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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
A lot of patients suffer from many conditions caused by muscle tension, which may also create symptoms such as sciatica, shin splints, and pulled muscles. Lower back muscle tightness over a period of time can cause us to have low back pain, limited range of motion, and decreased function. A very simple technique to help […]