Chiropractic Care Is Contributing Toward A 50% Reduction In Opioid Prescriptions

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You can read the full article written by Dr. Scott Zack by clicking on the Circle of Docs website. This is in conjunction with our theme this month exploring opioids. Come back for the next two weeks for fascinating information and an encouraging story! You can also read more about the Yale study here.

According to a recent study carried out by the Yale School of Medicine at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, chiropractic care is today contributing toward an almost 50 percent reduction in opioid prescriptions issued in the United States. A highly experienced chiropractor based in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, Dr. Scott P. Zack takes a closer look at the news.

“…patients who have visited a chiropractor for musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions are currently 49 percent less likely to be issued and to receive an opioid prescription,” explains Dr. Zack, “when compared to their counterparts who sought help from other healthcare providers.”

“Recent news reports have revealed that, based on research from the Yale School of Medicine, patients who have visited a chiropractor for musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions are currently 49 percent less likely to be issued and to receive an opioid prescription,” explains Dr. Zack, “when compared to their counterparts who sought help from other healthcare providers.”

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