Chiropractic Use Grows!
Chiropractic use grows along with the use of
complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). More use illustrates how recent
generations are seeking more than conventional medical care
for their health, prompting doctors to consider CAM with their patients. (1) Richmond chiropractic
patients at Johnson Chiropractic report that these discussions do take
place. Globally, chiropractic
is one of the biggest manual therapy professions. For back pain and neck pain, patients seek chiropractic care more
often: 63% for back pain and 30% for neck pain.
These chiropractic patients add that chiropractic enhances
their overall health and well-being, too. (2) Richmond chiropractic
patients agree! Demand for chiropractic will continue to
grow as chiropractors are specially trained back pain specialists who rely on
the clinical examination to determine a diagnosis and establish
a treatment plan based on it. They utilize MRI and other
imaging studies not to diagnose but to validate their clinical exam
findings, a protocol which is called for today in the medical literature
because MRI and clinical symptoms don’t correlate well.
The MRI may show several spinal issues or no issues at all which leaves
the doctor to rely on clinical exam findings for the
treatment plan and relief. (3) That is how your Richmond
chiropractor does it! Chiropractic
use is really expanding for good reason!
TIP OF THE MONTH: Curcumin Lessens Radicular Low
Curcumin is all the rave in natural
pain relief today…and with good reason! A new study writes that
cucumin is non-toxic, natural, and superbly
anti-inflammatory even easing lumbar
radiculopathy pain by reducing
neuroinflammation, oxidative stress and nociceptive factors. Some laboratory findings show that
curcumin even promotes disc height recovery after disc herniation.
Curcumin may be the new and safe way to treat
radiculopathy. No more of the
non-effective and unsafe use of current non-surgical medical treatments (like epidural
steroids and Tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) antagonists). (4) Johnson Chiropractic likes the sound of that and offers non-surgical care that's safe, effective and relieving!
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