Lower back pain is the leading cause for years lived with disability worldwide! This is largely because lower back pain very often becomes chronic or recurrent. In fact up to 34% of lower back pain cases will persist and become chronic, and 60% of lower back pain is recurring.
Headaches are one of the most common conditions that chiropractors see, with the vast majority being Tension-type, and these are most often successfully treated with massage, dry needling, spinal manipulation, stretching and posture correction.
Well here’s an interesting fact, a recent study published in the Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics found absolutely no difference in effectiveness of treatment between male and female chiropractors!
Back pain, both upper and lower, is an incredibly common complaint, in fact it is one of the most common reasons for people missing work. Lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide.