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Among people seeking back pain relief alternatives, most choose chiropractic treatment. About 22 million Americans visit chiropractors annually. Of these, 7.7 million, or 35%, are seeking relief from back pain from various causes, including accidents, sports injuries, and muscle strains. Other complaints include pain in the neck, arms, and legs, as well as headaches.

From: Chiropractic Care for Back Pain WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  WebMD A-Z Health Guide:   WebMD Medical News: .  American Chiropractic Association: "History of Chiropractic Care" and "What Is Chiropractic?"  National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "About Chiropractic and Its Use in Treating Low-Back Pain."  National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Handout on Health: Back Pain."




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Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on October 16, 2019

SOURCES:  WebMD A-Z Health Guide:   WebMD Medical News: .  American Chiropractic Association: "History of Chiropractic Care" and "What Is Chiropractic?"  National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "About Chiropractic and Its Use in Treating Low-Back Pain."  National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Handout on Health: Back Pain."




"Chiropractic."Massage, Chiropractic Top Medical Alternatives, Alternative Medicines Rated in Consumer Reports Survey

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on October 16, 2019

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