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May 2019 Healthy News: Vancouver Chiropractic Benefits Chronic Pain (Without Opioids) & Athletes

Instead of opioids, Vancouver chiropractic is beneficial for chronic pain management and relief. 

Chronic Pain: Opioids? Use Chiropractic Instead.

Vancouver chronic pain is extensive. Vancouver opioid use is epidemic. What’s a solution? Chiropractic with Vancouver Disc Centers. Why? Opioids were hailed as a pill solution for chronic pain…costs soared, risks increased. Options and co-treatment approaches are demanded. In a research analysis of 62,000 patients in six studies of chiropractic use and opioid prescribing, use of chiropractic care fluctuated from 11.3% to 51.3%. Patients who saw a chiropractor for their musculoskeletal pain issue were 49% less liable to get a prescription for an opioid than those who went to other healthcare providers. (1) Patients using on-going chiropractic care to cope with their chronic low-back and neck pain voiced to researchers that their pain would be more without such chiropractic care. Further, they are willing to pay for care to maintain their mild pain levels. The “willingness to pay” cost ranges from $37.32 to $45.98. (2) Vancouver chiropractic patients at Vancouver Disc Centers appreciate their chiropractic care! Vancouver chiropractic services benefit chronic pain in addition to or without opioids.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Vincent Pankonin on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how chronic back pain treatment without opioids using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management allowed a patient to “forget” to visit him for a year as his pain was absent!

Vancouver Disc Centers offers spinal manipulation to athletes of all types – recreational and professional – to boost their efforts.

Vancouver CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Spinal Manipulation Before Sports

Vancouver athletes – recreational and professional – desire that edge when they do their sport. Spinal manipulation could be that edge! Elite Taekwondo athletes experienced improved muscle strength and corticospinal excitability to ankle plantar flexor muscles after just one spinal manipulation. The added force of the maximum voluntary contraction of the plantar flexors continued for 30 minutes and the corticospinal excitability increase went on for not less than 60 minutes. (3) Virginia Tech football players – offensive and defensive - felt increased performances in 2 football seasons during which they had spinal manipulation treatments before games. (4) A recent report shared that a single pre-exercise SMT brought about a heightened shift toward parasympathetic (the part of the autonomic nervous system in charge of controlling the body's unconscious actions) dominance and marginally lessened performance in recreational healthy athletes. (5) Time to try spinal manipulation for yourself! See if it boosts your edge. Let us chat at your next Vancouver chiropractic appointment.

CONTACT Vancouver Disc Centers

Make your Vancouver chiropractic appointment. Vancouver Disc Centers is ready to help you control your chronic pain without opioids and enable you not to be a part of today’s opioid epidemic and help Vancouver athletes improve their edge! Thank you for trusting your spine’s health to Vancouver Disc Centers!

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