Study Finds Chiropractic Visits in VA Skyrocket Since 2004
July 5, 2016
The study was led by Anthony Lisi, DC (pictured), the VA’s director of chiropractic service. It is entitled “Trends in the Use and Characteristics of Chiropractic Services in the Department of Veterans Affairs.” Key findings from the study show that the:
- annual number of patients seen in VA chiropractic clinics increased by 821 percent;
- annual number of chiropractic visits grew by 694 percent;
- total number of chiropractic clinics grew from 27 to 65 (9 percent annually); and, the
- number of chiropractor employees rose from 13 to 86 (21 percent annually).