Chiropractic care sees almost 50% reduction in opioids
May 20, 2019
"Patients who visited a chiropractor for a musculoskeletal pain condition were 49 percent less likely to receive an opioid prescription than their counterparts who went to other healthcare providers”reveals a research out of the Yale School of Medicine.
Clinical guidelines now recommend many non-pharmacological options to be considered as front-line treatment ahead of any medication. This includes chiropractic care such as the initial treatment of low back pain, neck pain, and osteoarthritis of the hip,knee, and hand. Read more to learn how chiropractic care is being adopted to prevent opioid addiction and overdose.
Did you know? Neuro = nervous system | Musculo = muscle + fascia + tendons | Skeletal = bones, including spine.
The entire neuro-musculoskeletal system allows our body to move, sense, and act.