Pflugerville Wellness Center Cares for Veterans and Locals Alike with Back Pain and Stress

Stress of life and stress of military life are taxing. Chiropractic care offers relieving care to both military and non-military folks alike. New studies centered on the benefits of chiropractic for military veterans revealed benefits of chiropractic care to which Pflugerville chiropractic care patients can connect: improvement in pain, strength, and dealing with pain. Pflugerville Wellness Center is the Pflugerville chiropractic pain and stress relieving center!

STRESS AND PAIN

Veterans struggle with stress and pain. The VA System is at work to address veterans’ needs. Medicine is forefront in the VA care system while many veterans are venturing outside that system for additional care. A national survey of veterans discovered that 52% employed complementary and integrated health approaches to deal with their issues with pain and stress reduction/relaxation topping the list: 44% massage, 37% chiropractic, 34% mindfulness, 24% other meditation, and 25% yoga. 84% said they are interested in undertaking at least one of these approaches: massage, chiropractic, acupressure, reflexology, progressive relaxation, acupressure. They were much more likely to try these beyond the VA System. (1) Veterans are like you! They pursue Pflugerville chiropractic care outside the regular system at times, too!

HELPING VETERANS REGAIN THEIR STRENGTH

Veterans with back pain like other back pain sufferers lose their strength and quality of life. Chiropractic care can frequently help. Veterans notably suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder which causes difficulties with their pain management care. Chiropractic care within the VA system accounts for such overlying issues. Chiropractors in the VA System would want to carefully diagnose and manage PTSD veterans to ensure they are receiving all the necessary care. (2) Your Pflugerville chiropractor thinks each of our Pflugerville back pain patients’ other issues in the same way to maximize positive clinical outcomes.  

IMPROVING STRENGTH IN LOW BACK PAIN SUFFERING VETERANS

One positive clinical outcome wanted by all back pain sufferers is to be able to do activities of daily living as they need and want. Back pain is known to reduce ability to daily activities. For veterans, lifting, endurance and balance are key daily activities. Back pain suffering veterans were assigned to chiropractic care or a wait list for 4 weeks. The chiropractic patients bettered their pulling strength by 5.08 kgs while the wait list group’s pull strength reduced by 7.43 kgs. Trunk muscle endurance, disability, pain intensity and fear avoidance behavior all improved with chiropractic care of active military personnel with low back pain. (3) Plus, after back surgery, some veterans will still experience pain and want some help.  90.3% of VA chiropractors reported seeing at least 1 post-back surgery fusion patient in the last 30 days. (4) Chiropractic care for post-surgical continued pain is showing itself to be beneficial.  Pflugerville Wellness Center uses such pain reducing, strength growing care for Pflugerville back pain sufferers, too!

CONTACT Pflugerville Wellness Center

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. C. Michael Dupriest on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes beneficial and relieving chiropractic care integrating the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management as a chiropractor within the VA System.

Schedule a Pflugerville chiropractic visit with Pflugerville Wellness Center for your low back pain and any associated stress that it brings with it. Together, we will set up a treatment plan just for you.

 
 Pflugerville Wellness Center treats veterans with back pain and PTSD and stress.
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