Your back pain may not be about your back
“I care far more about your system than your symptoms. Chiropractors are whole-body doctors treating not just the musculoskeletal system but also things like metabolic syndrome or diabetes—without the use of drugs that traditional doctors use. You may come in because of back pain but we’re looking for the sources of your back pain that go beyond just your back.” —Robert Silverman
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Referrals are our bread and butter
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“Most of my patients come to me as referrals from other patients or practitioners. This makes me extra motivated to give you the best care so that you’ll feel comfortable sending your family and friends to me.” —Pamela Abramson-Levine, DC, family practice non-force chiropractor in Santa Monica, California
If you don’t follow instructions well, the treatment won’t work well
“When patients do not follow all my at-home care prescriptions, it hinders my ability to help them. I can adjust you and get your body aligned properly, but if you are not doing the therapeutic exercises I prescribe, or if you are continuing to eat a highly inflammatory diet, you are not going to see the best results. Optimal results occur when the entire program prescribed is followed properly.” —Pamela Abramson-Levine
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