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Alexis Lignos
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F4CP Cites New Analysis in the Journal SPINE Documenting Substantial Utilization of Chiropractic Care and Positive Outcomes Among U.S. Adults

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – January 9, 2018 -
The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a leading voice in the chiropractic profession, points to an analysis of a national survey recently published in the journal, SPINE. This analysis examines the prevalence, patterns and predictors of chiropractic utilization in the U.S. general population, and reports a substantial proportion of U.S. adults utilized chiropractic services with positive outcomes for overall well-being and/or specific health problems.

Sherry McAllister, executive vice president, F4CP, says, “This is further validation of the growing utilization of chiropractic care nationwide, and reaffirms our commitment to providing Americans with drug-free pain management options. Chiropractic care provides a safe, first-line approach to manage spine and joint-related pain before opioids.”

Based on an analysis of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), the principal and reliable source of comprehensive health care, the lifetime and 12-month prevalence of chiropractic use were 24.0 percent and 8.4 percent, respectively.

Key Findings:

Reasons to use chiropractic included:

Chiropractic users also reported changes:

The 2012 NHIS survey it the most recent source providing data on the use of complementary health care approaches by adults in the United States.

About Foundation for Chiropractic Progress and Foundation for Chiropractic Education

A not-for-profit organization, Foundation for Chiropractic Education (501-(C)(3)) and the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (501C6) provide information and education regarding the value of chiropractic care and its role in drug-free pain management. Visit www.f4cp.com; call 866-901-F4CP (3427). Social media: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestYouTube.

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