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Touch is Part of Vancouver Disc Centerss Relieving Back Pain Care

There’s talk of artificial intelligence and the future of robots and computers in our lives, the beneficial effect of human touch can’t be supplanted. Chiropractic is a hands-on profession. Vancouver Disc Centers delivers hands-on Vancouver chiropractic care. Chiropractic has an extensive history of effective manual manipulation and treatment for back pain, neck pain and related extremity pain. Touch can’t be dismissed in its influence on healing and is not ignored by your Vancouver chiropractor as your pain-relieving treatment plan is established starting with the first day’s exam and throughout the whole treatment process.

TOUCH IN THE DOCTOR PATIENT REALM

Touch in the doctor-patient relationship is important. A recent study documents that touch can produce neuromodulatory effects to ease pain and reduce}decrease patient anxiety about the pain. Researchers wrote that the effect of touch begins with the confident handshake and extends through the physical examination, particularly when the physician doing the exam touches the area the patient indicates is painful. This lets the patient know that the doctor gets the patient’s pain. Touch also influences treatment for manual and manipulative treating physicians. (1) The impact of touch can’t be denied. Your Vancouver chiropractor at Vancouver Disc Centers recognizes that this is true and sees its effect daily and is happy to see its importance presented in the medical literature for manual therapy’s beneficial role in the health care system for conditions like Vancouver back pain, neck pain, arm pain, and sciatic leg pain.

EFFECT OF TOUCH

A researcher commented on an influential study’s outcomes regarding the effect of spinal manipulation and exercise for back pain relief: “the data are compatible with a non-specific effect caused by touch.” (2) Human touch has an effect that science seeks to quantify. Until then, chiropractic physicians like your Vancouver chiropractor will welcome the effect of touch as they provide spinal manipulation with their hands.

Vancouver CHIROPRACTIC TOUCH

Chiropractors rely on their sense of touch in delivering the appropriate forces to the spine, forces that provide pain relief for the back pain and neck pain patient. Experience really refines the appropriate force application. Today, though, technology may help in this area as force-feedback systems are assisting doctors gain that key experience. With the chiropractic technique system utilized at Vancouver Disc Centers, research has reported just what those appropriate, pain-relieving forces are. (3,4) Force-measuring equipment has been developed and incorporated into teaching and daily-use chiropractic tables. (As a bonus, in performing the research study to test forces with patients, no serious adverse effects were found. “First, do no harm.”)  (5,6) The Cox® Technic flexion distraction procedures used at Vancouver Disc Centers are documented, gentle, and efficient for easing pain and dropping intradiscal pressures (7,8). That is a chiropractic treatment outcome combination our Vancouver chiropractic patients seek.

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Check out this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he described how Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and chiropractic treatment may influence via senses like touch.

Set your next Vancouver chiropractic visit soon. Vancouver Disc Centers is committed to hands-on treatment for pain relief. No computer or AI system will substitute for your Vancouver chiropractor’s hands! Come by soon!

 
Vancouver Disc Centers offers pain-relieving chiropractic care that incorporates touch, an important factor in relieving pain. 
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