A new study shows that chiropractic care can minimize opiod dependence. Prescription opiods for back pain has done more damage than good. Leaving addiction aside, these medications also do little to solve the underlying condition of most chronic pain conditions. They only mask symptoms, allowing the actual problem to continue and in many cases worsen. Studies show that chiropractic is more effective for low back than medication, physical therapy, and exercise! This study shows that that adults receiving chiropractic care for low back pain (LBP) were 55 percent less likely to fill a prescription for an opioid analgesic in comparison to adults who did not receive chiropractic care. Click here to read the full article.