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Massage vs. Chiropractic Infograpic

MASSAGE CHIROPRACTIC MASSAGE THERAPY ACCORDING TO THE 2011 AMTA CONSUMER SURVEY 18 PERCENT 31 PERCENT 18% 31% of adult Americans of adult Americans received at least one received a massage in massage between July 2010 and July 2011. the previous five years. In July 2011, Of the people who had at least one massage in the last five years, | 13% 24% OF WOMEN 40% 40 PERCENT reported they did so for health conditions such as: AND 13% OF MEN reported having a 24% massage in the past MIGRAINE CONTROL OVERALL WELLNESS PAIN MANAGEMENT INJURY REHABILITATION twelve months. agree that massage can be effective in reducing pain, up from 86 percent in the 2010 39 90% survey. MILLION 29% of massage consumers had a massage for relaxation/stress reduction between July 2010 and July 2011. In July 2011, more than thirty-nine million American adults (15 percent) had discussed massage therapy with their doctors or health care providers in the previous year, compared to 16 percent the year before. of those who have ever had a 53% massage say they have used massage therapy at least one time to relieve and/or manage Of those 15 percent, 31 percent of their health care 31% providers strongly recommended massage therapy, compared to 35 percent in 2009. stress. 52% VS 50% While PHYSICIANS led the way in recommending massage (52 percent vs. 50 percent in 2010), 96% CHIROPRACTORS 50% VS 35% (50 percent vs. 35 percent in 2010) and PHYSICAL THERAPISTS (49 percent vs. 38 percent in 2010) also recommended massage therapy when their patients discussed it with them. 49% VS 38% of massage therapists received at least one referral every 6 months from a hospital or medical office in 2011. The number of NURSES recommending massages doubled in 2011, with 26 PERCENT of nurses recommending massage in 2011 versus 13 PERCENT in 2010. PRIMARY TECHNIQUES USED: SWEDISH MASSAGE (33.8%) DEEP TISSUE/NEUROMUSCULAR THERAPY (33.6%) SPORTS MASSAGE (2.4%) ENERGY HEALING (4.2%) MYOFASCIAL RELEASE (3.5%) TRIGGER POINT THERAPY (2.4%) CHIROPRACTIC Health conditions that are usually treated by doctors of chiropractic include back pain, neck pain, headaches, sports injuries, and recurring strains. Individuals also look for treatment for pain related to joint disorder, like arthritis. In 2002, approximately 7.4 percent of the population used chiropractic care - a higher percentage than yoga, massage, acupuncture or other diet-based therapies. 7.4% Approximately 60 percent of all chiropractic patients are female, Back pain is one of the More than 35 percent of patients 35% most common reasons for missed work. In fact, back receiving chiropractic care were being treated for mid- or low-back pain is the second most pain, and almost 20 percent were common reason for visits to the doctor's office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. being treated for neck pain. More 20% than half of those surveyed said that their symptoms were chronic. More than 20 MILLION AMERICANS will seek chiropractic care this year. Chiropractic has been around for more than 100 years Chiropractic adjustment is an effective treatment that's performed around 1 MILLION TIMES every business day in the United States. of women who receive chiropractic care during pregnancy 75%-84% report relief of back pain. OVER S60 BILLION is spent on finding relief from back pain each year N in the US. 58% of the people using chiropractic said if was an absolutely essential part of their healfh care and insurance package. 45%-55% savings in treatments when they are provided by a professional chiropractor versus other medical doctors. OVER 20M AMERICANS seek out chiropractic services each year. 3X Chiropractic patients report being 3x more satisfied with their treatment than patients seeing family practice physicians. 9 OUT OF 10 USERS of chiropractic feel their reatment has been effective. Sources: MIXAROMA handcrafted vwith love

Massage vs. Chiropractic Infograpic

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Benefits and Statistics of Massage Therapy and Chiropractors. People were interviewed and they maintain that massage reduces pain. People use massage to relieve stress and to relax as well.




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