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The Joint Commission Issues R3 Report on New and Revised Pain Assessment and Management Standards

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 […]

Wellness and Preventative Care, A Paradigm Shift

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, […]

Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons for physician visits in the United States. Most Americans have experienced low back pain, and approximately one quarter of U.S. adults reported having low back pain lasting at least 1 day in the past 3 months (1). Low back pain is associated with high costs, […]

3 Questions about Chiropractic

According to a new Gallup report commissioned by Palmer College of Chiropractic, 33.6 million U.S. adults (14 percent) seek chiropractic care each year. More than half of all U.S. adults have visited a chiropractor, and more than one quarter of them would choose chiropractic care first for back or neck pain. Want to learn more? […]

Custom Orthotics For Low Back Pain

Dr. Gibson is a Chiropractor in Morrisville that treats many conditions that affect many Americans. One way he treats knee pain, low back pain, and ankle pain are with custom orthotics. Working with athletes, Dr. Gibson learned that if you do not have the proper support, you are more likely to have an injury. Dr. […]

Pain: Chiropractic Can Help

Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe?

Chiropractic adjustments have been shown to be more effective alleviating neck pain as well, it was shown they it is a very safe treatment options. Conservative treatment from a chiropractor is your best option for treating neck pain. Dr. Luke Gibson is a Chiropractor in Morrisville and is board certified. Our office is conveniently located […]

Who sees a Chiropractor for Neck and Back Pain

Comparing the Effects of Chiropractic and Medical Treatment for Older Adults

In this study, authors studied survey data of 1,057 Medicare beneficiaries, who were at least 70 years of age, to compare the effectiveness of treatment for uncomplicated back conditions. The two treatment categories were chiropractic or medical care. Services provided to patients, Activities of Daily Living, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (activities allowing for independent […]

The Importance of Staying in Motion

One of the secrets to health is to stay in motion. Motion strengthens your muscles to better support your body. It also provides movement to your joints and strengthens your bones. In addition, motion provides a release of hormones that makes you feel good, so it positively affects your mental health. When your spine is […]