In recent years, chiropractic has become more mainstream than many ever ought possible. Health professionals
are including chiropractors on the staffs of hospitals a health maintenance organizations, while preferred provider plans
are putting chiropractors on their lists of approved specialists. And, chiropractic services are widely reimbursed by Medicare,
Medicaid, workers' compensation, and private insurance. This broad-based acceptance has largely stemmed from an acknowledgment
of chiropractic's effectiveness, both terms of results and costs. These factors have not been lost on patients, who have turning
to chiropractors in increasing numbers for the same reasons. They know that chiropractic has the potential to return them
to health faster and less expensively than is possible other modalities.
PS A government panel of health specialists convened in 1994, concluded that chiropractic was an effective
treatment for acute low-back pain.