Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system. Those that use chiropractic care regularly recommend it highly for a variety of reasons. Here are the seven best reasons to find a chiropractor when you aren’t feeling your very best. Dr. Sandhu seven part series explains the benefits you can experience and why you see him.
Part Five – LumbagoTreatment
Chiropractic is Less ExpensiveIn August 1999, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BCBS) of Kansas presented a study titled “LumbagoTreatment.” When viewed per treatment episode, Chiropractic was shown to be more cost effective than anesthesiology, neurosurgery, neurology, registered physical therapy, orthopedic reconstructive surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and rheumatology.Why so cost effective?Medical doctors and physical therapists rely on:ReferralsPrescriptions Surgery MRIsCT scans Hospitalization Over 50% of the charges are simply for diagnostic procedures and not for actual pain relief.On the other hand, the majority of Chiropractic expense comes from office based treatment with less than 10% of costs arising from diagnostics, typically in the form of spinal x-rays.A study in the May 2007 Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics showed that Chiropractic resulted in a 60.2% reduction in hospital admissions, 59.0% reduction in hospital days, 62.0% reduction in outpatient surgeries and procedures, and 83% reduction pharmaceutical costs when compared with conventional medicine. By reducing these items, overall costs associated with chiropractic care are significantly less than that of traditional medical care.
If you live move, or breathe, you should have a Doctor of Chiropractic as a member of your personal healthcare team. Why would the fastest man on the planet ?
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