Chiropractic Care Curbs Medical Expenses

Let's be honest: cost is an important aspect when we're researching our health and fitness options. We want high quality care that works without racking up unneeded medical bills. At Jamie R. Stern Chiropractic Corp, we understand your concerns. We have many patients in San Francisco and Sunnyvale who are on a budget and come to our practice because they get results and save money on their healthcare costs.

An increasing body of research shows that chiropractic is both effective and less expensive than more invasive medical treatments.

In a recent report, researchers analyzed the medical expenses of over 12,000 adults with spine conditions. They found that patients who used alternative therapies have lower annual healthcare costs when compared to patients receiving traditional treatments.

Chiropractic Care Curbs Medical Expenses in San Francisco, CAChiropractic care contributed significantly to reduced costs since chiropractic accounted for 75% of alternative therapy use. Previous research has revealed that chiropractic prevented recurring disability in people with back pain which could help to minimize medical spending.

Studies have also suggested that chiropractic lowers spending for patients by helping them reduce unnecessary procedures, exams, surgeries, and expensive medications.

Instead, doctors of chiropractic work to harness the body's innate healing capabilities with a variety of natural, successful modalities.

If you live in San Francisco, CA and you would like to improve your health and save money, give Dr. Stern a call at (415) 308-7636 today for an appointment.

Reference

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