Quick fact. The United States of America represents about 5 percent of the worlds population but we consume 80 percent of the worlds opiate pain medication. Anyone else see an epidemic. It is a great therapy for those who must have it but buyer beware these drugs are killing more people than smoking. Chiropractic is considered by mainstream to be alternative but is it really. It’s time that we begin focusing on body function and alignment instead of crisis management. Yours in health.