Harvard Medical School’s (yes, that Harvard) new spinal care guidelines reinforce the importance of chiropractic care as the first line of treatment for low back pain. They’re just the latest to join a long line of mainstream medicine organizations that includes the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), [...]
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Dr. Jeff Swanson, owner of Cedar Park Chiropractic & Acupuncture, comes from a family of chiropractors. His uncle inspired him to become one after he treated Swanson for a sports injury in the seventh grade. Now, Swanson and his two brothers practice in the Austin area, and in total, there are about 40 chiropractors in [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQO5CsuzfRM&feature=youtu.be Seeing a chiropractor first saves Optum Health millions of dollars in the treatment of back pain. Optum Health has collected data over the past two years regarding the cost of treating back pain at the NASEM (National Academy of Sciences ) titled: “The Role of Nonpharmacological Approaches to Pain Management,” outlining the tremendous efficacy and [...]
The Journal of Physical Therapy Science published a case study on November 24, 2017, documenting the improvement of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis under specific chiropractic care. According to the National Institute of Health website, “Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that appears in late childhood or adolescence. Instead of growing straight, the spine develops [...]
Chronic stress is a common component to the daily life of most people in the American society. Low-grade chronic stress is a contributing element to all major diseases and current undesirable health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, depression, and others. How does chronic stress affect one’s nervous system and, importantly, can regular chiropractic care [...]
The next popular wellness perk could be offering chiropractic services at on-site medical centers. On-site or near-site clinics typically offer services to employees including first aid, occupational health, condition management, wellness and ancillary services — and increasingly chiropractic care. Employees, healthcare administrators and physicians are recognizing the health and employee satisfaction benefits of integrating chiropractic [...]
This year we thought we would share our favorite product recommendations we make to our patients! Chiroflow Water Pillow is our # 1 recommendation. If you wake up with neck or shoulder pain in the morning you need this! It weighs close to 10 lbs. so it stays put through the night!! *Great for pillow [...]
A peer-reviewed study was published by PLOS ONE on September 12, 2018, documenting that chiropractic maintenance care was more effective for reducing the total number of episodes of non-specific lower back pain (LBP) over a 52 week period than chiropractic symptom-guided treatment. When it comes to chiropractic adjustments, patients have usually taken one of two [...]
When concussions happen most if not all of the concern and treatment is focused on the brain injury. However, with EVERY concussion the person will also have a corresponding neck or cervical injury. Often times the symptoms of a concussion overlap with the related neck injury. Chiropractic care is focused upon the diagnosis and treatment [...]
Association Between Utilization of Chiropractic Services for Treatment of Low Back Pain and Risk of Adverse Drug Events Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics . 2018 Over the past few years, there has been a dramatic shift in the guidelines for treating spine pain. Groups such as The American Geriatrics Society, The Institute of Medicine, [...]