Chiropractic Care Should be Utilized First for Lower Back Pain
52% of all opioid prescriptions are for patients having back pain and, in the United States, there are millions afflicted with opioid use disorder. Most people who see their primary care physician for lower back pain will receive an opioid prescription, where those who initially consult with a chiropractor are less likely to require opioids.
A 2015 study showed that patients having back pain who initially sought care from a chiropractor where more satisfied than those who visited a primary care physician.
Chiropractors are the experts when it comes to relieving pain of the lower spine. Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and treat the causes of spine pain.
It’s clear that natural, safe, gentle chiropractic care is strongly recommended for patients with lower back pain. Chiropractic care for lower back pain is drug-free, surgery-free, and safe. Contact us to schedule an appointment to have your lower back pain relieved!