The new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, proves that spinal therapeutic manipulation paired with conservative options can greatly improve and reduce neck pain with long term effects; rather than over-the-counter pain medications and other muscle relaxant. According to American Chiropractic Association, this affirms that conservative care options for pain is more effective than medications in the long run.


The study was conducted on individuals suffering from neck pain, which further affirmed through its findings where results showed 57 percent of individuals who went through chiropractic care and 48 percent who utilized exercise showed 75 percent reduction in pain. Meanwhile, patients who took pain medications (OTC, pain relievers and muscle relaxant) only showed 38 percent pain improvement. Patients who took pain medications also pose the possibility of continued use of pain medication although pain have subsided. Which affirms the findings of another another government study that the use of pain medications has reached a level of critical.


ChiroCarolina® a local chiropractic care clinic in Charlotte NC, understands the importance chiropractic to improve pain on patients suffering from muskoskeletal pain such as neck, back and arthritic pain. Doctors of chiropractic at ChiroCarolina® believes that chiropractic care can greatly improve muskoskeletal pain when paired with the right treatment and proper diagnosis. For more information about ChiroCarolina® and their services, visit



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