World Spine Day initiative aims to bring spinal care to communities in need
By Canadian Chiropractor staffNews
Oct. 10, 2014 – World Spine Care (WSC), an international not-for-profit group aiming to increase access to spinal care, has partnered with proponents of World Spine Day and the Bone and Joint Decade to raise funds to bring spine care to communities in need.
Every year on October 16, people from around the world join together to
raise awareness on World Spine Day as part of the Bone and Joint
Decade’s Action Week.
Spinal disorders represent a global
health-care crisis, affecting over a billion people worldwide and
contributing more to the global burden of disease than HIV, more than
malaria, more than diabetes, more than stroke, more than lung and breast
cancer combined, according to WSC.
WSC is urging chiropractic
and other health-care practitioners to help raise awareness about spinal
care and raise funds for the work WSC is doing globally.
Here are several ways to help in this initiative:
• Donate $3 for every treatment provided on World Spine Day
Click here for information about the program
• Purchase a World Spine Care t-shirt. A portion of the sale of each t-shirt is donated to World Spine Care.
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