• NOVEMBER 15, 2014
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    CDC publishes alarming stats on opioid painkillers, and suggests drug-free options

    Here’s some alarming information published online recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), spotlighting the lethal epidemic of opioid painkiller prescribing and importance of appropriate preventive action by federal and state bodies. Included online are several methods to prevent overprescribing and increase patients’ accessibility to effective, drug-free treatment options for pain relief.

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    • JULY 27, 2019
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    Bill would modernize Medicare coverage of chiropractic care

    A bill that would update Medicare by increasing its coverage of services provided by doctors of chiropractic within the full extent of their licensure has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation, H.R. 3654, known as the Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act of 2019, would align Medicare’s coverage of chiropractic services with that

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    • SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
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    Back pain during pregnancy? Study confirms chiropractic provides relief

    Back and pelvic pain are common conditions during pregnancy, and a recent study confirms that chiropractic care can offer pregnant women safe and effective relief. The prospective cohort study included 115 pregnant patients with lower back or pelvic pain who were treated with chiropractic care. After one week, 52 percent said they had already noticed

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    • JANUARY 11, 2016
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    As U.S. struggles with prescription drug abuse, chiropractic offers natural pain relief

    With an estimated 1.9 million Americans suffering from prescription opioid abuse and dependence, the U.S. Senate last month began holding health committee hearings to address alternative care options that doctors, health departments, law enforcement, families, and federal, state and local governments can implement. One key solution being advocated by leaders in the chiropractic profession: The

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