While there have always been naysayers when it comes to the effectiveness of chiropractic care, approximately 30 million people see a chiropractor annually. The reason? It works! Here at Bergtold Chir…Read More
Low Back Pain
If you’re suffering from lower back pain, you’re not alone. More than 80 percent of North Americans will at some time in their life suffer from the disabling confines of lower back pain.
According to experts, lower back pain is the number one disability culprit in workers’ compensation claims and accounts for more than $50 billion annually in the US through medical care and lost production. In addition, the latest research shows most lower back problems which cause low back pain do not fully resolve without extensive treatment and proper rehabilitation, contrary to previous beliefs.
The chiropractic doctor is unique in the healthcare field in that much of the training in chiropractic colleges is specifically aimed at identifying and successfully treating and managing lower back conditions. General medical practitioners generally lack adequate training in this area and have not learned the skills necessary to most effectively identify and treat most back conditions.