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Asthma Patients Breathe Sigh of Relief With Chiropractor in Orange

Estimates indicate that some 300 million people across the globe have asthma, with the disease being held responsible for a whopping 180,000 deaths. The financial burden caused from asthma in Western countries varies between $300 to $1,300 per patient annually. The prevalence of both complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use for adult asthmatics varies from 4 percent to 79 percent while it varies from 33 percent to 89 percent in children.

Of the numerous practitioner-oriented CAM therapies, chiropractic is the most popular for children and adults. As with other chiropractors, the study authors gravitate to the principles of evidence-based practice in asthma patient care. Recent comprehensive reviews of the literature looks at chiropractic’s effectiveness. To mitigate the conflict between clinical experience and the experience of patients, a systematic review of literature regarding the chiropractic care of asthmatic patients was undertaken.

The review utilized nine databases covering up to nearly 50 years, with inclusion criteria for manuscript review being manuscripts of primary investigation/report published in peer-reviewed journals involving asthmatic patient care.

The studies provided some evidence that chiropractic care for patients with asthma can be effective; in conclusion, chiropractic may provide an alternative care approach for asthmatic patients. Continuous investigations of this conservative care approach for people with asthma should give way to more studies like randomized controlled trials.

For those suffering from asthma, relief can be found at The Joint …the chiropractic place, where there are no appointments and no hidden fees. As your local chiropractor in Orange, The Joint is located at 745 S Main St, Suite 120 and provides affordable chiropractic services daily. So swing by and discover how The Joint is making it easy to put your chiropractic health first.


Always consult your chiropractor or primary care physician for all your health related advice.

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