Back Pain and the Workforce
Approximately one half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.. If you can believe it, back pain is one of the top reasons Americans miss work, above even upper respiratory infections. Americans spend $50 billion dollars each year on back pain.
The Complexity of the Back
The back and spine is complicated and fragile with it’s many moving muscles, bones and ligaments. These can get damaged or torn through many factors, and as we age we’re even more susceptible.
Chiropractic Care A Safe Treatment for Back Pain
Over the last few decades chiropractic are has risen in credibility as a safe and proven treatment for back pain. In fact the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, a governmental research organization, recommended chiropractic spinal manipulation as the only safe and effective, drugless form of professional treatment for severe lower back problems.
So whatever you may have heard about chiropractic care, know one thing, it’s here to stay. If you would like to know more about if chiropractic care is right for you give us a call. We would be happy to help answer any questions you might have.