Chiropractic Episodes and the Co-Occurrence of Chiropractic and Health Services Use Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 03/30/2012
Weigel PAM et al. – Treatment for back–related musculoskeletal conditions was sought from a variety of providers, but there was little co–occurrent service use or coordinated care across provider types within care episodes. Chiropractic treatment dosing patterns in everyday practice were much lower than that used in clinical trial protocols designed to establish chiropractic efficacy for back–related conditions.