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

Instead of opioids, Fort Wayne chiropractic is valuable for chronic pain management and relief. 

Chronic Pain: Opioids? Use Chiropractic Instead.

Fort Wayne chronic pain is rampant. Fort Wayne opioid use is epidemic. What’s a solution? Chiropractic with Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center. Why? Opioids were hailed as a pill answer for chronic pain…costs climbed, risks rose. Options and co-treatment approaches are demanded. In a research investigation of 62,000 patients in 6 studies of chiropractic use and opioid prescribing, usage of chiropractic care ranged from 11.3% to 51.3%. Patients who visited a chiropractor for their musculoskeletal pain issue were 49% less liable to take a prescription for an opioid than those who went to different healthcare providers. (1) Patients using routine chiropractic care to cope with their chronic low-back and neck pain told researchers that their pain would be more without such chiropractic care. Additionally, 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) Fort Wayne chiropractic patients at Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center appreciate their chiropractic care! Fort Wayne 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 utilizing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management allowed a patient to “forget” to come see him for a year as his pain was gone!

Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center offers spinal manipulation to athletes of all types – recreational and professional – to enhance their efforts.

Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Spinal Manipulation Before Sports

Fort Wayne athletes – recreational and professional – desire that edge when they do their sport. Spinal manipulation might be just that! Elite Taekwondo athletes felt added 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 lasted for 30 minutes and the corticospinal excitability increase persisted for at least 60 minutes. (3) Virginia Tech football players – offensive and defensive - felt increased performances in two football seasons during which they had spinal manipulation treatments before games. (4) A new report said that a single pre-exercise SMT elicited a heightened shift toward parasympathetic (the part of the autonomic nervous system in charge of regulating the body's unconscious actions) dominance and marginally diminished performance in recreational healthy athletes. (5) Time to try spinal manipulation for yourself! See if it enhances your edge. Let’s talk at your next Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment.

CONTACT Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center

Make your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment. Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center is here to help you manage your chronic pain without opioids and enable you not to be a part of today’s opioid epidemic and help Fort Wayne athletes improve their edge! Thank you for entrusting your spine’s health to Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center!

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