A study by The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that patients who received chiropractic care for their lower back pain were very less likely to obtain a drug prescription than those didn’t receive chiropractic treatment.
Chiropractic care can affect brain function in a positive way according to a journal called Neural Plasticity. The research which was published by the Spinal Research foundation indicated that chiropractic care can affect brain function by 20 percent, specifically the prefrontal cortex.
Are you experiencing shoulder pain? A possible cause could be a rotator cuff injury. Made up of muscles and tendons, the rotator cuff surrounds the shoulder joint giving it support and range of motion. Injuries in the tendons are commonly the cause of shoulder pain. If a rotator cuff injury does not require surgery, chiropractic care can be a viable treatment option.
When it comes to kyphosis, chiropractic care can be option as a non-invasive treatment. Kyphosis is when the middle back is rounded giving a sort of “hunchback” appearance. Kyphosis symptoms range from stiffness to musculoskeletal pain and can make everyday activities such as sitting and walking uncomfortable.
When it comes to musculoskeletal issues such as neck pain, back pain and sciatica, people will either visit their doctor or opt for a chiropractor. Since chiropractic care is considered a holistic approach to pain, people will often consider a doctor first. Although seeing a doctor for musculoskeletal pain seems to be the more reassuring thing to do, a study has proven otherwise and instead recommends seeking chiropractic care first.