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Best to See Your St. Francisville Chiropractor As Long As You Need

“Do I have to see my chiropractor forever?” is a normal question Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville gets when St. Francisville folks talk about chiropractic. St. Francisville chiropractic patients are a diverse lot. Some St. Francisville chiropractic patients come for a specific spinal pain relief issue and quit. Some St. Francisville chiropractic patients come and go as their back pain or neck pain issue dictates (though following closely the at-home care program that incorporates lifestyle issues, diet, nutrition, and exercise helps keep these issues at bay for many!). Some St. Francisville chiropractic patients find that making a St. Francisville chiropractic spinal manipulation visit on a regular schedule after pain relief is achieved benefits them: feeling better and keeping that better feeling when prodded to keep doing healthy things like exercising, eating right and being adjusted. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville appreciates every St. Francisville chiropractic patient who entrusts their spine’s healing and on-going health to this St. Francisville chiropractic practice.


Now, just how often a St. Francisville chiropractic patient can gain from St. Francisville chiropractic care visits is a well-researched answer for chronic low back pain patients. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville shares a recent study in which chronic low back pain patients were treated three times a week for 6 weeks. During each visit the patient would receive spinal manipulation or light massage or no treatment. Finally, 12 chiropractic spinal manipulation treatments produced the most positive outcomes for chronic low back pain patients. At one year follow up, the 18 visits patients showed greatest outcomes for disability and pain relief. (1) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville uses the Cox Technic System of Spinal Pain Management which has studied and reported about other specific spinal conditions the number of visits and days to maximum improvement. Such evidence lets Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville to really help our St. Francisville back pain patients’ understanding of what to expect with St. Francisville chiropractic care.


The number of visits for low back pain episodes changes often with the underlying cause of the back pain episode. A study from 30 chiropractic clinics’ chiropractic care with flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic) resulted in data on 1000 back pain patients. It documented the types of conditions treated, the days, visits and patient outcomes. Overall, 12 visits in 29 days were the mean outcomes for maximum improvement. For particular conditions like spondylolisthesis, disc herniation (even L4 vs L5 disc herniation), sprain/strain, etc., the days and visits varied. Treating a disc herniation is quite different from treating a sprain. One is more difficult to treat  than the other. 91% of patients found low back and leg pain relief on average in less than 90 days (when the condition becomes "chronic") and 12 visits. (2)

Whatever your underlying condition of spinal pain, a St. Francisville chiropractic treatment plan can be coordinated for its relief with a recommendation for on-going chiropractic care if that is wanted. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville is always ready to help!

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Listen in to this PODCAST about chiropractic care relief of a chronic pain condition with a patient who finds visits to the chiropractor help keep her going.

Schedule a St. Francisville chiropractic appointment with Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville to see how many visits it will likely take to get you feeling better and to consider if you would want to see your chiropractor forever on an occasional follow-up basis!

It’s up to you and your pain as to how often you see the St. Francisville chiropractor.
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