Back pain is an underestimated illness; lower back pain causes mental and physical health issues that are often over-looked. Close to 90 percent of Americans suffer from some form of back pain. Chiropractic medicine, while often overlooked, is a valuable source of relief for a growing number of Americans — and it is increasingly a top choice for employment.
According to chiropractic websites, chiropractors focus on the neuromusculoskeletal system, using spinal adjustments and manipulations to address problems of the nerves, muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments. The result is a treatment that can often prevent surgery and provide much-needed relief to patients suffering from an array of injuries and chronic pain illnesses. Only 1.5 percent of those who see a chiropractor first have to have surgery,