The Basis for Progress in Chiropractic and ChiroCongress begin the Nationwide ChiroCares Giving Again Day on Could 19th
SAN JOSE, California, May 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about chiropractic care in partnership with ChiroCongress, a national organization representing state chiropractic associations in the United States and the United States Puerto Rico, are banding together to celebrate the second annual National ChiroCares Giving Back Day on May 19, 2021. ChiroCongress, the F4CP, and the Chiropractic State Associations across the country, along with their members, will support mental health in local communities by encouraging individuals to donate to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and / or on the United Day of Hope to participate in NAMIWalks Saturday May 22nd.
“ChiroCongress and its State Association members are proud to honor patients and members of our communities by celebrating the second annual National ChiroCares Giving Back Day,” it said Elizabeth Klein, CEO of ChiroCongress, who found chiropractic provides a safe, effective, and drug-free approach to managing the increase in pain in individuals as a result of changes in the home and work environment during the pandemic. She continues, “After a long, tough year, mental health is not only a top priority in our communities, but the need to ensure that individuals have access to care that will help them alleviate pain and improve their well-being and quality of life to optimize. “
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 4 in 10 adults in the US reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic – an increase in 1 in 10 adults who reported these symptoms in the first half of 2019. In addition, a July 2020 The survey found specific negative effects on adult mental health and well-being from stress during the pandemic, including:
- Sleep disorders (36%)
- Difficulty eating (32%)
- Increased alcohol or substance use (12%)
- Chronic disease worsening (12%).
Chiropractic (DC) doctors are trained to diagnose, evaluate, and treat neuromusculoskeletal disorders and general health problems, as well as to provide advice on diet and lifestyle tips to promote optimal wellbeing.
F4CP President Dr. Sherry McAllister “F4CP is honored to work with ChiroCongress to support public outreach in connection with this year’s National ChiroCares Return Day. The chiropractic profession is committed now and in the future to creating a happier, healthier, more prosperous future for individuals. Please Join us.” on May 19 in support of those who may have problems during a difficult time. “
All individuals are invited to participate through social media challenges and sales channels and share information about NAMI and NAMIWalks’ United Day of Hope with their audience.
Further information on how to participate and / or join the national ChiroCares team can be found at https://chirocongress.org/chirocares/.
About the Foundation for the Advancement of Chiropractic
The F4CP is a non-profit organization with nearly 29,000 members, educating and educating the public about the value of chiropractic care by Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) and its role in drug-free pain management. Learn more or find a DC at www.f4cp.org/findadoctor.
The State Chiropractic Congress is a nonprofit promoting the chiropractic profession through innovation, research, and service to member associations in the United States and the United States Puerto Rico. Visit chirocongress.org or call 503-922-2933 for more information.
SOURCE Foundation for Chiropractic Progress