News around the country – Gov. John Kitzhaber proclaims October 2014 to be Oregon Chiropractic Health and Wellness Month, citing a seven-year prospective follow-up study analyzing 70,274 member – months of patients data. Management by Doctors of Chiropractic resulted in an 85% reduction in drug costs, 62% reduction in MRIs and surgeries, 60.2 reduction in in the hospital admissions, and a 59% reduction in hospital days. Service of doctors of chiropractic resulted in improved health, satisfaction, safety and reduced capita costs.
Special thanks to Dr. Vern Saboe and the Oregon Chiropractic Association for helping bring this forward.
Copies of this Proclamation are available by contacting the Oregon Chiropractic Association or clicking <here> to download.