Details Magazine Discusses the Truth About Chiropractors. What does Leonardo Decaprio and Kim Kardashian know?
Here is an article that was in Details Magazine. It is good to see our profession getting this type of press. Where celebrities go, often the public follows which means more people are being turned on to our profession; and that should drive down the cost of healthcare.
THE TRUTH ABOUT CHIROPRACTORS
MAKING A VISIT TO THE BACK DOCTOR COULD HELP YOU STAVE OFF INJURY, REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS, AND BE PAIN-FREE. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE JOYS OF BEING MANIPULATED.
WHO’S DOING IT Chiro’s resurgence is being fueled by high-powered CEOs, Hollywood studio execs, and A-listers—mostly via concierge services in their homes or offices or on movie sets. “A patient of mine asked if I would leave my practice and travel around the world with him to treat him,” says Los Angeles-based Brad Fazekas, D.C. The paparazzi snapped Leonardo DiCaprio leaving a chiropractic office in New Orleans; Kim Kardashian tweeted, “Chiropractors really are life savers. . . . I’m obsessed!”; and Jessica Alba is reportedly a fan.
WHY THEY’RE DOING IT Because it’s not just about easing back problems. Karen Erickson, D.C., a spokesperson for the American Chiropractic Association, says, “Besides relief of muscle soreness and pain, patients often report an overall feeling of well-being and reduced stress.” Getting straightened out can have benefits for both your sedentary life and your gym performance. “When you’re always on the computer or an i-whatever, the upper back starts to round,” Fazekas says. “We can correct that.” And because you’re eliminating stiffness and pain, you will be able to work out harder.
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