The top 6 common myths about chiropractic treatment: Part Four!

Some folks in Peterborough continue to have questions about the role that chiropractors play in the healthcare team, and what benefit chiropractic care may have to their health.

While you can always book a no-obligation comprehensive evaluation with us at PTBO Chiro to discuss your specific needs, today we’re busting myth #4 of some commonly shared chiropractic myths:

Myth #4: There is no evidence to support the effectiveness of chiropractic care

Chiropractic treatment is at times questioned on its effectiveness. Yet, the chiropractic profession and others have invested significant resources to build a robust body of evidence studying the impact of manual therapies on musculoskeletal conditions.

For example, spinal and joint manipulation has been shown to be effective treatment for acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, like back pain. In fact, spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is recommended as first line intervention for back pain in numerous clinical practice guidelines including the Bone and Joint Decade Task Force, the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society as well as Britain’s National Institute of Health and Care Excellence.

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