Getting regular healthcare can mean the difference between living a productive, satisfying life or living a life filled with mental and/or physical pain and suffering. The availability and high cost of healthcare prevent many people from getting the healthcare they need. People in some parts of the world simply don't have any healthcare professionals in their area. In areas where there is access to these professionals, the cost of healthcare prevents some people from getting the medical attention that they need. Fortunately many people do get adequate healthcare and are treated for and healed of many different injuries and illnesses.
The topic of healthcare is a broad subject that can be viewed from three perspectives of personal, physician and nontraditional healthcare. These are broad areas that should touch on most if not all people. Obviously you have a direct impact on your personal healthcare through your lifestyle. You may even be fortunate enough to have access to physicians and medical attention. You may also have access to nontraditional healthcare when you're not able to get help for your medical problems through traditional means.
If you're not able to get help for your medical problems through traditional means you may have the option to turn to what some call alternative medicine. Alternative healthcare is growing in popularity with familiarity and effectiveness. There are Chiropractors that primarily treat back pain and spinal cord problems. While Chiropractors aren't always recognized as legitimate medical professionals, many of their patients swear by them. You could also consider Acupuncture for a variety of ailments but most westerners are uncomfortable with Acupuncture do to a lack of familiarity. Not to mention being stuck with needles.