Milestone Research Grant Awarded

NCMIC is proud to have provided the seed money to the Integrative Health & Wellbeing Research Program of the University of Minnesota. The $14 million grant is largest federal grant to chiropractic researchers.

Milestone Research Grant AwardedThe Integrative Health & Wellbeing Research Program of the University of Minnesota, in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Washington, recently received a $14 Million Research Grant for the Spinal Manipulation and Patient Self-Management for Preventing Acute to Chronic Back Pain (PACBACK) study.

Founded with the support of the NCMIC Foundation, this landmark study will focus on nondrug therapies, including chiropractic, to prevent chronic back pain.

"... simply put, this study would not have become a reality
without the support of NCMIC.”

Gert Bronfort, DC, PhD, Professor,
Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program

At NCMIC, we are proud to champion the chiropractic profession and continually foster growth and advancement through investment and collaboration. Find out more information about the NCMIC Foundation or the company’s We Take Care of Our Own philosophy.

Other collaborators on the research project include Oregon Health & Sciences University, Duke University and the University of North Texas.