WASHINGTON, D.C. — Neck and back pain sufferers in the U.S. who saw healthcare professionals in the past 12 months for this type of pain were most likely to seek care from a medical doctor (62%) or a chiropractor (53%). About a third visited a massage therapist or a physical therapist for their neck or […]
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Why Chiropractic? Chiropractic is a safe, cost-effective, non-invasive, drug-free form of healthcare that helps prevent opioid addiction by avoiding addictive prescription drugs in the first place. Why does this matter? North Carolina contains 4 of the top 25 cities with the highest opioid abuse rates, including #1 Wilmington. However, with over 2000 licensed North Carolina […]
Did you know that 1 out of every 4 opioid prescriptions will be abused? Many of those prescriptions written for back or neck pain can be avoided with Chiropractic Care. Visit ncchiro.org/opioids to learn more about Chiropractic’s Role in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction.
Do you have low back pain? If so, you are not alone. Low back pain is the most common condition on the planet. Yes, I said planet. 8 out of 10 Americans will deal with back pain at some point in their life. People often wonder where to go when low back pain strikes. With […]
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – January 9, 2018 -The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a leading voice in the chiropractic profession, points to an analysis of a national survey recently published in the journal, SPINE. This analysis examines the prevalence, patterns and predictors of chiropractic utilization in the U.S. general population, and reports a substantial proportion […]
Joints that move freely, without restriction, pain, or popping, are considered to be healthy. Range of motion refers to the normal amount your joints move. To maintain normal range of motion within these joints, we need to incorporate exercises and stretches to maintain joint flexibility. Neck and back exercises need to be performed three to […]
Courtesy of the Joint Commission “Every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. As part of a national effort to address the opioid crisis, The Joint Commission is implementing new and revised pain assessment and management standards, effective January 1, 2018. The standards are […]
In today’s model of healthcare, it seems to be more of a sick care model. Until recently, we really haven’t promoted wellness or preventative types of care. Patients go to the doctor and automatically expect to be prescribed a slew of medications. Most people happily oblige and head straight to the pharmacy. As a practitioner, […]