Healthy News - December 2019

Aaron Chiropractic Clinic [shares how medical physicians are referring to complementary health approaches more, particularly for chiropractic manipulation and massage. 

PHYSICIAN REFERRALS AND BENEFITS

Physician referrals to complementary health approaches (CHAs) is noteworthy. A study found that 53.1% of all US physicians referred patients to at least one CHA in the past year. The most common approaches advocated were acupuncture, yoga, herbs/nonvitamin supplements, osteopathic/chiropractic manipulation, and massage. Female physicians were more inclined than their male counterparts to suggest for massage, supplements, acupuncture and mind-body therapies. Psychiatrists, OB/GYNs, and pediatricians were less inclined to recommend chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation than general and family practitioners who most often suggested manipulation (54%) and massage (52.6%). (1) And it has been documented that first contact care by a chiropractor for issues like back pain, shoulder and hip pain results in lower cost of care as well as clinically comparable pain relief and greater satisfaction levels. (2) We love to see this referral among healthcare providers and physicians of all types! Fort Wayne chiropractic patients may well benefit from such cooperation in costs savings, pain relief, and confidence in the care they receive.

Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Kim Lombardy on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who works with physicians of all professions to help patients and especially this patient with hip pain and a slipped disc that bothered her after her hip surgery. His use of The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management sets him apart.

Fort Wayne holiday joy and even fun with Santa are studied as to their potential for preventing divorce and increasing happiness.  

TIP OF THE MONTH: Embrace the Holiday Season!

Just for fun, take a look at these Danish reports about the benefits of holiday joy and Santa fun! One analysis of medical doctors whose November conferences (with coffee) were contrasted to December conferences (without coffee but with Santa). The Santa visits boosted the joy to the level of meetings with coffee. (The authors point out that the research study was “kept secret for the participant in accordance with the tradition of Santa’s elves.”) (3) Another Danish study looked at issues like belief in Santa and relationship length that may influence doctors’ divorce statistics in the months following the holidays. Divorce rates rose least for general practitioners whose relationships were also reported to be longer that other medical subspecialties. Believing in Santa was helpful only for psychiatrists! These authors’ bottom-line recommendation was to enjoy the Christmas fun but do not rely on Santa for the present shopping. Each person must do that for himself/herself! (4) If you see Santa in your Fort Wayne chiropractor’s office, it’s a good thing for all!

CONTACT Aaron Chiropractic Clinic

Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment today with Aaron Chiropractic Clinic. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic wants you see Santa and smile with joy. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic appreciates any referrals from physicians for Fort Wayne chiropractic spinal manipulation which Aaron Chiropractic Clinic prides itself on being the back pain specialty practice in Fort Wayne.

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

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