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American Chiropractic Association's Input on America's Opioid Epidemic

An excerpt from the ACA’s article on Chiropractic and the Opioid Epidemic

“Conservative Care First: A Common Sense Approach


The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) encourages patients and health care providers to first exhaust conservative forms of pain management, when appropriate, before moving on to riskier, potentially addictive treatments such as opioids. To this end, ACA delegates met in Washington, D.C., in 2016 and adopted a policy statement proposing a solution to the dual public health concerns of inadequate pain management and opioid abuse.”

Click Here to read the full article on the ACA’s website.