Although some people are still skeptical about chiropractic care, even the American Medical Association (AMA) suggests that adjustments should be tried prior to surgical treatment - the one option that should be a last resort.
Dr. Marsh has seen many back pain patients in our West New York office who have been in pain for years and who are afraid that they might need an operation for their back issues. Dr. Marsh has had great success in helping patients get relief and avoid risky back surgery, and the science backs up our experience.
Recently, in a study carried out on about 2,000 Washington State workers who suffered from a back injury while at work, more than 42% who saw a surgeon first following their injury found themselves having back surgery within three years. That compares to just 1.5% of the individuals who first sought treatment with chiropractic, proving that this natural approach is very effective at keeping you off the operating table.
There are options to risky medical procedures. Chiropractic Treatment is a proven effective and safe way to improve the function of your spine, which is the root cause of back pain. Dr. Marsh has helped many patients in West New York heal. Give our office a call today at (201) 869-0830 for an appointment.
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