Posts Tagged "low back pain"

The Chiropractor or the ER. Where should you go to for low back pain!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractor Woodstock, Sciatica | 0 comments

Treating Back pain can be a very expensive venture.  Estimates in the US have back pain costing us around $86 billion dollars a year.   Much of that cost can be attributed to expensive surgeries as well as trips to the ER.  While I have covered some of the reasons surgery is generally best left as a last resort here visiting the ER not only tends to be the most expensive places to treat back pain but it can also be one of the least effective. In a recent study involving ER visits and low back pain it was determined that 2.3% of ER visits  were due to low back pain.   That amounts to roughly 2.63 million visits as a whole.  When admitted the most common diagnostic...

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