NHS: PCT statistical analysis

PCT statistical analysis on NHS patients
treated by our clinics

Patients selected (all patients treated in a given time period) for analysis by NHS Administration
from all patients referred by GP’s via MSK CATS NHS Tier 2 triage exclusively for chiropractic treatment.

Neck + radiating pains:

  • Average no of treatments – 5.2
  • Range of no of treatments – 1 to 6
  • Success rate
    • 80+% better – 72%
    • 50-79% better – 22%
    • 30-49% better – nil
    • 0% improvement – one patient only
    • Made worse by treatment – nil

Dorsal +/- radiating pains:

  • Average no of treatments – 5
  • Range of no of treatments – 4 to 6
  • Success rate
    • 80+% better – 100%
    • 50-79% better – nil
    • 30-49% better – nil
    • 0% improvement – nil
    • Made worse by treatment – nil

Low back pain:

  • Average no of treatments – 5
  • Range of no of treatments – 2 to 6
  • Success rate
    • 80+% better – 88%
    • 50-79% better – 12%
    • 30-49% better – nil
    • 0% improvement – nil
    • Made worse by treatment – nil

Low back pain + radiating pains:

  • Average no of treatments – 5.3
  • Range of no of treatments – 2 to 8
  • Success rate
    • 80+% better – 72%
    • 50-79% better – 22%
    • 30-49% better – nil
    • 0% improvement – one patient only
    • Made worse by treatment – nil

The average duration of symptoms was 4.7 years; varying from a few weeks to 33-years with almost equal numbers being under 6-months (38%) and over 5-years (36%).

We had two complete failures with 0% improvement but within five to six treatments, 83% of above patients were over 80% better and 97% of patients were over 60% better.

As in previous years, no patients became worse and patient satisfaction was over 95%.