There has been much debate concerning traditional medicine and alternative treatment. Some argue that traditional medicine only focuses on prescriptions and others argue that alternative methods are not helpful at all. Then there are the small few that are not afraid to incorporate both if needed. Among these debates the topic of chiropractic care often arises. You may be curious as to just how beneficial chiropractic visits really are.
With so many differing opinions out there it is hard to make a sound decision without knowing the facts. There have been studies on this topic and this brings to mind a 2010 case study. The case study found that when it comes to neck pain and low back pain, chiropractic treatments can indeed provide benefits. The results were especially noticeable when the pain was chronic, lasting more than four weeks with little results from other treatments.
Traditional health care can provide many benefits when it comes to one’s overall health but keep your eyes open for alternative options as well when seeking pain relief. Sometimes pain relief can come in gift baskets shaped as basic nutrition, exercise, positive thinking, redox signaling, acupuncture, massage and/or even chiropractic care.
In short, if you’re coping with regular back and neck pain then you owe it to yourself to consider all avenues of treatment. In many cases chiropractors with skilled hands very well may give you some of the relief you need.
Dr. David Ingram
Nova Health and Wellness