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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December , 2014
Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck PAIN
Arlington, Va.—During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this fall, the American Chiropractic Association is working with the more than 130,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to help educate the public and policymakers about the value of a “conservative care first” approach to health care. This health care model encourages emphasis on more cost-effective and safer approaches over potentially addictive medications for pain management and health enhancement. Conservative management of painful conditions may include chiropractic manipulation combined with exercise and stretching prior to moving on to procedures involving higher risk.
During NCHM in October, chiropractic physicians will be provided resources to help them share their conservative care first approach and why it is especially significant… Continue reading