Although often berated and belittled, the value of chiropractic care in the management of pain is becoming better understood and more widely recognized. One of the chief benefits of chiropractic care over more mainstream methods, is a reduction in the issuance of prescription opioids, especially in a nation that has seen dramatic increases in the cases of opioid-related crimes and deaths. But, the success of chiropractic care is not just in its ability to remove patients from harmful drugs. Another benefit is the whole-body approach to healthcare. Effective chiropractic care also examines the patients diet and lifestyle, which are also causes for national concern in the 21st century.
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