Chiropractic care should be your first treatment for low back pain, even before over the counter medications like Tylenol and Advil. The study below is from the British Medical Journal and discusses some fun tidbits about chiropractic care and low back pain.
1. Chiropractic care has been shown to be more effective than pain medications for treating low back pain.
2. Chiropractors have the highest rating of patient satisfaction in the medial field.
3. 17,000 people died in 2010 due to pain medication over usage.
4. Chiropractors provide posture tips, exercises and preventative treatment to help patients manage their low back pain and help prevent it in the future.
Dr. Myers has been practicing in Southwest Michigan since 2002. In 2009 he moved his practice to Kalamazoo/Portage to open Elements Chiropractic to focus on patient care that is musculoskeletal centric. He focuses on treating just musculoskeletal conditions. He works with patients that have back pain, neck pain, headaches, arm pain, leg pain (sciatica) and numbness/tingling for example.