Save This Year With Chiropractic
Over half of opioid prescriptions that are handed out annually are for back pain. With such a high rate of opioid prescriptions now being allocated for back pain, doctors are seeking a different approach to treat back pain. That new approach is chiropractic care.
Chiropractic care offers a drug free approach to pain management that has been shown to alleviate musculoskeletal pain. Other conditions chiropractic care treat are:
- Back pain
- Neck Pain
- Joint Pain
Chiropractors are also trained to offer nutritional counseling and rehabilitation exercises. Both nutritional counseling and rehabilitation exercises play a major role in our patients success treating back pain. Often times patients are unaware how detrimental poor posture and poor diet can exaggerate already painful circumstances.
Low back pain is the single leading cause for disability world wide. Outside of the pain the are individuals experiencing, back pain also takes a huge toll on both the work force and the healthcare system. Back pain takes one of the largest tolls on healthcare budgets in comparison to other conditions. Back pain also takes a huge toll on worker productivity, accounting for 264 million lost work days per year.
According to a study done by Blue Cross Blue Shield, patients who started treatment for lower back pain with a chiropractor yielded a 40% savings in compassion to those who do not try chiropractic. Studies are also showing that there is a 50% less likelihood that someone who started with chiropractic fills a opioid prescription.
For more information read the full article from Boss Magazine here:
If you are struggling with back pain and are curious if chiropractic can help you, head over to our appointment request page and schedule your first visit with Whitfield Chiropractic Clinic.