Who To See For Your Neck & Back Pain
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 back pain (34% for each).
These figures are from the latest Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic annual report, Managing Neck and Back Pain in America, which surveyed more than 5,000 U.S. adults. According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is one of the most common medical problems in the U.S. and can affect one’s ability to work, complete daily tasks and enjoy life.
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