Most people are aware that the chiropractic approach to the treatment of back and neck problems is effective, and many long term users will agree that a good chiropractic physician should be on everyone’s health care team.
Of course, having Consumer Reports and Bottom Line Personal recommend chiropractic has raised awareness of the professions strengths, which as a recent study said, has markedly increased the amount of people now visiting chiropractors, often as their first stop in the healthcare system.
Chiropractic is not just about relieving your pain, but about understanding and correcting the malfunctions that create it. Unlike the traditional approach of doing things to the area of pain which has had a poor long term record of success, while relying on drugs to relieve the pain artificially, chiropractic manipulation of the muscles, fascia and joints has proven over the years to be a safer and more effective alternative to the medical approach.
It’s nice to have the Cleveland Clinic endorsing and of course utilizing chiropractors in their healthcare system. The Cleveland Clinic has many locations of offices and hospitals internationally, including Ohio, Florida and as far as Abu Dhabi. As any successful business knows, cost effectiveness and quality of service keeps their customers coming back. Chiropractors, are still in demand even if insurance coverage is limited or non existent.
Read the Cleveland Clinic article below
3 Things You Should Know About Chiropractors
September 4, 2015 / By Brain & Spine Team
Mystified by chiropractors? You’ve got a lot of company. Many people don’t understand what a chiropractor does.
“Think of a chiropractor as a doctor who cares for any kind of muscle, joint or bone pain,” advises Andrew Bang, DC, from Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine.
It’s important to inform your primary care physician about any pain you’re experiencing, whether recent or chronic(lasting more than three months). Your primary care doctor can rule out potentially serious problems that need treatment.
1. Chiropractors don’t prescribe medication
“Chiropractors do not prescribe medication; this allows us to think outside the box,” says Dr. Bang. “Many people would rather take a pill than change a few lifestyle habits, but I see finding an alternative approach as a huge positive because it empowers patients to take control of their health.”