Would a doctor ever recommend a chiropractor?

Would a doctor ever recommend a chiropractor?

Would a doctor ever recommend a chiropractor?

No. Chiropractors do nothing unique that would warrant more referrals. Physicians who take enough time to examine and treat their patients' musculoskeletal complaints can handle almost any problem. Unfortunately, many physicians do not have much time for such ills.

What do orthopedic doctors think of chiropractors?

North American orthopedic surgeons' attitudes toward chiropractic were diverse, with 44.5% endorsing a negative impression, 29.4% holding favorable views, and 26.1% being neutral. Approximately half of respondents referred patients for chiropractic care each year, mainly due to patient request.

What are the benefits of going to a chiropractor?

  • The benefits of seeing a chiropractor includes help with headaches, ear infections, neck pain, asthma, scoliosis, and arthritis. It can also help keep your bowel regular and your pregnancy healthy.

When to use a chiropractor?

  • Chiropractic services are used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.

Can a chiropractor hurt you?

  • The main way a chiropractor could hurt you is by adjusting the area of pain, 10% of the time the painful area needs to be adjusted, 90% of the time the restriction doesn’t hurt and it’s around the raw joint.

What happens when a chiropractor adjusts you?

  • When joint tissues are stretched during a chiropractic adjustment, the pockets of air "pop," which creates that cracking sound you hear. After this treatment, you may feel more movement in your back. However, the muscles may still be sore and tight.

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