Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research

NIH Commits $7 Million to Study Chiropractic Care for Veterans with Chronic Low-Back Pain

Scientists at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR), along with partner organizations, received a $1.46 million award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health and the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award (UG3-AT009761) funds a two-year research planning project to address the short-term pain and functional outcomes associated with different numbers of chiropractic visits, and the long-term effectiveness of chiropractic care delivered at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) clinics. Learn more.

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Palmer Research Clinic
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Evidence-based Clinical Practice Toolkit
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Practice Management Resources
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Patient-Reported Outcome Tools
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Translating Research into Practice
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Clinical Data Registries
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Multidisciplinary Practice Models
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Research Report

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Chiropractic Evidence Summary

Chiropractic is safe, effective, affordable care. Here’s the evidence.

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