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

Instead of opioids, Eugene chiropractic is beneficial for chronic pain management and relief. 

Chronic Pain: Opioids? Use Chiropractic Instead.

Eugene chronic pain is rampant. Eugene opioid use is epidemic. What is a solution? Chiropractic with Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic. Why? Opioids were welcomed as a pill solution for chronic pain…costs climbed, risks rose. 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 visited a chiropractor for their musculoskeletal pain problem were 49% less likely to receive a prescription for an opioid than those who went to different healthcare providers. (1) Patients using on-going chiropractic care to manage their chronic low-back and neck pain voiced to researchers that their pain would be higher without such chiropractic care. Additionally, they are willing to pay for care to keep their mild pain levels. The “willingness to pay” cost ranges from $37.32 to $45.98. (2) Eugene chiropractic patients at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic appreciate their chiropractic care! Eugene 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 visit him for a year as his pain was gone!

Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic offers spinal manipulation to athletes of all types – recreational and professional – to boost their efforts.

Eugene CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Spinal Manipulation Before Sports

Eugene athletes – recreational and professional – crave that edge when they do their sport. Spinal manipulation might be just that! Elite Taekwondo athletes felt improved muscle strength and corticospinal excitability to ankle plantar flexor muscles after just one spinal manipulation. The improved force of the maximum voluntary contraction of the plantar flexors continued for 30 minutes and the corticospinal excitability increase lasted for not less than 60 minutes. (3) Virginia Tech football players – offensive and defensive - experienced increased performances in two football seasons during which they obtained spinal manipulation treatments before games. (4) A recent report shared that a single pre-exercise SMT brought about a heightened shift toward parasympathetic (the part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for regulating the body's unconscious actions) dominance and slightly diminished performance in recreational healthy athletes. (5) Time to try spinal manipulation for yourself! See if it boosts your edge. Let us talk at your next Eugene chiropractic appointment.

CONTACT Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic

Make your Eugene chiropractic appointment. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is ready to help you manage your chronic pain without opioids and enable you not to be a part of today’s opioid epidemic and help Eugene athletes improve their edge! Thank you for trusting your spine’s health to Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic!

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