Dr. Joshua Ledbetter, D.C.Zephyrhills Chiropractor
Many studies over the years have shown chiropractic care to be safe, highly beneficial, and cost effective, with high patient satisfaction.
Lower Blood Pressure
A study in the Journal of Human Hypertension (March 16, 2007) showed that patients getting an adjustment to the cervical and/or neck resulted in significantly lower blood pressure.
People that saw a chiropractor first for their back pain had 42% less surgery than those who went to medical doctors first. (Source: Keeney et al 2012, Spine)
Neck Pain Relief
People that saw a chiropractor for neck pain missed less work and success was twice as high for patients seeing a medical doctor. (Source: Liliedahl et al 2010, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Healthcare Cost Savings
Low back pain treated with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) saves 40% on healthcare costs when compared with care initiated through a medical doctor (MD). (Source: Liliedahl et al 2010, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)
Tension Headache Relief
The results of another study showed that spinal manipulative therapy is an effective treatment for tension headaches. (Source: Boline et al 1995, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics)