The number of pediatric chiropractic patients has increased to 68,000,000
There are over 75,000 Chiropractors in the United States.
There are 41 Chiropractic Schools in 16 different countries.
Low-back pain (LBP) is the #1 cause of disability worldwide.
1/2 of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.
1 in 5 adults have used Chiropractic treatment
25% of the U.S. military treatment facilities offer chiropractic services
68% of the adult population has suffered from shoulder pain at some time
42.7% of workers who first saw a surgeon ended in surgery, as oppose only 1.5% of those who first saw a Chiropractor.
34 chiropractors give 16,320 to 27,200 adjustments to NFL players in just 120 days during the season.
Back surgery can cost $50,000-$120,000; Chiropractic typically costs between $200-$2000.
American Chiropractors have 7-8 years of post-secondary education as well as yearly continuing education requirements.
A seven year study showed decreased patient costs by 60.2% for in-hospital admissions, 59.0% for hospital days, 62.0% for outpatient surgeries and procedures, and 85% for pharmaceutical costs when compared with conventional medicine.
All 50 states have authorized the provision of chiropractic care under state worker's compensation laws.