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February 2022 Healthy News from Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation You and Your Spine Pain Practitioner Work Together with Manipulation & Exercise

The Carrolltown spine pain practitioner guides treatment toward back and neck pain relief in an organized, collaborative fashion.
YOUR CHIROPRACTIC SPINE PAIN PRACTITIONER: Lessen Pain, Decrease Opioid Prescription Fills, Improve Quality of Life

Chiropractic care is hands-on care appreciated by clients for its non-pharmacologic and non-surgical foundation. In a healthcare system that is organized for the inclusion of non-pharmacologic treatment modalities including chiropractic – the Veteran’s Healthcare Administrationusual medical care plus chiropractic care for patients with low back pain was found beneficial. There was a significant difference in the results of usual medical care compared with usual medical care plus chiropractic care in better quality of life scoring as well as pain-related disability with chiropractic care. (1) In the Medicare system, older beneficiaries with spinal pain who utilized chiropractic care were at significantly lower risk – 56% lower – of filling an opioid prescription. (2) Since 2011, a novel role to manage spine-related pain, back pain, radiculopathy, etc., was offered, the Primary Spine Practitioner. Integrating such care into the healthcare system is intended to improve effectiveness and value of care as high costs and poor outcomes are common in spine care. (3) Your Carrolltown chiropractor at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation knows the spine, the conservative care of its pain, and the value of working with other healthcare practitioners to get you the pain relief we all want for you! Your Carrolltown chiropractor is your hands-on spine pain practitioner!

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Robert Borzone  on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes back pain relieving care with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management that prompted a patient to lessen her intake of pain medication as she felt less and less pain.

Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation shares a new study highlighting the benefit of adding at-home exercise to in-office treatment for neck pain relief.


Blending efforts, be it between your healthcare providers or between your at-home care and your in-office treatment, is important. In looking for relief of back pain or neck pain, combining treatment at the office with exercise at home is helpful. The latest report of such a combination found that four 20-minute sessions of manual therapy and exercise plus an at-home exercise program was more effective than without manual therapy for neck pain sufferers. Their range of motion improved as did their neck disability and pain intensity. (4) Carrolltown back pain and neck pain patients report additional benefit when they are involved in their care. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is here for support!

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Make your next Carrolltown chiropractic appointment today. You and your spine pain practitioner at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation are a team working together toward pain relief. 

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