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As an essential healthcare provider, Hillclimb Chiropractic Clinic is open Mon-Fri and available to help you with all your urgent pain and maintenance care needs. We are following all Washington State Department of Health, CDC and Washington State Chiropractic Association guidelines including requiring all patients, visitors and staff to wear face coverings/masks while in the clinic. If you have an appointment at our clinic and have any symptoms of acute respiratory illness (e.g., fever, cough, difficulty breathing), please call our front desk to reschedule your appt. For more informaiton please check out our Covid-19 resources here

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Chiropractic care for back pain tied to lower odds of opioid use

Chiropractic care for back pain tied to lower odds of opioid use

Sharing recent Reuters article on chiropractic care for back pain tied to lower odds of opioid use. Our chiropractors work with people with back pain every day so wanted to share a few highlights from the article:

“People who saw a chiropractor were 64% less likely to use opioids than people who didn’t, researchers report in the journal Pain Medicine.

“Patients with spinal pain who visit a chiropractor may receive treatments such as spinal manipulation, massage, acupuncture, exercises and education as appropriate,” said lead author Kelsey Corcoran of Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

“These therapies may lead to decreased pain, improved range of motion and increased function,” Corcoran said by email. “If a patient’s pain is well controlled by the treatment they received from a chiropractor, they may subsequently need less pain medications or even none at all.””

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