Chiropractic care for back pain tied to lower odds of opioid use
By Reuters (Lisa Rapaport)News back pain chiropractic neck pain opioid epidemic opioids
People with chronic back and neck pain who receive chiropractic care may be less likely to use opioid painkillers, a research review suggests.
Researchers examined data from six previously-published smaller studies with a total of more than 62,000 participants with spinal pain. Across all of the studies, 11% to 51% of the patients used chiropractic care.
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