ACP recommends chiropractic care for low back pain
Low back pain is one of the most common ailments affecting people wordwide. The American Productivity Audit estimates Americans, on average, lose 5.5 hours per week of productive time due to musculoskeletal pain including headaches, lower back pain, and arthritis. Lost time often does not take the form of absenteeism, rather 76.6% of lost time is attributed to reduced work performance. Lost time is estimated to cost employers $61.2 billion per year. Chiropractic offers a drug-free, non-invasive, evidence-based and efficient way of helping alleviate that pain.
New guidelines by the American College of Physicians recommend conservative care, including chiropractic manipulation, to help treat low back pain. With Elite Capital Health, we come to you to help improve employee health and well-being, engagement, and keep absenteeism low and productivity high.