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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Many Americans deal with back pain everyday but not all of us take a conservative approach to addressing the issue. We take pharmaceuticals to mask the pain, or we hope it will eventually resolve on it’s own. Some of us go to our medical doctor, some even go to the Ortho for evaluation. Most of […]
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 […]