Integrative Care

Updated: July 2021

Integrative Pain Management

  • A 2021 retrospective, pre- post- study evaluated the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary, nonpharmacological integrative approach that uses shared medical appointments to improve health-related quality of life and reduce opioid medication use in patients with chronic pain. For the 178 participants, statistically significant improvements in all domains (Physical Functioning, Anxiety, Depression, Fatigue, Social Roles, Pain Interference, and Sleep Disturbance) were observed (p<0.001) from pre-intervention (visit 1) and post-intervention (visit 8) scores.

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A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care as part of Integrative Care — an academically rigorous analysis of all the available scientific literature using internationally accepted tools to rate each article according to specific criteria indicating only what we can conclude with supportable, scientific evidence.