Touch is Part of Vancouver Spine Care Centres Relieving Back Pain Care

For all the talk of artificial intelligence and the future of robots and computers in our lives, the positive effect of human touch can’t be supplanted. Chiropractic is a hands-on profession. Vancouver Spine Care Centre offers hands-on Vancouver chiropractic care. Chiropractic has an extensive history of valuable manual manipulation and treatment for back pain, neck pain and related extremity pain. Touch cannot be dismissed in its impact on healing and is not ignored by your Vancouver chiropractor as your pain-relieving treatment plan is set starting with day one’s exam and extending through the whole treatment process.

TOUCH IN THE DOCTOR PATIENT REALM

Touch in the doctor-patient relationship is central. A recent study shares that touch can initiate neuromodulatory effects to ease pain and ease patient anxiety about the pain. Researchers reported that the effect of touch starts with the confident handshake and extends through the physical examination, particularly when the examining physician touches the area the patient says is painful. This confirms to the patient that the doctor comprehends the patient’s pain. Touch also influences treatment for manual and manipulative treating physicians. (1) The impact of touch cannot be negated. Your Vancouver chiropractor at Vancouver Spine Care Centre recognizes that this is true and sees its effect daily and is pleased to see its importance discussed in the medical literature for manual therapy’s beneficial role in the health care system for conditions like Vancouver back pain, neck pain, arm pain, and sciatic leg pain.

EFFECT OF TOUCH

A researcher remarked on a leading study’s outcomes regarding the effect of spinal manipulation and exercise for back pain relief: “the data are compatible with a non-specific effect caused by touch.” (2) Human touch has an effect that science tries to quantify. Until then, chiropractic physicians like your Vancouver chiropractor will welcome the effect of touch as they provide spinal manipulation with their hands.

Vancouver CHIROPRACTIC TOUCH

Chiropractors depend on their sense of touch in delivering the proper forces to the spine, forces that provide pain relief for the back pain and neck pain patient. It takes experience to really refine the appropriate force application. Today, though, technology may help in this area as force-feedback systems are assisting doctors achieve that vital experience. With the chiropractic technique system used at Vancouver Spine Care Centre, research has reported just what those appropriate, pain-relieving forces are. (3,4) Force-measuring equipment has been developed and incorporated into teaching and daily-use chiropractic tables. (As an extra, in doing the research study to assess forces with patients, no serious adverse effects were found. “First, do no harm.”)  (5,6) The Cox® Technic flexion distraction procedures used at Vancouver Spine Care Centre are documented, gentle, and efficient for reducing pain and dropping intradiscal pressures (7,8). That is a chiropractic treatment outcome combination our Vancouver chiropractic patients seek.

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Check out this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he described how Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and chiropractic treatment may influence via senses like touch.

Make your next Vancouver chiropractic visit today. Vancouver Spine Care Centre is committed to hands-on treatment for pain relief. No computer or AI system will substitute for your Vancouver chiropractor’s hands! Visit us soon!

 
Vancouver Spine Care Centre offers pain-relieving chiropractic care that incorporates touch, an important factor in relieving pain. 
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