An important non-pharmacologic approach in helping to solve [the opioids] crisis is chiropractic care.
This discussion offers greater understanding of the scope of the opioid situation, the elements that have contributed to it and an approach that emphasizes nonpharmacologic care. Collectively, we must begin to extricate ourselves from our current ineffective, dangerous and often fatal reality.
“Chiropractors everywhere would advance their patients’ and profession’s interests by using the Forbes article and PCA’s release (see update to the right) and to send a more personalized letter to the editors of their local newspapers, television/ radio stations and other media outlets. I encourage every DC in Pennsylvania to do exactly that- seize this important moment in time to advocate for your profession, your communities and your patients!” - PCA President Dr. Raymond J. Benedetto, DC
Tired of defending yourself and your profession from stroke accusations? You’ll find this Penn State--Johns Hopkins research to be VERY helpful. There is no convincing evidence to support a causal link between chiropractic manipulation and CAD. Belief in a causal link may have significant negative consequences such as numerous episodes of litigation.