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CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Doctors of Chiropractic provide effective, low-Cost health care for a wide range of conditions

 
Treatment & Services
  • Chiropractic Adjustment
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Bulging Disc Treatment
  • Herniated Back & Disc Pain Relief
  • Pinched Sciatica Nerve
  • Auto Injury Pain Relief
  • Sports Injury Treatment
  • Pain Management
  • Headaches & Migraines

Proactive Wellness Center Chiropractic CareChiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.

Dr. Arena's practice is a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Arena has a broad diagnostic skills and also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling.

Chiropractic adjustment rarely causes discomfort. However, patients may sometimes experience mild soreness or aching following treatment (as with some forms of exercise) that usually resolves within 12 to 48 hours.

In many cases, such as lower back pain, chiropractic care may be the primary method of treatment. When other medical conditions exist, chiropractic care may complement or support medical treatment by relieving the musculoskeletal aspects associated with the condition. 

Dr. Arena assess patients through clinical examination, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging and other diagnostic interventions to determine when chiropractic treatment is appropriate or when it is not appropriate.  Dr. Arena will readily refer patients to the appropriate health care provider when chiropractic care is not suitable for the patient’s condition, or the condition warrants co-management in conjunction with other members of the health care team.


Meet Dr. Anthony Arena

Dr. Anthony ArenaSince 1991, the most satisfying part of Dr. Arena's job is providing chiropractic adjustments to children and families. As stated by Dr. Arena, "Watching someone come into my office, after having tried numerous treatments and then getting relief after being seen at our clinic is truly a rewarding experience". Not only will you benefit from chiropractic adjustments, you will also benefit from the numerous overall health tests and strategies to correct these problems available through Dr. Arena.

  • Over 25 Years of Experience in Wellness Practice
  • Certified Impairment Rater
  • Certified Expert Witness
  • Auto Accident Expert
  • 10 Years Working With Blood Testing
  • Certified Provider For Biotics, Standard Process, Genova

Dr. Arena is available for speaking engagements. For those that know Dr. Arena, he is a wealth of information and his reputation is undeniable the best in Livingston County and beyond.

Doctors of Chiropractic receive extensive, demanding professional education
par to Medical Doctors (MDs) and Osteopaths (DOs)

Studies conducted according to the highest scientific standards and published by organizations not affiliated in any way with Chiropractic Institutions or associations continue to show the clinical appropriateness and effectiveness of chiropractic care. One of the most recent, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health, stated emphatically that:

"On the evidence, particularly the most scientifically valid clinical studies, spinal manipulation applied by chiropractors is shown to be more effective than alternative treatments for low back pain . . . There would be highly significant cost savings if more management of low back pain was transferred from physicians to chiropractors."

The process of chiropractic adjustment is a safe, efficient procedure which is performed nearly one million times every working day in the United States. There is a singular lack of actuarial data that would justify concluding that chiropractic care is in any way harmful or dangerous. Chiropractic care is non-invasive; therefore, the body's response to chiropractic care is far more predictable than its reactions to drug treatments or surgical procedures. Of the nearly one million adjustments given every day in this country, complications are exceedingly rare.

Perhaps the best summary statement on the subject of safety was published by the Government of New Zealand which established a special commission to study chiropractic. They found:

"The conspicuous lack of evidence that chiropractors cause harm or allow harm to occur through neglect of medical referral can be taken to mean only one thing: that chiropractors have on the whole an impressive safety record."

  • A Yale New Haven hospital study showed that 100,000 to 200,000 people die per year from medication reactions. A John Hopkins study found that 14% of hospital stays are extended because of medication reactions.
  • A multi-hospital study found nearly 1000 people die every week from UNNECESSARY surgery.
  • When Medical Doctors went on strike for one month in Los Angles County, the death rate dropped by 153 persons based on state records.
  • A Harvard University study showed that in one year medical negligence caused 7000 hospital deaths in New York state.
  • The U.S. Office of Public Health found that 2/3's of the over-the-counter drugs do NOT do what the companies promise.
  • On August 26, 1992 the Food and Drug Administration said that 415 ingredients in over-the-counter drugs DO NOT WORK!
  • 1.5 million people PER YEAR will be hospitalized with iatrogenic reactions (MEANING: An adverse effect of medical care, rather than of the underlying disease) ACA 10/95
  • 100,000 people will die PER YEAR due to iatrogenic reactions ACA 10/95
  • 52,000 people PER YEAR WILL DIE from complications of unnecessary surgery ACA 10/95
  • 1600 CHILDREN WILL DIE PER YEAR due to allergic reactions to aspirin ACA 10/95
  • Now read this twice after reading the facts above...300 people will die from flying commercial airlines ACA 10/95

Out of every 100,000 women under 40 who take birth control pills, 28 of them will suffer a stroke. JCAHO Documents Alarming Increase in Surgical Mistakes in US WESTPORT, CT (Reuters Health) Dec 05

Since 1998, the number of operations performed on wrong surgical sites or wrong patients has increased dramatically in the US, according to a report released by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health care Organizations (JCAHO).

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