More than 20 million Americans visit chiropractors annually, seeking relief from a range of aches and pains, particularly neck and back pain and headaches.
Here are 3 Chiropractic myths:
Myth: Chiropractic adjustments are dangerous.
Truth: Studies have shown that Chiropractic adjustments are safer than many common activities like salon shampooing, break dancing and gazing at stars.
Myth: Once you go to the Chiropractor, you’ll always have to go.
Truth: Regular adjustments are a part of a healthy lifestyle. The choice to continue is yours.
Myth: Chiropractic care is expensive.
Truth: Many insurance companies including Medicare cover adjustments because they have statistically quantified the benefits of preventative care versus drugs and surgery.
There are an incredible number of studies that have shown chiropractic treatment to be both safe and effective. The following are excerpts provided by the American Chiropractic Association from a few of the more recent studies.