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Spine Care with Sitka Chiropractic is Beneficial

Spine pain. Back pain. Neck pain. Sitka chiropractic care at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka alleviates pain. Your Sitka chiropractor truly likes being the spine specialist, the back pain specialist, and would welcome being the Sitka primary spine practitioner for Sitka back pain and neck pain sufferers. Your Sitka chiropractor is confident in the growing-in-popularity chiropractic care protocols offered at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka to relieve spine pain.


Certainly, your Sitka chiropractor is well able and welcomes the prospect of being the primary spine practitioner as described in a recent spine research paper. The primary spine practitioner would be expected to be proficient in diagnosis and treatment as well as conservative management of spine pain in addition to coordinating and communicating appropriately with fellow healthcare providers as required. (1) That’s the chiropractor, your Sitka chiropractor! Many US adults currently think of chiropractic as safe and effective for back pain and neck pain relief. (1) Sitka chiropractic patients do!


Chiropractic grows in popularity among healthcare users including those in Sitka. Back pain management systems that incorporate care organization between a primary care provider and a chiropractor brought about low back pain and disability improvement. Patients getting chiropractic care in these healthcare structures reported significantly better improvement, overall health and quality of life as well as satisfaction with care compared to a primary care management system alone. (2) Chiropractic care was the highest utilized form of treatment in a Center for Complementary Medicine in an integrated healthcare system, being utilized by approximately 67% of patients with acupuncture (18%) and massage (15%) following behind it in utilization. Patients seeked out care for spine pain frequently and 59% had seen their medical physician first, 59% had not tried complementary medicine options before, and 60% had used medications. More than a third of patients referred themselves for this type of care. (3) Many Sitka chiropractic patients do the same.


Clinicians believe that chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy reduces the incidence of acute lumbar disc herniation by about 60%. Chiropractors are most optimistic in their belief that chiropractic spinal manipulation helps reduce the chance of lumbar disc herniation; spine surgeons were more pessimistic. (4) Chiropractors’ confidence is realistic as a new study shows that the risk of disc herniation is no higher with chiropractic care than with primary medical care. Patients seek care from both types of providers before acute lumbar disc herniation arose resulting in a surgery. (5) Sitka back pain patients can turn to Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka to prevent such occurrences!


Listen in to this PODCAST of a patient’s experience with chiropractic care that made a big difference in his struggle with a disc herniation and kept him from back surgery!

Schedule your Sitka chiropractic appointment to get relief in the hands of your Sitka chiropractor whose confidence is not groundless in the field of spine pain, back pain and neck pain relief!

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