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2022 Aug

J Can Chiropr Assoc



A retrospective analysis of pain changes and opioid use patterns temporally associated with a course of chiropractic care at a publicly funded inner-city facility.


Passmore S, Malone Q, Manansala C, Ferbers S, Toth AE, Olin GM
J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2022 Aug; 66(2):107-117.
PMID: 36275079.


Non-pharmacologic treatment, including chiropractic care, is now recommended instead of opioid prescriptions as the initial management of chronic spine pain by clinical practice guidelines. Chiropractic care, commonly including spinal manipulation, has been temporally associated with reduced opioid prescription in veterans with spine pain.