This talk provided an overview of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) chiropractic program. Data from published work assessing barriers, facilitators and impacts of program implementation, along with data on chiropractic services characteristics and usage trends were presented. The talk also discussed ongoing work assessing correlations between chiropractic use and opioid use, and outcomes to various doses of chiropractic care
Anthony Lisi, DC is the Chiropractic Program Director for the US Veterans Health Administration, overseeing all national programmatic issues related to the integration of chiropractic clinical services, education and research. He is also an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine. He has authored over 45 peer-reviewed publications on topics including low back pain management, spinal manipulation, interprofessional education, and chiropractic services.