Newport Beach Chiropractor: Chiropractic Gets a Nod From Patients
Patients who visit chiropractors report themselves well-satisfied with the services they receive.
Brent D. Leininger of the Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota, conducted a secondary analysis of patient satisfaction based on a randomized trial of spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) delivered by doctors of chiropractic, home exercise and advice (HEA) delivered by exercise therapists, and medication (MED) prescribed by a medical doctors for acute/subacute neck pain.
Patients who visited chiropractors for neck pain or who received home exercise and advice from exercise therapists were more satisfied with the information and general care received than MED group participants.
Similarly, a study published in Consumer Reports in 2009 shows that hands-on therapies were tops among treatments for relief of back pain. The study, which surveyed more than 14,000 consumers, was conducted by the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center.
According to the report, the survey respondents tried a variety of different treatments and rated the treatments on how helpful and satisfied they were with the results.
The report states that, “eighty-eight percent of those who tried chiropractic manipulation said it helped a lot, and 59 percent were ‘completely’ or ‘very’ satisfied with their chiropractor.”
These are only a couple of the statistics covering chiropractic satisfaction.
Back and neck pain, of course, are most closely associated with chiropractic. But chiropractic can relieve plenty of other maladies, ranging from GERD to colic.
The reason is spinal manipulation, which repairs what chiropractors call “subluxations,” or vertebrae that have shifted out of position. When that happens, it can interfere with the messages that are supposed to travel from the brain down the spinal cord and out to all the organs, muscles and systems in the body. Chiropractors strive to eliminate the blockage and allow the body to heal itself naturally.
Chiropractors skilled in what’s known as Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP) take this one step further – rather than focus on immediate pain relief, they correct and restore your spine back to alignment, through adjustment, exercise and “spinal remodeling.”
Dr. Nona Djavid of Wellness Choice Center is one of only six chiropractors in Orange County practicing CBP. She has helped thousands of Newport Beach, Irvine, Newport Coast, Corona Del Mar, and Costa Mesa, California, residents live healthier lives.
Call Wellness Choice Center at 949-387-1333 for a free consultation and exam to see if you qualify for care.