Touch is Part of Aaron Chiropractic Clinics Relieving Back Pain Care

For all the talk of artificial intelligence and the future of robots and computers in our lives, the beneficial effect of human touch can’t be replaced. Chiropractic is a hands-on profession. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic delivers hands-on Fort Wayne chiropractic care. Chiropractic has an extensive history of effective manual manipulation and treatment for back pain, neck pain and related extremity pain. Touch can’t be dismissed in its impact on healing and is not ignored by your Fort Wayne chiropractor as your pain-relieving treatment plan is set beginning with the first day’s exam and extending through the entire treatment process.


Touch in the relationship between doctor and patient is central. A recent study states that touch can produce neuromodulatory effects to reduce pain and reduce}decrease patient anxiety about the pain. Researchers wrote that the effect of touch starts with the confident handshake and extends through the physical examination, particularly when the physician conducting the exam touches the spot the patient explains is painful. This confirms to the patient that the doctor understands the patient’s pain. Touch also extends into treatment for manual and manipulative treating physicians. (1) The impact of touch can’t be negated. Your Fort Wayne chiropractor at Aaron Chiropractic Clinic knows this to be true and witnesses its effect every day and is happy to see its importance presented in the medical literature for manual therapy’s beneficial role in the health care system for conditions like Fort Wayne back pain, neck pain, arm pain, and sciatic leg pain.


A researcher commented on an influential study’s outcomes about the effect of spinal manipulation and exercise for back pain relief: “the data are compatible with a non-specific effect caused by touch.” (2) Science seeks to quantify just how human touch affects back pain relief. Until then, chiropractic physicians like your Fort Wayne chiropractor will welcome the effect of touch as they provide spinal manipulation with their hands.


Chiropractors depend on their sense of touch in delivering the appropriate forces to the spine, forces that deliver pain relief for the back pain and neck pain patient. Experience really refines the appropriate force application. Today, though, technology may help with this as force-feedback systems are assisting doctors gain that vital experience. With the chiropractic technique system utilized at Aaron Chiropractic Clinic, research has reported just what those appropriate, pain-relieving forces are. (3,4) Force-measuring equipment has been developed and integrated into teaching and daily-use chiropractic tables. (As a bonus, in performing the research study to assess forces with patients, no serious adverse effects were found. “First, do no harm.”)  (5,6) The Cox® Technic flexion distraction procedures used at Aaron Chiropractic Clinic are documented, gentle, and efficient for relieving pain and decreasing intradiscal pressures (7,8). That is a chiropractic treatment outcome combination our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients seek.

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Check out this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explained how Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and chiropractic treatment may influence via senses like touch.

Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic visit today. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic is committed to hands-on treatment for pain relief. No computer or AI system will substitute for your Fort Wayne chiropractor’s hands! See you soon!

Aaron Chiropractic Clinic offers pain-relieving chiropractic care that incorporates touch, an important factor in relieving pain. 
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