Chiropractic Curbs Medical Spending

Chiropractor in KeizerA 2012 study found that chiropractic care can help reduce healthcare expenditures. If you live in Aloha, OR, call Dr. Bhasin to see how chiropractic can help you improve your health. Let's face it: price is a significant factor in selecting our healthcare options. We want quality care that works without racking up unneeded healthcare bills. At First Choice Chiropractic and Rehabilitation , we understand your concerns. We have many patients in Aloha, OR who are on a budget and come to our practice because they get results and save money on their healthcare costs. An increasing body of research shows that chiropractic is both effective and less expensive than more invasive medical treatments.

In a recent study, researchers assessed the healthcare expenses of over 12,000 people with spine conditions. They found that patients who used alternative therapies have reduced annual healthcare expenses compared to people receiving traditional treatments.

Chiropractic care contributed significantly to reduced costs since chiropractic accounted for 75% of alternative therapy use. revious reports have found that chiropractic care prevented recurring disability in people with back pain which could help to reduce medical spending.

Research has also suggested that chiropractic lowers expenditures for patients by helping them reduce unnecessary procedures, tests, surgeries, and expensive medications. Instead, doctors of chiropractic work to harness the body's inherent healing capabilities with a variety of natural, effective techniques.

If you live in Aloha, OR and you would like to improve your health and save money, give Dr. Bhasin a call at (503) 642-2845 today for a consultation.

References

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Cifuentes M, Willetts J, Wasiak R. Health maintenance care in work-related low back pain and its association with disability recurrence. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011; 53(4): 396-404.