This one is short and sweet.
Here is information from the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT) dated March/April 2007.
As recently as 2011, Consumer Reports did a survey on 45,601 people. (Yes….THAT Consumer Reports. The one that has been trusted by millions for decades!)
As I was strolling through a chiropractic Facebook group yesterday, I noticed a post about some research that came out in 2008 from Canada. It was talking about a program they put together in the hospitals in which patients were co-managed by medical doctors and chiropractors. It was written by Paul Bishop, MD, DC, PhD.
This was just in the March-April 2014 Journal of Manipulative Physiological Therapeutics.
1998 – Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: “Second only to upper respiratory illness, musculoskeletal symptoms are the most common reason that patients seek medical attention, accounting for approximately 20 percent of both primary-care and emergency-room visits. Musculoskeletal problems were reported as the reason for 525 (23 percent) of 2285 visits by patients to a family physician, and musculoskeletal injuries accounted for 1539 (20 percent) of 7840 visits to the emergency room. … Nevertheless, seventy (82 percent) of eighty-five medical school graduates from thirty-seven different schools failed to demonstrate such competency on a validated examination of fundamental concepts.”