You may have seen the recent news about steroid injections given for back pain causing sometimes fatal cases of fungal meningitis. At CLC, we advocate using safe, non-invasive methods to uncover the underlying causes of back pain and eliminate them. Injections and surgeries should be viewed as the last resort, undertaken only after all other avenues have been exhausted. This latest outbreak is yet another example of the usually understated risks of invasive medical pathways to pain management. It is unfortunate that no mention is made in this article about the safe and effective option of chiropractic adjustments for the treatment of back pain. Here is an article that expresses that perspective clearly.