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Spine Care with Richmond Chiropractic is Beneficial

Spine pain. Back pain. Neck pain. Richmond chiropractic care at Johnson Chiropractic alleviates pain. Your Richmond chiropractor truly likes being the spine specialist, the back pain specialist, and would entertain being the Richmond primary spine practitioner for Richmond back pain and neck pain sufferers. Your Richmond chiropractor is confident in the growing-in-popularity chiropractic care protocols offered at Johnson Chiropractic to relieve spine pain.


Certainly, your Richmond chiropractor is well trained and appreciates the prospect of being the primary spine practitioner as described in a recent spine research paper. The primary spine practitioner would be expected to be skilled in diagnosis and treatment as well as conservative management of spine pain in addition to coordinating and communicating well with fellow healthcare providers as needed. (1) That is the chiropractor, your Richmond chiropractor! Many US adults already think of chiropractic as safe and effective for back pain and neck pain relief. (1) Richmond chiropractic patients do!


Chiropractic grows in popularity among healthcare users including those in Richmond. Back pain management systems that incorporate care coordination between a primary care provider and a chiropractor brought about low back pain and disability improvement. Patients obtaining chiropractic care in these healthcare structures shared that they got significantly better improvement, overall health and quality of life as well as satisfaction with care contrasted with a primary care management system only. (2) Chiropractic care was the highest utilized form of treatment in a Center for Complementary Medicine in an integrated healthcare system, being utilized by approximately 67% of patients with acupuncture (18%) and massage (15%) following behind it in utilization. Patients seeked out care for spine pain mostly and 59% consulted with their medical physician first, 59% had not sought out complementary medicine options before, and 60% had used medications. More than 33% of patients referred themselves for this type of care. (3) Many Richmond chiropractic patients do the same.


Clinicians believe that chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy reduces the incidence of acute lumbar disc herniation by about 60%. Chiropractors are most optimistic in their belief that chiropractic spinal manipulation helps reduce the risk of lumbar disc herniation; spine surgeons were more pessimistic. (4) Chiropractors’ confidence is reasonable as a new study reports that the risk of disc herniation is no higher with chiropractic care than with primary medical care. Patients look for care from both types of providers before acute lumbar disc herniation arose resulting in a surgery. (5) Richmond back pain patients can turn to Johnson Chiropractic to prevent such occurrences!


Listen in to this PODCAST of a patient’s experience with chiropractic care that had a major impact in his struggle with a disc herniation and kept him from back surgery!

Schedule your Richmond chiropractic appointment to get relief in the hands of your Richmond chiropractor whose confidence is not groundless in the realm of spine pain, back pain and neck pain relief!

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