Everett Chiropractic Center Blog

January 31, 2018

The Opioid Crisis: How Effective IS Chiropractic Anyway?

In a retrospective review of over 16,000,000 cases, patients were determined to be better off starting with chiropractic care for general musculoskeletal care. Chiropractic care was significantly more effective, and also more cost-effective than medical care and physical therapy (up to 300%).

Optum Insurance Study, 2012

Chiropractic is 100% non-opioid/non-pharmaceutical. Also 100% consistent with multidisciplinary pain management guidelines and musculoskeletal care best practices. (Austin McMillin, DC, Painkillers: The Opioid Crisis; A prescription-induced public health care catastrophe)

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January 30, 2018

What is the leading cause of death for adults under age 50 in America?

It isn’t too much chiropractic care…

According to June 6, 2017 CBS Evening News, it is…

January 26, 2018

When Does Addiction Become a Risk with Opioids?

Long-term addiction becomes a major risk after only 5 days of opioid use. (https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/3/23/14987892/opioid-herion-epidemic-charts:(citing CDC); Accessed May 2017)

259 MILLION opioid painkiller prescriptions were written in 2012 – enough for one bottle for every adult in the U.S. 2016 data suggests the opioid problem is WORSENING, not improving. (Boscarino, et al, Addiction, 2010

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