A lot of people take drugs in order to cure their back pain. This can be a solution, but it is something that can give side effects as well. Many chiropractors favor treatments that are more natural. Opioid painkillers can create an addiction in the user. This is one reason why chiropractors support natural methods. For many American people, back pain is a very disabling condition that prevents them from enjoying the life they want in life.
- Health care providers are more likely to recommend chiropractic care to lower the risk of prescription drug addictions
- Chiropractic care is covered by health insurance more often now than in the past
- Back pain is the most common ailment opioids are prescribed for
“Chiropractors nationwide will mark October as National Chiropractic Health Month, promoting chiropractic care as a way of treating back pain without resorting to opioid painkillers, which can lead to addiction.”