Let's face it: price is a necessary factor when we're considering our health and fitness care options. We want excellent care that works without racking up unnecessary health-care bills. Dr. Valente understands your worries. We have many patients Midtown East, NY who come to our practice because they get results and save money on their health-care expenditures.

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

In a recent paper, researchers assessed the medical expenses of over 12,000 people with spine conditions. They found that people who used alternative therapies have reduced annual health-related costs when compared to people receiving traditional medical treatments. Chiropractic care contributed dramatically to reduced costs since chiropractic accounted for 75% of alternative therapy use.

Earlier research has revealed that chiropractic adjustments prevented persistent disability in people with back pain which could help to reduce medical spending.Research has also suggested that chiropractic lowers expenditures for patients by helping them avoid risky treatments, tests, surgeries, and expensive drugs.

Instead, doctors of chiropractic work to take advantage of the body's innate healing capabilities with a combination of natural, successful techniques. If you live in Midtown East, NY and you would like to improve your health and save money, give Dr. Valente a call at (917) 338-7917 today for an appointment.

 


References

 Martins B, et al. The association of complementary and alternative medicine use and health care expenditures for back and neck problems. Medical Care 2012; 50 (12): 1029-1036. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e318269e0b2.

Cifuentes M, Willetts J, Wasiak R. Health maintenance care in work-related low back pain and its association with disability recurrence. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011; 53(4): 396-404.

 

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