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Aug. 10, 2016

Standard Process Sponsors National Chiropractic Health Month 2016 

Arlington, Va. - The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) announced today that Standard Process Inc. will help raise public awareness of chiropractic services as a first line of defense against pain by sponsoring National Chiropractic Health Month 2016 (NCHM). This year marks the fifth time that the whole food nutrient solutions company will lend its support to ACA’s annual observance.

NCHM, held each October, promotes a healthy lifestyle enhanced by chiropractic's natural, whole-person, patient-centered approach to pain relief and wellness. This year's theme – #Chiropractic1st – encourages the use of chiropractic and other conservative forms of pain management before turning to riskier treatments, such as prescription opioid pain medications.

“We are delighted to support National Chiropractic Health Month and the #Chiropractic1st message,” said John C. Nab, DC, director of professional development at Standard Process. “In light of the epidemic of opioid overuse and abuse in the United States, it’s vital that patients understand there are drug-free approaches to pain management.”

"ACA is proud to partner with Standard Process on this important public health initiative,” said ACA President David Herd, DC. “We are thankful for the company’s continuing commitment to the chiropractic profession and the patients it serves.”

To learn more, visit the NCHM 2016 website and follow ACA on Twitter at @ACAtoday and on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.
 
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 About Standard Process
Standard Process is the visionary leader in whole food nutrient solutions. Based in Palmyra, Wisc., Standard Process offers more than 300 high-quality supplements made with whole food and other ingredients through three product lines: Standard Process, Standard Process Veterinary Formulas and MediHerb herbal supplements. The products are available exclusively through health care professionals, including chiropractors, acupuncturists, medical doctors and veterinarians. Dedicated to the whole food philosophy of its founder, Dr. Royal Lee, Standard Process’ goal is to ensure its nutritional supplements deliver complex nutrients as nature intended. 

About ACA
The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is the largest professional association in the United States representing doctors of chiropractic. ACA promotes the highest standards of ethics and patient care, contributing to the health and well-being of millions of chiropractic patients. Visit us at www.acatoday.org.

About National Chiropractic Health Month

Hosted by ACA, National Chiropractic Health Month is a nationwide observance held annually in October. The event helps to raise public awareness of the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole-person, patient-centered and drug-free approach to health and wellness.