Social Media Resources

Social Media Resources

Use these sample social media posts leading up to, and throughout, the month of October. 

Tag us on Twitter and Instagram @acatoday and use the hashtag #ActiveAdaptive across all social media channels. Include the NCHM logo (available in the toolkit) with your posts.


Tweets

(less than 280 characters, can also be used as Facebook posts and Instagram captions)

In Advance of NCHM (to promote participation by chiropractors, etc.)

Can’t wait for National Chiropractic Health Month to start on Oct. 1! This year’s theme is “Active and Adaptive,” helping people adapt to the new normal and maintain musculoskeletal health and function in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. #ActiveAdaptive acatoday.org/NCHM

Just a few more days until National Chiropractic Health Month starts on Oct. 1! Join me and @ACAtoday in helping people become more mindful of movement and posture and other healthy ways to adapt to the new normal. #ActiveAdaptive acatoday.org/NCHM

For the Public: About NCHM and Chiropractic

It’s National Chiropractic Health Month! This year’s theme is “Active and Adaptive,” helping people adapt to the new normal and maintain musculoskeletal health and function in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

October is National Chiropractic Health Month! Chiropractors encourage the public to stay fit and pain free during the COVID-19 pandemic by becoming more mindful of movement and posture and finding healthy ways to adapt. #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

October is National Chiropractic Health Month! Chiropractors provide safe, nondrug, noninvasive therapies for back pain and other musculoskeletal complaints. Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

October is Nat’l Chiropractic Health Month! Chiropractors treat more than 35 million Americans each year with a nondrug, noninvasive approach to pain. They also offer lifestyle advice to help you adapt in healthy ways to the new normal. #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

October is National Chiropractic Health Month! DYK injured workers are 28 times less likely to undergo spinal surgery if they see a chiropractor first? Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

In March 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security identified chiropractors as part of the essential healthcare workforce. Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Chiropractors offer a safe nondrug, noninvasive approach that safely and effectively helps people manage back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions, taking pressure off front-line medical providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

The Joint Commission, which accredits every major hospital in the U.S., recognized the value of nondrug approaches in 2015 by adding chiropractic care to its pain management standard. Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

About Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Mental Health

A poll conducted by @acatoday found that more than 90 percent of respondents said their patients or people they knew were experiencing more musculoskeletal issues since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Even before the coronavirus pandemic and shelter in place guidance, there has been a trend toward inactivity caused in part by sedentary occupations, motorized transportation and increased use of technology. Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Physical activity can improve symptoms, decrease disability and improve function and well-being in a range of musculoskeletal conditions. Chiropractors can help you get moving and #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

DYK CDC recommends adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity (or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity) aerobic activity each week? Chiropractors can help you get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Along with physical activity, a healthy lifestyle includes balancing what you eat and drink, getting adequate sleep and managing stress. Chiropractic can help get you moving. Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

The number of Americans suffering from anxiety and depression has more than tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Physical activity can reduce stress and anxiety and enhance sleep and quality of life. Chiropractic can help you get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

DYK more than one in two adults report experiencing a musculoskeletal condition? Some of the most common include low back pain, neck pain, arthritis, osteoporosis and injuries. Chiropractic can help. #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

More than half of all U.S. adults fail to meet the surgeon general’s physical activity recommendations. Chiropractors can help you maintain musculoskeletal health and offer lifestyle advice to keep you moving. Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Musculoskeletal conditions are the most commonly reported medical conditions among people under age 65 and the second most commonly reported condition among those over 65. Chiropractic can help. Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

By limiting our ability to move, musculoskeletal conditions can affect overall health in negative ways by contributing to overweight and obesity, which may lead to chronic health conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

An active lifestyle, leading to a higher level of physical fitness, is related to better spinal control in middle-aged men and women. Feel better; get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Inactivity can make it worse.  Chiropractors encourage the public to stay fit and pain free during the COVID-19 pandemic by finding healthy ways to adapt to the new normal. #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Back pain is one of the leading reasons why people are prescribed opioids. DYK patients who saw a chiropractor as their initial provider for low back pain had 90% decreased odds of both early and long-term opioid use? #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Good posture helps keep bones and joints in alignment, decreasing the abnormal wearing of joint surfaces that can lead to pain. During Nat’l Chiropractic Health Month, chiropractors offer lifestyle advice to help improve posture. Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM


Facebook Posts

(longer than 280 characters, can also be used as Instagram captions)

In Advance of NCHM (to promote participation by chiropractors, etc.)

This October, the American Chiropractic Association is hosting National Chiropractic Health Month with the theme “Active and Adaptive,” helping people adapt and maintain musculoskeletal health and function in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. #ActiveAdaptive acatoday.org/NCHM

October is National Chiropractic Health Month! Chiropractors encourage the public to adjust to the challenges of staying fit and pain free within a smaller lifestyle footprint during the COVID-19 pandemic by being mindful of movement and posture. Get #ActiveAdaptive acatoday.org/NCH

For the Public: About NCHM, Chiropractic and MSK Health

Chiropractors treat musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs and headaches. They practice a hands-on, nondrug approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. During National Chiropractic Health Month this October, chiropractors encourage the public to stay fit and pain free by adapting to the new normal in healthy ways. #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

It’s National Chiropractic Health Month! Did you know that back pain is one of the leading reasons why people are prescribed opioids? Chiropractic spinal manipulation is recognized as one of the most effective nondrug therapies available to relieve back pain, improve function and keep you moving! Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

The American College of Physicians (ACP) updated its guideline for the treatment of acute and chronic low back pain in 2017 to recommend first using noninvasive, nondrug treatments—including spinal manipulation—before resorting to over-the-counter and prescription drugs. Chiropractors can help you get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

It’s National Chiropractic Health Month! Research shows injured workers with similar injuries are 28 times less likely to have spinal surgery if the first point of contact is a chiropractor. Feel better and get back to work sooner. Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

It’s National Chiropractic Health Month! Movement and ergonomics can go a long way in helping people to strengthen their spines and potentially avoid serious injury and chronic back pain. Chiropractors encourage the public to stay fit and pain free by becoming more mindful of movement and posture during these challenging times. Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

Poor ergonomics while working from home can lead to poor posture…and pain. Good posture helps keep bones and joints in alignment so that muscles are used correctly, decreasing the abnormal wearing of joint surfaces that could result in degenerative arthritis and joint pain. During National Chiropractic Health Month, chiropractors offer lifestyle advice to help you improve your posture and strengthen muscles and joints. Get #ActiveAdaptive handsdownbetter.org/NCHM

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