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Sitka Chiropractic Care Works for Those Who Have Access and Use It

Access and concordance. Agreement with the plan and access to the plan. These are the keys to favorable outcomes with chiropractic care. In Sitka, access to chiropractic is easy. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka welcomes back pain and neck pain sufferers to describe their pain symptoms openly to foster a pain relieving treatment plan which they will follow.


Chiropractic services for neck and back pain have been proven efficacious via many randomized controlled trials. Chiropractic services are accepted as effective for neck pain and back pain relief. A recent study reports on the satisfaction of patients who either adhere to the recommended treatment frequency guidelines or do not. Neck pain and back pain patients described as “concordant” (5 or more visits within any 2-month time period or at least 12 visits during the year) or “discordant” (not having 5 or more visits in a 2-month time frame or 12 visits in a year) who were also further defined by other demographics were followed. Most chiropractic users with diagnosed neck or back pain were considered “discordant” with treatment frequency guidelines and their healthcare costs for chiropractic care were only $434 versus $2555 for “concordant” patients. Physical function issues influenced the discordant patients’ outcomes. (1) Don’t let physical function make you discordant or hold you back from coming to your visits! Make your visits. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka knows the treatment plan with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management that is most beneficial for your condition. Talk with us about your concerns with it. We’ll work together for your Sitka back pain and neck pain relief. In Sitka, you have open access to quality chiropractic care at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka.


Older adults who don’t have such access to chiropractic care are found to more frequently use some medical services for spine conditions. Medicare data of 39,278 chiropractic care users who moved geographically from an area with more access to chiropractic care to an area with less access to found that these patients wound up experiencing more visits to primary care physicians for spine issues (a rise of 32.3 visits more a year) and were more likely to get spinal surgery (5.5 more surgeries per annum). Financially, this decreased access to chiropractic care for spine issues ended up more expense to Medicare: an extra $114,967 per 1,000 beneficiaries on medical services (equaling $391 million nationally). (2) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is open here in Sitka to relieve pain and save money on spine pain relief services.


Sharing everything about your back pain experience with your Sitka chiropractor is crucial to your pain-relieving treatment plan. An Australian study of chiropractors found that chiropractors use patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) to guide the treatment plan and gauge the treatment response of low back pain patients. (3) Tell your Sitka chiropractic honestly how you are feeling. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is listening!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Robert Patterson on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes what back pain and neck pain patients can expect from the Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction System of Spinal Pain Management to ease neck and arm pain.

Schedule your Sitka chiropractic appointment today. Bring your Sitka spine pain to your local, accessible Sitka chiropractor. Together, we will design the Sitka treatment plan you will want to follow!

Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka designs individualized treatment plans for back and neck pain sufferers to follow for optimal relief. 
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