As you read the following questions and their answers, I hope you’ll gain an even better understanding of chiropractic care and my goals in educating my patients on how to stay out of pain and improve their quality of life.
Chiropractors are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal and nerve disorders. Therefore, seeking their guidance is a prudent choice for those that believe they are suffering from some form of spinal radiculopathy. Approximately 50 percent of sufferers who seek treatment see resolution of their symptoms within 6 to 12 weeks.
Eighty percent of people suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. Low back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office and emergency room, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. The fact is, that chronic low back pain has an affect on more than half of the adult population each year and more than 10% of all people experience frequent bouts of low back pain.