October is National Chiropractic Health Month!
October is National Chiropractic Health Month! To celebrate, we are sharing a bit of information about chiropractic and why we believe that chiropractic is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.
Did you know that more than one in two adults in the US, around 124 million people each year, experience a musculoskeletal condition? Furthermore, over half of people living with musculoskeletal disorders report that their pain interferes with their daily living, including their ability to work. Unfortunately, low back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions for which opioids are prescribed. This can put patients at a higher risk of overuse and addiction.
At Pure Life Clinic, we believe in prioritizing nonpharmacologic solutions for pain management, and groups such as the CDC and FDA agree with us. Fortunately, chiropractic care is widely recognized as one of the safest non-drug, noninvasive therapies available for treatment of low back pain and other musculoskeletal complaints. In 2017, the American College of Physicians promoted the use of spinal manipulation and other noninvasive methods as a first line of defense against back pain.
An active lifestyle, proper nutrition, and proper ergonomics combined with chiropractic services can protect and enhance musculoskeletal health over a lifetime. Contact our office to find out what your chiropractic benefits are, and to discuss your first visit with a chiropractor.