• The popularity of chiropractic is at an all-time high.  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.
    • Chiropractic has been around for more than 100 years.
    • Today there are approximately 50,000 chiropractors in the United States; 10,000 in Japan; 5,000 in Canada; 2,500 in Australia; 1,000 in the U.K.; and, 100-500 in each of: Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, South Africa, The Netherlands.
    • In the western world, 85% of people will be disabled by back pain at some point in their lives.
      Spine 12(3):264-268.
    • 1992 costs associated with low back pain in the U.S. were estimated to be $60 billion.
      The Manga Report – 1993.
    • Nearly 30% of the U.S. population aged 18 and older have used chiropractic.
      The Gallup Organization – 1991.