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Exploding the Myth that Chiropractic Care is Expensive

Written By Selinger Chiropractic on October 13, 2017

Exploding the Myth that Chiropractic Care is Expensive

If you've heard that Lantana chiropractor Dr. Craig Selinger is expensive, you've heard wrong. Research clearly disproves the myth that chiropractic care is more expensive than traditional medical care. Chiropractic care has been consistently shown to be cost effective in a number of government and workers' compensation board studies.

According to The Manga Report, a 1993 Canadian government commissioned study, "There would be highly significant cost savings if more management of low-back pain was transferred from physicians to chiropractors... Users of chiropractic care have substantially lower health care costs, especially inpatient costs, than those who use medical care only."

According to an economic analysis conducted in Richmond, Virginia, "By every test of cost and effectiveness, the general weight of evidence shows chiropractic to provide important therapeutic benefits, at economical costs. Additionally, these benefits are achieved with apparently minimal, even negligible, impacts on the costs of health insurance."

When the State of Florida's Workers' Compensation Board conducted research in 1988 on treatment costs associated with injured workers who received care from either chiropractic doctors or medical doctors, they found chiropractic treatment costs were 58.8 percent of the treatments costs rendered by medical doctors ($558 vs. $1,100 per case).

If you're looking for a chiropractor in Lake Worth Florida or the surrounding area, Dr. Selinger is an outstanding choice. He will treat your neck pain in Lake Worth, your back pain in Lake Worth, your shooting leg pain in Lake Worth, and similar conditions in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost. Call for an appointment today.