Dry needling, in it’s current application has been known about since the late 1970’s. Karel Lewit observed that inserting a hollow bore needle produced the same positive response as did injecting a patient with medicine. Around the same time Dr. Gunn was doing work with solid filament needles. The goal of dry needling is to […]
Low Back Pain
It is the leading cause of disability for working men and women under the age of 45. Some causes of that pain may be coming from the feet, which are the foundation. Use of custom orthotics like the ones from footlevelers, have been shown to decrease low back pain by 34.5%, as well as decrease […]
Research shows chiropractic care and medical care combined can keep you moving by providing greater pain relief for low back pain and a greater reduction in disability. https://t.co/7h9iO8c3DT #Move4Life https://t.co/OO2CLASc2X pic.twitter.com/5KSDBccG7w — Luke A Gibson, D.C. (@RTPChiropractic) October 30, 2018
It was shown that $83.5 million in savings annually when medicare patients see chiropractors before going to primary care physicians for back and/or neck pain.
National Chiropractic Health Month 2018 Movement is vitally important to overall health. Physical activity not only helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and even some cancers, it also strengthens our bones and muscles. As we age, the health of our bones and muscles — also known as our musculoskeletal system — […]
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 […]
Foot Levelers Waiting Room Video with captions from Foot Levelers on Vimeo.
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 […]