Safety first. Not only is “do no harm” part of the oath that doctors take, but it’s also a good principle for all of us to live by. No matter how careful you are, there are times when you get hurt or injured. Finding a healthcare option that is safe, provides excellent results, and has high patient satisfaction can be tricky…or is it? In 2007, SPINE (one of the worlds most respected research journals) looked at data from over 50,000 Chiropractic adjustments given to nearly 20,000 patients, and they found Chiropractic care to be incredibly safe and effective.
Why it Matters:
Awkward sleeping positions, poor posture, and long hours at a computer can all lead to neck pain. By staying active, taking periodic breaks to stretch throughout the day, and setting up your workstation to minimize the stress on your spine, you can dramatically reduce the likelihood you will encounter a bout of neck pain. It’s great to know that if you do end up experiencing neck pain, the type of Chiropractic care we provide in our office is one of the safest and most effective options to help get you back on track.
-Research has shown Chiropractic care to be extremely safe.
-SPINE examined nearly 20,000 patients and found zero complications.
-Up to 85% of people with acute neck pain found relief with Chiropractic treatments.
When it comes to effectively treating the musculoskeletal system, Chiropractic care is safer than many medications and has far less risk than surgery. When your body feels better, you end up moving better in a functional way. Functionality of movement helps to prevent future injuries, which adds quality to all aspects of life.
Spinal Manipulation, Medication, or Home Exercise With Advice for Acute and Subacute Neck Pain- A Randomized Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, Volume 156, 2012
Safety of Chiropractic Manipulation of the Cervical Spine. SPINE, Volume 32, 2007
Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Chiropractic Treatment of Adults with Neck Pain. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. Volume 37. 2014
Risk of Vertebrobasilar Stroke and Chiropractic Care. SPINE, Volume 33. 2008