Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Most Common Reason For Visits to the Chiropractor

I have composed a series of articles discussing how chiropractic care can be incorporated in the treatment plan for a variety of different conditions.  Chiropractic adjustments, in addition to making you feel good due to freeing up irritation to the nervous system, can be an effective tool to assist in the management many different conditions.  Since your nervous system is involved in nearly every function in your body, having a healthy nervous system is essential to maintaining good health! I hope you enjoy this series! Please let me know if you would like to see other conditions discussed in the future!

Back pain one of the conditions most commonly treated by chiropractors.  There are literally hundreds of different conditions that can manifest themselves as back pain so be sure to visit your chiropractor before attempting to treat or manage your back pain yourself.  Very often, back pain is a result of a musculoskeletal condition, meaning that it is a result of a disorder in the muscles, joints, or bones.  If this is the case, chiropractic care may be an appropriate and effective treatment option!  
Recent studies have shown that adding chiropractic care to your treatment regimen is significantly more effective in managing back pain that conventional medical treatment alone.  If you are suffering from back pain, whether the pain has been short or long term, there is a good chance that chiropractic can help.  Contact our office to find out if chiropractic care is right for you.  More information coming soon!
In recent years, chiropractic treatment for back pain has gained significant popularity among the public.  This is largely because the amount of research available to support the effectiveness of chiropractic care on these symptoms has become much more available.  It is now a widely accepted fact that maintaining proper spinal motion will allow you to have healthier joints that function more effectively and therefore also cause you to feel less pain.  
Is chiropractic care safe? The research certainly says so! See how chiropractic care compares with other treatments commonly used for back and neck pain.  Taking an aspirin is actually significantly more "dangerous" than receiving a chiropractic adjustment! For more questions about chiropractic care and answers that you can trust, please contact our office at 386.872.7167 or email Dr. Fleming at!

Geortz, C.M., et. al.  (April 15, 2013). Adding chiropractic manipulative therapy to standard medical care for patients with acute low back pain: a pragmatic randomized comparative effectiveness study.  Spine: 38(8): 627-34. 
Dr. Alesha Fleming
Natural Health and Wellness Chiropractic, LLC
Daytona Beach, FL
Dr. Fleming is a family chiropractor in Daytona Beach, Florida.  She is passionate about preventative health care and nutrition and enjoys empowering her patients to improve their health and fitness, one day at a time!

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