Wednesday, November 17, 2010

New Study Finds Chiropractic Cuts Health Care Costs in Half

A new study analyzing data retrieved from 85,000 Blue Cross Blue Shield beneficiaries found that insurance companies that prevent people with lower back pain from seeing a chiropractor actually pay 40% more for the care those people receive from medical providers.

Lower back pain is a significant public health problem with up to 85 percent of Americans experiencing back pain at some point in their lives. Treating back pain costs about $50 billion annually in health care costs (not including the negative effects on employee productivity) making it one of the top 10 most costly conditions treated in the United States.

If you or someone you know is experiencing back pain, schedule an appointment at our office today and save your self time and money by feeling better faster.

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