This 2016 study asked patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, primary care providers, and providers of acupuncture and chiropractic services about their experiences treating chronic pain, and their views of acupuncture and chiropractic care for treating pain. The study also looked at barriers to patients accessing alternative pain treatments such acupuncture and chiropractic services.
Funding Sources: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health and National Institutes of Health
Provider and Patient Perspectives on Opioids and Alternative Treatments for Managing Chronic Pain: A Qualitative Study
A qualitative study that looks at how patients and providers think about and access non-opioid treatments for chronic pain