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Murfreesboro Back Pain Patients Expect Results from Chiropractic Care

“I don’t want this pain to worsen.”

“I want some pain relief.”

“I want pain relief.”

“I want this back pain to go away and never return.”

Back pain and neck pain patients tend to have varying goals for their pain. Healthcare policy often relates to cure. Many chronic pain patients know otherwise. Most Chiropractic Clinic knows otherwise. We all want relief and some semblance of control over how and when back pain and neck pain develop and ease. Chiropractic care is for these patients. Most Chiropractic Clinic’s chiropractic care looks at a problem like back and neck pain and acknowledges that often there is no “cure,” but there is “control.” Back pain and neck pain patients who have gone through a few episodes with either condition realize this, too. They align their healthcare goals with their experience: there isn’t always a cure, but there is often control to avert pain episodes and relieving care to get through the pain episodes as quickly as possible. Most Chiropractic Clinic is the Murfreesboro chiropractic place for back and neck pain patients. Most Chiropractic Clinic is home of the Murfreesboro back pain specialist.

PATIENT EXPECTATIONS: HOW THEY INFLUENCE AND HOW THEY’RE MET

Chiropractic back pain specialists know their back pain and neck pain sufferers well. A recent study of 1614 patients experiencing chronic low back pain (885) and chronic neck pain (729) reported their goals for chiropractic care of their conditions. About a third of them wished for the pain to cease permanently and were more likely to have had pain for a shorter time and have a stronger belief in medical cure; they wanted a cure. 22% of low back pain and 16% of neck pain patients wished to prevent their pain from returning and were more likely to have lower pain levels. 14% of low back and 12% of neck pain patients sought to stop their pain from getting worse. 31% of back pain and 41% of neck pain patients sought temporary relief of their pain. These last two groups of patients tended to have had pain for a longer period of time. Which group do you fall into? Like most humans, there is a difference from person to person depending on their experience that chiropractors and other healthcare providers really should recognize. (1) Such patient expectations are documented to predict short-term outcomes of chiropractic care for low back pain. Another study documented that patients with a high expectation of improvement were 58% more likely to report an improvement at the fourth appointment. (2) Certainly, having healthcare providers of various professions working together can raise low back pain patients’ odds of relief. (3) Today, the patient is the focus for healthcare providers. Patient-centered care relies on patient-reported outcomes to tell the story. The patient’s perspective must always be taken into account. And when it comes to non-pharmacological treatment of low back pain, active patient involvement is essential. (4) At Most Chiropractic Clinic the Murfreesboro back pain patient is at the center of everything we do.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Ed Hutter on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson in which he shares his story of being a back pain patient wanting pain relief and how the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management eased his pain.

Schedule your Murfreesboro chiropractic visit with your Murfreesboro back pain specialist today. Bring your expectations of care. We’ll make a treatment plan together to meet them.

 
Most Chiropractic Clinic considers patients’ expectations of the care they seek for their back pain and neck pain and seeks to meet them. 
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