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September 2021 Healthy News from New Roads Chiropractic Center

Access to and research behind New Roads chiropractic’s delivery of spinal manipulation is key for back and neck pain patients’ pain relief and expenses.

 
CHIROPRACTIC RESEARCH AND ACCESS ARE VITAL FOR SPINE PATIENT CARE

The “knowers” will control spinal manipulation once stated Scott Haldeman DC MD. Quite true! And patients should expect their spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) providers to be such “knowers”! 90% of spinal manipulation is delivered by chiropractors. (1) Chiropractors know SMT. Your [[targeltocation]] chiropractor at New Roads Chiropractic Center knows spinal manipulation.  A review of their use of SMT following the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method discovered that chiorpractors appropriately delivered SMT in treating 84% of their chronic low back pain and 86% of their chronic neck pain patients. (2) According to an analysis of published research, research support for chiropractic SMT was cited more than average in a multitude of research areas from medicine, veterinary, neurosciences, biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology, to social sciences. (3) Chiropractors know they can deliver relieving SMT, cost effectively too, when patients have access to them. A new study of older adult spine pain patients’ decreased access to chiropractic caused an increase the number of visits to primary care physicians for spine pain, quantity of spinal surgery, and cost of care (an extra cost of $114,967 per 1000 beneficiaries on medical services). (4) Fortunately in our area, your chiropractor is available to you, armed with knowledge of the proper tests to assess your condition to set up a treatment plan to handle your spine pain. Many tests like manual palpation are available to back pain specialists like your New Roads chiropractor to assess low back pain in New Roads adults. For example, the gluteal muscle palpation test for tenderness stands out for its validity in differentiating low back pain patients with and without radiculopathy. (5) Chiropractors like yours at New Roads Chiropractic Center really are “knowers” who understand the examination, diagnosis, and proper treatment of New Roads back pain and neck pain!

New Roads Chiropractic Center presents how important slow deep breathing is in pain relief. 

New Roads CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Just Breathe

Just breathe. How often do you really think to breathe? Not many people do, but researchers are studying breathing more in its various modes and for its pain-relieving abilities. Compared to uncontrolled breathing patterns, slow deep breathing reduced visceral pain intensity. (6) It was found to better reduce pain when it was done slowly with an extended expiration than inspiration. (7) One study proposed pursed-lips breathing and noticed that it was more calming, pleasant, and sense-of-control delivering, especially good for dealing with emotional responses. (8) Interesting! Your chiropractor most valued the study of breathing’s effect on chronic neck pain patients’ muscle activity which prompted researchers to recommend breathing as a part of neck pain treatment plans. (9) Just breathe. You have to anyway, so you might want to pay a little more attention to HOW you breathe to enhance your pain relief.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen and Cheri Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as they present research on the incorporation of basic breathing instruction along with spinal manipulation in their use of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

CONTACT New Roads Chiropractic Center

Schedule your next New Roads chiropractic appointment with New Roads Chiropractic Center. You have access to spinal manipulation at our clinic. Bonus: we’ll share pain relieving breathing options for you! See you soon! 

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