According to the CDC, the flu season of 2017 through 2018 was one of the worst ever. They were the first seasons to be classified as high severity across all age groups. Citing high levels of outpatient clinic and emergency department visits and high hospitalization rates for flu symptoms.
Ear infections are so common in the U.S. that 5 out of 6 children experience one by the age of 3. They commonly occur in children because of their immature, shorter and angled Eustachian tube which is part of the middle ear that allows bacteria more easily. Adults can still get ear infections too. What’s great is that chiropractic care can treat ear infections in all ages.
A study by The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that patients who received chiropractic care for their lower back pain were very less likely to obtain a drug prescription than those didn’t receive chiropractic treatment.