2. Decreased duration of pain (measured from 0 to 100% of the day).
3. Increased flexibility, mobility and pain free daily living activities.
4. Decreased dependency on over the counter and prescription medications.
7. Decreased over-all medical expenses, testing and hospitalization.
There are other benefits confirmed by research concerning chiropractic that could be mentioned, but I will reserve them for another blog.
The bottom line, chiropractic is the most widely utilized and fastest growing form of drug-less, non-surgical health care. It has an excellent continuous record of patient safety, benefit outcomes and satisfaction rates in comparison to other types of medical care.
The truth is clear and facts do not lie. As a health care consumer, you have a choice. Chiropractic care should be part of that choice and remain a vital part of your health care consideration for over-all wellness achievement. Medical and chiropractic doctors should be increasingly working together for better individual, family and community health care.
Do I want to start a war with my medical colleagues? No, I just want to end it. Because ultimately, you the patient benefits. Dr. Press
“Medicine is now a high risk industry, like aviation.
But, the chance of dying in an aviation accident
is one in 2 million, while the risk of dying from a
medical accident is one in 200!”
––Dr. Leape of the Harvard Medical School of Public Health
B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000
C) Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171 (or 1 per 6 MDs)
Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Health Human Services
(these are “conservative” estimates)