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Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Relieves Chronic Neck and Back Pain

“How many visits will I have to make, doc?” A common question for your Carrolltown chiropractor. Chiropractic care at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation follows an evidence-based algorithm of care supported by clinical research that extends back to the 1970’s: The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management. Recent research bears out the system and its goals in which Carrolltown chiropractic patients can find calm as they heal.

CHIROPRACTIC USE

Carrolltown chiropractic patients wouldn’t be chiropractic patients if it did not help. The latest study of who uses chiropractic was done in Malaysia: 35% of Malayasians utilized chiropractic. Though it was slightly lower than traditional and complementary medicine care usage there, it is a good percent! (1) Approximately 25% of U.S. residents sought chiropractic for back and neck pain management. 35 million U.S. adults saw a chiropractor in the past year. (2) That number is growing as more people look for and find a non-surgical, conservative approach to pain relief in chiropractic knowing that it may take a few visits to get results. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is committed to setting a realistic treatment plan for optimal outcome.

NEW RESEARCH RESULTS OF CHIROPRACTIC CARE AT 3 MONTHS

Wondering how many chiropractic visits patients use and the outcomes? A recent study reported that in 1,362 chronic low back pain patients and 1,214 chronic neck pain patients’ function improved and back and neck pain decreased with chiropractic care in 3 months. Those who reported worse pain initially went for more chiropractic visits. Chronic low back pain sufferers with more than one visit a week benefitted more. At 3 months, chronic back and neck pain patients were improving slowly, may have even reached maximum improvement, and were potentially managing their chronic pain using a variety of chiropractic visit frequencies. (3) That’s our goal, too, at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation: educate our Carrolltown back pain and neck pain patients about how they can support themselves with pain management and prevention! With Cox® Technic, 29 days and 12 visits were the mean days and visits to improvement in a study of 1000 patients. Disc herniations took a bit longer and required more visits than sprain/strains. (4) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation shares statistics like this to assist our chiropractic patients make realistic expectations.

REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS WITH CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Carrolltown chronic neck and back pain sufferers are realistic. Despite health policy today that seems to pursue a cure for whatever ails, most chronic spine pain patients want pain management that they understand will necessitate ongoing care rather than “cure” from their chiropractic care. (5) Cox® Technic implemented at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation has always presented the idea of “control not cure” when it comes to most neck pain and back pain issues. It resonates with neck pain and back pain sufferers who have sought care from a variety of different providers that they understand it. The 50% Rule of Cox® Technic makes sense to them: 50% relief in 30 days or referral for imaging or other consultation, 50% relief reduces the visit frequency by 50%, 50% relief changes the treatment from Protocol I to Protocol II, etc. The chiropractic care system of Cox® Technic follows an established algorithm that offers patients realistic expectations.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates his care of a nurse suffering with chronic back pain that The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management relieved.

Make your next Carrolltown chiropractic appointment now. We will work together to maximize your improvement and establish your home care plan for continued pain relief and prevention in the least number of realistic visits possible!

 
Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation answers patient questions about the number of visits it will wake with research. 
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