Conservative Care Helps Soldiers

A recent study found that US Army service members with chronic pain that were treated with conservative care had LESS alcohol and drug use, LESS opioid and narcotics use, and LESS self-harm behaviors.

Conservative care, like the kind we provide in our office, is a great (& healthy) option for those suffering from chronic pain. Call our office today to see how we can help. ?


https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11606-019-05450-4

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Source: Meerwijk EL, Larson MJ, Schmidt EM, Adams RS, Bauer MR, Ritter GA, Buckenmaier C, Harris AH. Nonpharmacological Treatment of Army Service Members with Chronic Pain Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Outcomes After Transition to the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of general internal medicine. 2019 Oct 28:1-9.