When Chiropractors and Doctors work together, Everyone wins!

aco-10Additional research showing the need for chiropractors to work properly with the medical community for the benefit of the patient are below…if you would like more information on the content of these papers or how to use them to effectively increase your referrals from the medical community in your area, please contact me directly.

  1. “Only 30% of PCPs in our study and 50% in previous studies have ever made a formal referral to a chiropractor.”S Parsons, G Harding, A Breen, N Foster, T Pincus, S Vogel and M Underwood. Will shared decision making between patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain and physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors improve patient care? Family Practice 2012; 29:203-212.
  2. “Some of the PCPs in our study mentioned that they do not know enough about chiropractic to have an opinion.”S Parsons, G Harding, A Breen, N Foster, T Pincus, S Vogel and M Underwood. Will shared decision making between patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain and physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors improve patient care? Family Practice 2012; 29:203-212.
  3. The following points came out of a 2009 survey of North American Orthopedic Surgeons titled Attitudes Toward Chiropractic Spine Volume 34, Number 25, pp 2818-2825.
    1. “Chiropractors can reduce patient overload for orthopedic surgeons”
    2. “Chiropractic care is a useful supplement to conventional medicine”
    3. “Chiropractic includes ideas and methods from which conventional medicine could benefit”

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