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WHEREAS, Doctors of Chiropractic are physician-level providers who focus on the whole person in their approach to health care, and have expertise in the prevention, care and rehabilitation of neuromusculoskeletal injuries and conditions; and

WHEREAS, Doctors of Chiropractic are recognized worldwide for their pain-relieving, health-enhancing and injury-prevention services; and

WHEREAS, the Institute of Medicine has found that 100 million Americans live with chronic pain as a result of serious illness or injury, with an estimated annual cost of $560 to $630 billion in medical expenses, lost wages and lost productivity; and

WHEREAS, Chiropractic services are used most often to treat back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs and headaches; and

WHEREAS, Doctors of Chiropractic can offer practical advice on exercise, stress reduction and nutrition; and

WHEREAS, Chiropractic Health Month is an opportunity to highlight the important role Doctors of Chiropractic play in the health care delivery system;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2018 as

 Chiropractic Health Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson