Chiropractic Before Surgery, Says AMA

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Although some people are still skeptical about chiropractic care, even the American Medical Association (AMA) suggests that adjustments should be tried prior to surgical treatment--the one option that should be a last resort.

Dr. Moses Ogbemudia has seen many back pain patients in our Capitol Hill, Washington DC office who have been hurting for years and who are worried that they might need an operation for their back pain. Dr. Moses Ogbemudia has had great success in helping patients recover and avoid risky back surgery, and the science backs up our experience.

Research Proves Chiropractic Helps You Avoid Risky Surgery

Recently, in one study conducted on about 2,000 Washington State employees who suffered from a back injury while at work, more than 42% who saw a surgeon first following their injury found themselves having back surgery within three years. That compares to just 1.5% of the people who first sought treatment with chiropractic care, showing that this non-invasive approach is extremely effective at keeping you off the operating table.

Dr. Moses Ogbemudia Can Help People Find Comfort From Back Pain Without Surgery

There are options to risky medical procedures. Chiropractic is a proven effective and safe way to improve the function of your spine, which is the root cause of back pain. Dr. Moses Ogbemudia has helped many patients in Capitol Hill, Washington DC recover. Give our office a call today at (202) 546-2000 for an appointment.

Reference

Goodman DM, Burke AE, Livingston. Low Back Pain. The Journal of the American Medical Association 2013;309(16);1738.

Keeney BJ, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, et al. Early predictors of lumbar spine surgery after occupational back injury: results from a prospective study of workers in Washington State. Spine 2013;38(11):953-964.

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