- “Patients who received initial treatment from (chiropractors) had lower opioid use compared with those who received initial treatment from primary care physicians.”
- “Chiropractic patients had a 64% lower odds of receiving an opioid prescription than non-users.”
Educating people about alternative options of care is one way that we can help to put an end to the opioid crisis.
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Source: Kazis LE, Ameli O, Rothendler J, et al. Observational retrospective study of the association of initial healthcare provider for new-onset low back pain with early and long-term opioid use. BMJ Open 2019;9:e028633.