The majority of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives; often, it is chronic. Research shows that in many cases chiropractic treatment is the best option for relief. Studies indicate that most patients showed substantial improvement after six weeks of treatment. More widespread use of chiropractic treatment, rather than more traditional treatment methods like drugs and surgery, can also help mitigate the growing epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States.
- Studies showed that over 80% of adults have experienced back pain during their lifetime.
- Six weeks of spinal manipulation treatment is suggested to reduce back pain.
- Spinal manipulation is the most recommended therapy for lower back pain among non-pharmaceutical options.
"Fortunately, the research continues to suggest spinal manipulation (chiropractic adjustments) is a primary treatment option to get rid of the pain."