studies have found:
receiving medical treatment for back pain require almost
four times longer to return to normal activity than
those receiving chiropractic care (39.7 days vs. 10.8
ofchiropractic patients were "very satisfied"
with the care they received for back pain,
while only 22% of medical patients were.
patients were far more likely to return to the same
provider for future back care than medical patients
(87% vs. 60%). Statistics from the Western Journal
care has undergone nine governmental studies, each of which
have found it to be an effective method for treating back
pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. Discover chiropractic
for yourself! Come to our office for our no-obligation exam
irritation is the leading cause of headache pain for many
of taking medication for headache pain that does not go
away? Find out how many Americans are finding a more permanent
solution for their headache pain naturally.
are an estimated 45 million Americans that suffer from severe,
recurring attacks of migraine and tension headaches. They
spend upwards of $400 million each year on over-the-counter
and prescription drugs in their search for permanent relief.
For some, the medication works. Unfortunately for many the
relief obtained is temporary at best. A cycle of headaches
and medication often occurs without any lasting relief found.
If you think this describes your pain then there is good
news for you.
studies link headaches pain to nerve irritation. One study,
conducted at the University of Maryland, found a connection
between muscle tension at the base of the neck and headaches.
Muscle contractions interfere with the sensitive fibers
at the base of the neck that lead to the brain and spinal
cord. This muscle tension often plays a contributing factor
to headache pain. Another study conducted by Dr. Wright
found that the vast majority of migraine headache sufferers
had misalignments of the spinal vertebrae in the neck that
was placing pressure on the spinal nerves.
remedy of headache pain is two-fold:
pressure on the nerves caused by spinal misalignments.
tension in neck muscles to minimize nerve pressure due
to tight muscles.
strategy works for many headache sufferers, not only in
our office but also in several studies. One such study,
conducted by the government of New Zealand found that the
majority of people who suffered from spinal misalignments
had their headaches relieved or their condition improved
through chiropractic care. And in follow-up studies of the
same patients it was found that many were still without
recurring headache pain two years later.
course, not all headaches can be helped with chiropractic
care. But, if you suffer from persistent migraine or tension
headaches you owe it to yourself to come to our office for
a no-obligation examination and consultation. If we can
not help you we will tell you, and we can refer you to another
health care professional that can help.
services are covered by many insurance plans
people realize that most insurance policies cover chiropractic
care. In fact, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, as well as
Medicare, have covered chiropractic care for years. These
carriers recognize that chiropractic care effectively treats
many musculoskeletal disorders.
addition, many HMO's and PPO's offer chiropractic care to
their subscribers. In fact, recent articles published in
the Journal for Managed Care cited chiropractic care as
being more cost effective than conventional medical therapies
in treating low back pain. It is a good chance that your
local HMO is also covering chiropractic care.
addition, injuries resulting from auto accidents are covered
100% by auto insurance and many in-home injuries are covered
by home owners policies.
insurance department will be happy to review our insurance
plan as well as fill out any of the paperwork required by
your insurance carrier. We will thoroughly explain your
insurance coverage to you, and our patients are not billed
for any service without prior explanation and their approval
first. To obtain information on chiropractic coverage by
your insurance company call our insurance office at (206)