May 2019 Healthy News: Baton Rouge Chiropractic Benefits Chronic Pain (Without Opioids) & Athletes

Instead of opioids, Baton Rouge chiropractic is valuable for chronic pain management and relief. 

Chronic Pain: Opioids? Use Chiropractic Instead.

Baton Rouge chronic pain is rampant. Baton Rouge opioid use is epidemic. What is an effective option? Chiropractic with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation. Why? Opioids were welcomed as a pill solution for chronic pain…costs climbed, risks increased. Options and co-treatment approaches are called for. In a research investigation of 62,000 patients in 6 studies of chiropractic utilization and opioid prescribing, use of chiropractic care ranged from 11.3% to 51.3%. Patients who saw a chiropractor for their musculoskeletal pain issue were 49% less apt to obtain a prescription for an opioid than those who went to other healthcare providers. (1) Patients using routine chiropractic care to cope with their chronic low-back and neck pain voiced to researchers that their pain would be more without such chiropractic care. Additionally, they are willing to pay for care to keep their mild pain levels. The “willingness to pay” cost varies from $37.32 to $45.98. (2) Baton Rouge chiropractic patients at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation highly regard their chiropractic care! Baton Rouge 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 using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management permitted a patient to “forget” to come see him for a year as his pain was absent!

Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation offers spinal manipulation to athletes of all types – recreational and professional – to enhance their efforts.

Baton Rouge CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Spinal Manipulation Before Sports

Baton Rouge athletes – recreational and professional – desire that edge when they do their thing. 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 increased force of the maximum voluntary contraction of the plantar flexors continued for 30 minutes and the corticospinal excitability increase persisted for not less than 60 minutes. (3) Virginia Tech football players – offensive and defensive - felt improved performances in two football seasons during which they had pre-game spinal manipulation treatments. (4) A new report said that a single pre-exercise SMT brought about a heightened shift toward parasympathetic (the part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for controlling the body's unconscious actions) dominance and slightly lessened performance in recreational healthy athletes. (5) Time to try spinal manipulation for yourself! See if it boosts your edge. Let’s talk at your next Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment.

CONTACT Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation

Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is ready to help you manage your chronic pain without opioids and help you not to be a part of today’s opioid epidemic and help Baton Rouge athletes increase their edge! Thank you for trusting your spine’s health to Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation!

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