Did you know that back pain is one of the leading causes of lost work time in western society? It accounts for billions of lost hours each year, and of course billions in lost revenue. It’s also extremely costly for the healthcare systems around the world, and here in Lacey, it’s no different. So what is the solution?
One solution is to look at back pain maintenance options. If you’ve already suffered from back pain or are suffering from it, once you are better, it may be beneficial for you to look into regular maintenance to help reduce the risks of getting it in the future. You maintain your car in this way to help reduce the risk of breakdown, is your body not worth more than that?
When you come into Warwick Chiropractic in Lacey for back pain, you will find that he will do everything he can to help reduce your pain. That typically means a series of adjustments to help your function and realign you. It most likely will also include instruction, advice and education on various exercises that you can do to help the adjustments even more.
It may also come with recommendations of dietary advice, adopting a fitness regime and more. It may even be suggestions of future chiropractic adjustments. Not every week, but once a month or every 6 weeks. Just to help keep the body in correct form.
Studies are ongoing as to how much impact regular adjustments help, but the results so far have shown to be positive. For instance, studies beyween 2004 and 2011 focusing on patients who had previous back pain showed that regular maintenance care over a 9 month period reported less pain compared to a group that did not have this care.
Furthermore a 2018 study looking at 328 low back pain patients discovered that those who continued with treatment once their pain was under control reported a little under 13 days fewer lost in sick days from work the following year. That’s three weeks business time.
It’s becoming more and more clear that chiropractic care is really helping back pain patients to reduce pain and to be able to maintain a healthy life with minimal pain.
Here at Warwick Chiropractic in Lacey can be a part of that maintenance plan and continue to help our patients. If you’re suffering from back pain, from headaches, neck pain, migraines, tinnitus even, we can help you. Walk ins welcome, or call us 360-951-404.