that will keep you out of … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Lower Back Pain

For many people with lower back pain, getting a good night’s sleep is beyond comprehension.   But getting a good night’s sleep is a great way to let your body take time to heal, and let the natural process of sleep … Continue reading

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Here’s a Trick for Back Pain, and a Treat for You

Thursday is Halloween, and soon, the streets will be filled with witches and goblins of all sorts.  But, if you are suffering from chronic low back pain caused by herniated or degenerative discs, sciatica, failed back surgery, or even neck … Continue reading

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Are MRI’s a Useful Tool in the Fight Against Chronic Low Back Pain

Many times, a doctor, usually a family physician,  treating a patient with chronic low back pain will order an MRI.  With the typical MRI cost running between $500 and $2,500 in the US, it would seem prudent to find out … Continue reading

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The One Cause of Back Pain The DRS Protocol Cannot Help

People ask us if the DRS Protocol™ can help every kind of back pain.  Turns out there may be one cause of low back pain we can’t help.Instead of DRS™, what this patient really needed was an Obstetrician.  A woman … Continue reading

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Walk Away your Back Pain

Whether your back pain comes and goes, or seems to be with you all of the time, a new study performed at Tel Aviv University’s Stanley School of Health Professions may offer some hope, walking.  Yes, something as simple as … Continue reading

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Stay Active when Suffering from Back Pain

Naturally, your first impulse when you suffer from agonizing low back pain is to sit or lay down and rest.  While this seems logical, we don’t feel that it is usually the best way to deal with your severe back … Continue reading

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