COVID-19 -Update 04.07.2020
Wenger Chiropractic Group has implemented several changes that include:
-Doctors and staff wear face coverings.
-Social distancing is encouraged generally and specifically in the patient waiting areas.
-Treatment tables are cleaned between each patient.
-Additional, regular cleaning is done around the office.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Lancaster and Ephrata chiropractors, call 717-397-5810 or (717) 738-2409 today!
More and more people are beginning chiropractic care because they want a natural approach to back pain, neck pain, headaches and extremity injuries.
Our chiropractors, massage therapists and acupuncturist at Wenger Chiropractic are committed to providing solutions to address your unique needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension.
You may be searching for pain relief after an accident, experiencing an injury, or if you suffer from a specific condition like a disc herniation, spinal degeneration or sciatica. Even if you're looking to improve your overall health, our chiropractors can help you attain your everyday wellness goals!
At your first visit to Wenger Chiropractic, our chiropractors will explain how chiropractic care works and give you a full evaluation to see if our chiropractic solutions are a good fit to address your needs. If there is a good fit, we can customize a plan of chiropractic care for your condition and health goals.
If you have not been to a chiropractor before and want to find out more, please call 717-397-5810 or (717) 738-2409 to receive the answers to your questions from our experienced team.
LATEST HEADLINES IN THE NEWS:
When you wrench your back, your first impulse may be to rummage through the medicine cabinet for an over-the-counter pain drug or even ask your doctor to prescribe a strong opioid painkiller such as Percocet or Vicodin. But an analysis published April 11 in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that spinal manipulation can ease your backache and get you moving again without the risk of medication side effects. A new Consumer Reports survey of more than 3,500 back-pain sufferers reached similar conclusions: Nearly 90 percent of people who tried spinal manipulation found it helpful. Read full article at Consumer reports
A New Zealand study found a 60% increase in muscle electrical activity readings and 45% increase in "drive" between the brain and muscle after a full spine chiropractic adjustment session. The findings were published in the journal Experimental Brain Research. PRWire (Australia) (2/23)
Study: DC visit linked to lower risk of injury than PCP visit
Medicare Part B beneficiaries ages 66 to 99 with a neuromusculoskeletal problem were 76% less likely to injure the head, neck or trunk within seven days of a visit to a DC compared with a visit to a primary care physician, according to a study in the journal Spine. PhysiciansBriefing.com (2/17)
Chiropractic services can extend and improve activity levels for seniors
Back pain can keep some seniors from remaining active and maintaining "activities of daily living." One study found that chiropractic services helped seniors with uncomplicated back pain remain more active and able to care for themselves for a longer period of time. To Your Health (1/2015) Read the full study here
Policy brief urges "Never only opioids" in pain treatment
A new policy brief from the Pain Action Alliance to Implement a National Strategy advocates for turning first to conservative care and non-pharmacological approaches to pain treatment. The Huffington Post (10/29)
A study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that patients suffering from back-related leg pain experienced more short-term relief when they received chiropractic services in addition to exercise and advice, than with exercise and advice alone. "This combination resulted in advantages in pain reduction, disability, global improvement, satisfaction, medication use and general physical health status after 12 weeks,” said study leader Gert Bronfort. Patients who received chiropractic therapy were still doing better than the other group nine months after treatment.Reuters (9/15)
Wenger Chiropractic Group and Serenity Massage Centers
1516 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 397-5810
512 East Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone: (717) 738-2409
*Wenger Chiropractic Group complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.