A new study in the journal “Spine” reveals that low back pain patients who received Chiropractic adjustment maintenance care over a 10 month period had better results regarding post-treatment pain and disability levels than patients who had stopped treatment after 1 month. The maintenance care patients also had improved lumbar mobility and better perceptions of their general health.
What does this mean? Basically, patience have the option to take part in maintenance Chiropractic care (monthly or bi-monthly) or what we call “Spinal Hygiene”. This new study reveals what we’ve clinically known for a long time but is now backed up by evidence. Spinal maintenance adjustments makes for healthier backs. To see the full journal article click the link below.