Grand Rounds: Compendium on Use of Complementary and Integrative Health Therapies and Chiropractic Care at the VA – Volume 1: Use and Characteristics of Users

Aug 19, 2021 12:00PM—1:00PM


To foster well-being and manage health with nonpharmacological options, the Veterans Health Administration (VA), recently greatly expanded their provision of complementary and integrative health therapies, something no healthcare system has done on this scale.  This presentation reviews the first national examination of veterans’ use of ten complementary and integrative health therapies for health at the nation’s second largest integrated healthcare system. These include acupuncture, Battlefield Acupuncture, biofeedback, clinical hypnosis, guided imagery, massage therapy, meditation, Tai Chi/Qigong, yoga, and chiropractic care from October 2016-September 2019.