West Palm Beach Back Pain Option: Control It

Control not cure. That’s a challenging view to take on when you are in pain. On the other hand, for many back pain and neck pain patients, any relief is acceptable. Moses Chiropractic treats many West Palm Beach back pain and West Palm Beach neck pain patients who deal with chronic pain. Luckily, spine pain patients who choose chiropractic care with realistic goals often obtain relief.

CURE vs MANAGEMENT

When patients visit doctors, they generally prefer a “fix”. They want to be “cured” from their ailment be it a cold or a headache or an infection even their back pain or neck pain. Researchers explained that medicine and healthcare primarily follow the “curative” model of care. For some conditions, management or control of the condition develops into the goal of care. Back and neck pain patients who come to the realization that their condition is theirs for life and that there is help for containing that pain via on-going chiropractic care turn into grateful patients. Moses Chiropractic sees them daily. The healthcare “curative” model may not transform any time soon, but the patients’ healthcare services do. Recently, researchers studied back pain patients seeking care from chiropractors. Of 1614 chronic back and neck pain patients, fewer than a third of them had a goal of a permanent resolution to their pain. These patients experienced pain for a shorter time and believed in a medical cure. The rest of the patients looked for on-going care to avert the pain from returning, prevent it from getting worse, and get temporary relief of their pain. These patients had lower pain levels for a longer time. (1) Patients’ hopes affect their pain relief.

HOPES OF BACK PAIN PATIENTS

It is no secret that low back pain is a costly healthcare challenge considering finances and quality of life. Back pain sufferers who hold a high expectation of improvement have a 58% higher chance of reporting improvement at the fourth visit to the chiropractor. Your West Palm Beach chiropractor knows the importance of our back pain patients’ hopes and expectations. These hopes foretell short-term outcomes better than pain intensity, self-rated health status or psychological status. (2) Moses Chiropractic encourages expectations that will improve patients’ quality of life.

50% RELIEF

50% relief is a quality of life improvement! The 50% Rule with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management puts forth realistic expectations to spine pain sufferers at the start of care. Many West Palm Beach back pain patients who come to Moses Chiropractic and have struggled with their pain for some time already are thrilled with the prospect of 10% or 20% or 50% or more. They just want some trace of their pre-pain life back even if it’s walking to the mailbox or going to the grocery store. Cox® Technic seeks 50% relief of pain within 30 days of care with patient cooperation on visits and at-home suggestions of exercise and/or nutrition. The 50% Rule also ensures both the back pain sufferer and the physician that the “next thing” to do if relief isn’t attained will be managed. Our patients can count on Moses Chiropractic to take care of them.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Scott Spengel on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping a patient with Cox® Technic for relief of her back pain with a reasonable cost on a reasonable timeframe to meet her expectations of pain reduction.

Schedule a West Palm Beach chiropractic visit soon for some control of your back pain and improved quality of life whether it’s 10% or 25% or 50% or more. It’s nice to have some control of the pain that’s controlled you for too long.

 
Moses Chiropractic helps patients set realistic goals and find some control of their back pain and neck pain so it doesn’t necessarily control them.  
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