Patient Satisfaction

There is little to contradict the assertion that patient satisfaction with chiropractic care, in a variety of settings, has consistently been high.  Indeed, for matched back pain conditions, patient satisfaction with chiropractic treatment has invariably been shown to be significantly greater than that with conventional management administered by a primary care physician, an orthopedist, or an HMO provider.

  • West Journal of Medicine (1989)
    Patients of chiropractors were three times as likely as patients of family physicians to report that they were very satisfied with the care they received for low back pain (66% versus 22%, respectively). Compared with patients of family physicians, patients of chiropractors were much more likely to have been satisfied with the amount of information they were given, to have perceived that their provider was concerned about them, and to have felt that their provider was comfortable and confident dealing with their proble
  • New England Journal of Medicine(1995)
    • Patients who saw a chiropractor reported a significantly higher satisfaction rating when compared to primary care physicians and orthopedists.
  • American Journal of Public Health - UCLA Back Pain Study (2002)
    • The mean patient satisfaction score was  higher for chiropractic care when compared to medical care
    • Communication of advice and information to patients with low back pain increases their satisfaction with providers and accounts for much of the difference between chiropractic and medical patients’ satisfaction
  • Consumer Reports (2009)
    • Survey of 14,000 subscribers
    • Chiropractors were rated highest in overall satisfaction when compared to physical therapists, acupuncturists, physician (specialists) and physician (primary care doctors)
  • Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine(2010)
    • Chiropractic medicine was rated highest in terms of perceived benefit when compared with other complementary and alternative medicine

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Awards

 

2017 Simply The Best Chiropractic

2017 Readers Choice Massage Therapy 

 

 2016 A-list Award Lancaster 

2015 Harrisburg Magzine Readers' Poll