Our profession doesn’t have the money the medical profession does to promote our services on television and in magazines etc., so we bet you didn’t know that…
1. Even the American Medical Association (AMA) now says surgery for back pain should be a last resort, and that you should try chiropractic first.
2. A new study in Spine Magazine (a surgical magazine) says that people who use chiropractic first for their back pain have a greatly reduced rate of needing surgery.
3. Another study in Spine Magazine found that patients that used Chiropractic for their back pain ended up better overall than those who relied on medications.
4. It has been found that people using Chiropractic for back pain had fewer future cases of back pain than those using other methods of treating their condition.
5. Yet another study found that people using Chiropractic SPENT LESS MONEY in the long run than those relying on other methods.
6. Even with Disc Herniations, which most people think has to be treated medically, the outcomes were better with Chiropractic than with Epidurals.
7. For SacroIliac pain (where the pelvis meets the spine), Chiropractic has around a 72% success rate.
8. A study from the sports journal Sports Health found that Chiropractic was the best treatment for sports related back injuries.
9. Despite an effort to often make Chiropractic look dangerous, Spine Magazine, a prestigious medical journal, published an article confirming the safety record of Chiropractic.
10. A 2006 study confirmed that Chiropractic was safe and effective for treating low back pain during pregnancy.
11. A 2013 study confirmed that Chiropractic was safe and effective for treating back pain in the elderly.
12. A British study found that Chiropractic was the best option for teens with back pain.
So if you’re in pain, try chiropractic first, and tell others!
Hope this helps,
Dr Matt and Dr Robin
This week’s bit of Useless Information: An adopted man in Michigan searched for his birth mother for four years before finding out that she worked at the same Lowe’s as he did. Neither of them knew.
This email is courtesy of Matthew Barnes, D.C. and Robin Barnes, D.C. Neither this nor any of our emails are intended to be medical advice and should not be taken as such. They are opinion and are for informational purposes only. None of the nutrients discussed here are meant to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.