Tag: optum health

Chiropractic and lower back pain

Chiropractic and lower back pain According to Optum health, medical evidence supports visiting a chiropractor first for lower back pain.   Chiropractors offer relief of pain and a return to function without the use of drugs, expensive tests or risky medical procedures. Having an x-ray or an MRI for lower back pain or sciatic pain before a trial of care is not supported by today’s current medical guidelines that were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2017. Back pain is a movement problem.  Chiropractors have unique tools to get you out of pain efficiently and cost-effectively, without the use Read More »