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May 2019 Healthy News: Carrolltown Chiropractic Benefits Chronic Pain (Without Opioids) & Athletes

Instead of opioids, Carrolltown chiropractic is beneficial for chronic pain management and relief. 

Chronic Pain: Opioids? Use Chiropractic Instead.

Carrolltown chronic pain is rampant. Carrolltown opioid use is widespread. What is an effective option? Chiropractic with Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation. Why? Opioids were hailed as a pill solution for chronic pain…costs rose, risks rose. Options and co-treatment approaches are called for. In a research investigation of 62,000 patients in 6 studies of chiropractic utilization and opioid prescribing, usage of chiropractic care fluctuated from 11.3% to 51.3%. Patients who visited a chiropractor for their musculoskeletal pain problem were 49% less liable to obtain a prescription for an opioid than those who went to different healthcare providers. (1) Patients using routine chiropractic care to manage their chronic low-back and neck pain expressed to researchers that their pain would be higher without such chiropractic care. Further, they are willing to pay for care to maintain their mild pain levels. The “willingness to pay” cost ranges from $37.32 to $45.98. (2) Carrolltown chiropractic patients at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation value their chiropractic care! Carrolltown chiropractic services benefit chronic pain along with or without opioids.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Vincent Pankonin on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how chronic back pain treatment without opioids utilizing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management permitted a patient to “forget” to visit him for a year as his pain was absent!

Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation offers spinal manipulation to athletes of all types – recreational and professional – to enhance their efforts.

Carrolltown CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Spinal Manipulation Before Sports

Carrolltown athletes – recreational and professional – want that edge when they do their thing. Spinal manipulation might be just that! Elite Taekwondo athletes experienced increased muscle strength and corticospinal excitability to ankle plantar flexor muscles after just one spinal manipulation. The added force of the maximum voluntary contraction of the plantar flexors persisted for 30 minutes and the corticospinal excitability increase lasted for not less than 60 minutes. (3) Virginia Tech football players – offensive and defensive - felt better performances in two football seasons during which they received spinal manipulation treatments before games. (4) A new report said that a single pre-exercise SMT brought about a heightened shift toward parasympathetic (the part of the autonomic nervous system in charge of controlling the body's unconscious actions) dominance and marginally lessened performance in recreational healthy athletes. (5) Time to try spinal manipulation for yourself! See if it boosts your edge. Let’s chat at your next Carrolltown chiropractic appointment.

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Make your Carrolltown chiropractic appointment. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is ready to help you control your chronic pain without opioids and enable you not to be a part of today’s opioid epidemic and help Carrolltown athletes improve their edge! Thank you for entrusting your spine’s health to Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation!

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