Who are Typical Chiropractic Patients?

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It is estimated that doctors of chiropractic treat more than 30 million people annually. This makes doctors of chiropractic the third largest group of doctorate-level, primary-care providers in the nation (behind only medical doctors and dentists). More than 35% of patients receiving chiropractic care were being treated for mid or low back pain and almost 20% were being treated for neck pain. More than 1/2 of those said that these symptoms were chronic.

“Patients with chronic low-back pain treated by chiropractors showed greater improvement and satisfaction at one month than patients treated by family physicians. Satisfaction scores were higher for chiropractic patients. A higher proportion of chiropractic patients (56 percent vs. 13 percent) reported that their low-back pain was better or much better, whereas nearly one-third of medical patients reported their low-back pain was worse or much worse.”

– Nyiendo et al (2000), Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

Some of the most common conditions treated by chiropractors are back pain, neck pain, carpal tunnel, whiplash, auto injuries, sports injuries, chronic pain, arthritis and many other conditions.

Our chiropractic care here in Kailua is sure to help you through any of these conditions witht the help of our integrated health clinic! Through specialized gentle manipulation, a chiropractor can relieve pain, correct misalignments, and promote a foundation of wellness. The chiropractic doctors at Oahu Spine and Rehab in Kailua know that a healthy body is achieved through a healthy spine, nervous system, muscles, and joints.

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