In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been celebrating all of October! It’s National Chiropractor Month! All month long, we are sharing tips, history, and why chiropractic care is important, and how it evolved. From it’s roots to today, chiropractic care has progressed with the improved knowledge and education from the scientific community. We have enjoyed seeing the global chiropractic community come together with us celebrating National Chiropractic Month!
Starting with the celebration September 18th and the 125th anniversary of chiropractors, started by Dr. Daniel David Palmer in Davenport, IA. Chiropractic is considered a separate and distinct healing art, science, and philosophy practice for health. By using spinal manipulations to relieve pain in your joints and muscles. These spinal adjustments will increase blood flow and nerve conductivity to the joints and muscles that are experiencing pain.
Chiropractors are recognized for providing safe and non-invasive care for long-term chronic pain sufferers or short-term injuries to athletes, car accident victims, and people that are looking for more through health and wellness programs.
We gathered some numbers for you… to share why it is so important to understand the why and what contributions chiropractic care provides.
- 63% of U.S. adults have had neck or back pain significant enough that they saw a health-care professional for care. Chiropractors are recognized for providing safe, non-drug, non-invasive therapies for back pain and neck complaints.
- 25% of people who receive prescription opioids long term for non-cancer related pain in primary care settings struggle with addiction.
- Three in four people who saw a chiropractor in the last year (77%) described chiropractic care as “very effective.
- 150 million workdays missed due to back pain
Musculoskeletal is the backbone of your health! Your spine connects your whole body, is the core of all your nerves and muscles. Boosting and supporting your body to stay strong and working is important for many reasons. Focus health over a lifetime begins with good nutrition, drinking plenty of water, and healthy habits such as regular rest and physical activity. Let us help you, come in for a consultation!
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