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Best to See Your Carrolltown Chiropractor As Long As You Need

“Do I have to see my chiropractor forever?” is a common question Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation responds to when Carrolltown folks talk about chiropractic. Carrolltown chiropractic patients are a assorted lot. Some Carrolltown chiropractic patients come for a specific spinal pain relief issue and quit. Some Carrolltown chiropractic patients come and go as their back pain or neck pain issue dictates (though following closely the at-home care program that incorporates lifestyle issues, diet, nutrition, and exercise helps keep these issues at bay for many!). Some Carrolltown chiropractic patients discover that coming for a Carrolltown chiropractic spinal manipulation visit on a normal schedule after pain relief is reached benefits them: feeling better and keeping that better feeling when prodded to continuing healthy things like exercising, eating right and being adjusted. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation appreciates every Carrolltown chiropractic patient who entrusts their spine’s healing and on-going health to this Carrolltown chiropractic practice.


Now, just how often a Carrolltown chiropractic patient can profit from Carrolltown chiropractic care visits is a research-documented answer for chronic low back pain patients. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation shares a new project in which participants with chronic low back pain were treated three times a week for 6 weeks. During each visit the patient would receive spinal manipulation or light massage or no treatment. Finally, 12 chiropractic spinal manipulation treatments created the most favorable outcomes for chronic low back pain patients. At one year follow up, the 18 visits patients showed peak outcomes for disability and pain relief. (1) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation uses the Cox Technic System of Spinal Pain Management which has researched and documented for other specific spinal issues the number of visits and days to maximum improvement. Such evidence allows Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation to really help our Carrolltown back pain patients’ knowledge of what to expect with Carrolltown chiropractic care.


The number of visits for low back pain episodes fluctuates often with the underlying cause of the back pain episode. A study from 30 chiropractic clinics’ chiropractic care with flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic) gathered data on 1000 back pain patients. It documented the types of conditions treated, the days, visits and patient outcomes. Overall, 12 visits in 29 days were the mean outcomes for maximum improvement. For particular conditions like spondylolisthesis, disc herniation (even L4 vs L5 disc herniation), sprain/strain, etc., the days and visits varied. Treating a disc herniation is quite different from treating a sprain. One presents a greater challenge to treat  than the other. 91% of patients discovered low back and leg pain relief on average in less than 90 days (when the condition turns "chronic") and 12 visits. (2)

Whatever your underlying cause of spinal pain, a Carrolltown chiropractic treatment plan can be planned for its relief with a recommendation for on-going chiropractic care if that is wanted. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is at your service!

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Listen in to this PODCAST about chiropractic care relief of a chronic pain condition with a patient who finds visits to the chiropractor help keep her going.

Schedule a Carrolltown chiropractic appointment with Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation to see how many visits it may take to help you get relief and to see if you would want to see your chiropractor forever on an occasional follow-up basis!

It’s up to you and your pain as to how often you see the Carrolltown chiropractor.
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