Cost effectiveness of Chiropractic Care

A 7 year study concluded that Chiropractic Care and intervention can be cost effective in over all health costs for a patient (Richard L. Sarnat, MD,a James Winterstein, DC,b and Jerrilyn A. Cambron, DC, PhDc). The study was conducted on more than 45,000 self enrolled patients. Patients with different conditions and bodily pain undergo chiropractic treatments. Over the course of 7 years, patients were asked to answer how satisfied they were on the chiropractic care and treatment they received. The study was conducted from 1999 to 2002 and continued until 2004. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 7 out of 10 (from 26 votes)

A clinical study conducted on Chronic Spinal Pain Syndromes (Lynton G. F. Giles, DC(C), PhD,a and Reinhold Müller, PhDb) shows that patients suffering from chronic spinal pain syndromes show greater improvement when they undergo chiropractic spinal manipulation treatments versus acupuncture or NSAID’s (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Continue Reading...

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Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 25 votes)

With more and more insurance companies, as well as the Department of Defense, formally recognizing the benefits of chiropractic care, it is no surprise that chiropractic care for whiplash victims has gained in popularity. Charlotte chiropractors have known for years that patients who experienced whiplash injury benefited from chiropractic treatment, not just for injury care, but also for the long-term. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 35 votes)

Research shows that the benefits of chiropractic care go beyond short-term pain relief. While pain relief is one of the most common reasons for visiting a chiropractor, patients often find that chiropractic care can improve overall wellness and aid in injury prevention. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 8 out of 10 (from 72 votes)

Members of the House Armed Services Committee approved a strong pro-chiropractic directive in an official committee report. The report accompanied the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. The language the committee used states that services that are provided by chiropractors across the country, including Charlotte, NC, are beneficial for men and women in the military. They said that it is of “high quality” and a “key benefit” of the military health care system. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 34 votes)

Earlier this year, chiropractic care was introduced to millions of Americans when “The Doctors” featured chiropractic care in one of their episodes. On March 29, 2012, the episode was filmed and featured segments that showed viewers how one part of the body can actually affect other parts. And, that pain in one part of the body may actually be the cause of a problem somewhere else in the body. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 10 out of 10 (from 100 votes)

A study conducted in Canada between 2004 and 2005 on 324 patients who suffer from some kind of Musculoskeletal Disability during these months have shown great improvements from their MSK complaints. The study was conducted on Community health centers, where these 324 participants were recruited to have their Musculoskeletal Disability treated through chiropractic spinal manipulation. The patients ages ranged from 18 to 70 years old with net yearly income of between less than $10,000 to $60,000 Canadian dollars. 27% of patients were male and the remaining 73% were female. Most patients had at least 1 to 12 succeeding chiropractic treatments in their respective Community health centers. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 10 out of 10 (from 31 votes)

In the US alone, the estimated cost of migraines is $17 Billion each year. A person’s migraine symptoms may differ from another person. Some of these symptoms include pulsating pain quality, ranging from moderate to extreme pain, nausea and vomiting. A patient may also experience photophobia or phonophobia or both. There are 2 types of migraine, migraines with aura and migraines without aura. To find an alternative and scientifically alternative remedy for migraines, a study was conducted in Australia to gauge the effectiveness of chiropractic spinal manipulation and its long term effects on person suffering from migraine attacks. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 10 out of 10 (from 61 votes)

  Recently, a health maintenance organization affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, developed landmark guidelines for chronic low back pain management. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health Plan says that as of Jan. 1, 2012, people that are candidates for spinal surgery must first determine medical necessity. It lists chiropractic care as a viable alternate for the treatment of low back pain, something the professionals at ChiroCarolina® in Charlotte, NC, have seen firsthand in the course of their careers. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 8 out of 10 (from 58 votes)

The study started by recruiting 192 subjects who experienced subacute back pain in 2 to 6 weeks duration. The aim of the research is to gauge the effectiveness of Chiropractic care and Muscle Relaxants or (NSAID’s), the study aims to blind the
subject to ensure neutral results based on the subjects perspective. The subjects were then distributed into 3 groups:
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Rating: 10 out of 10 (from 26 votes)