Health Research

"{Elderly} chiropractic users were less likely to have been hospitalized, less likely to have used a nursing home, more likely to report a better health status, more likely to exercise vigorously and more likely to be mobile in the community. In addition, they were less likely to use prescription drugs." – Topics in Clinical Chiropractic, Coulter et al. (1996)

The AHCPR, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, recommended that low back pain sufferers choose the most conservative care first.

The AHCPR recommended spinal manipulation as the ONLY safe and effective, drugless form of initial professional treatment of acute low back problems in adults.

Pain : "…patients suffering from back and/or neck complaints experience chiropractic care as an effective means of resolving or ameliorating pain and functional impairments, thus reinforcing previous results showing the benefits of chiropractic treatment for back and neck pain." – Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Verhoef et al. (1997)