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The popularity of chiropractic is at an all-time high. These enlightening statistics point to continued growth: 

  • 80% of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives.
     
  • Back symptoms are the most common cause of disability for individuals under the age of 45.
      
  • 20% of all American military medical discharges are due to low back pain.
      
  • More than 20 million Americans will seek chiropractic care this year.
      
  • Today there are approximately 50,000 chiropractors in the United States
     
  • In the western world 85% of people will be disabled by back pain at some point in their lives.
     
  • Nearly 30% of the U.S. population aged 18 and older have used chiropractic care.
     
  • Studies indicate a 45-55% saving in overall costs when treatments are provided by a chiropractors instead of a medical doctors.
     
  • 9 out of 10 chiropractic users feel their treatment is effective.
     
  • 58% of those using a chiropractor considered it an essential part of their heath insurance package.
     
  • "Chiropractic patients were 3 times more satisfied with their care than patients of family practice physicians."
     
  • Chiropractic is a growing component of the health care sector, and it is widely used by the population."
     
  • 94% of all spinal manipulations are performed by chiropractors.

Many of the the above statistics are from The Gallup Organization - 1991 and other sources.