The popularity of chiropractic is at an all-time high and here are some stats to show it!
of Americans will suffer from back pain at some
point in their lives.
- Back symptoms are the
#1 most common cause of disability for individuals under the age of 45.
of all American military medical discharges are due to low back pain.
- More than 20
million Americans will seek chiropractic care this year.
- Chiropractic has been around for more than
- Today there are approximately
50,000 chiropractors in the United States - 10,000 in Japan - 5,000 in Canada - 2,500 in
Australia - 1,000 in the U.K. - and 100-500 in each of Belgium, Denmark,
France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, South Africa, and
- In the western world
85% of people will be
disabled by back pain at some point in their lives.
- 1992 costs associated with low back pain in the U.S. were
estimated to be $60 billion.
The Manga Report - 1993
- Nearly 30% of
the U.S. population aged 18 and older have used chiropractic.
The Gallup Organization - 1991
- WCB studies indicate a 45-55% savings in overall costs when treatments are provided by a chiropractors instead of a medical doctors