A 2011 study says that treating non-communicable diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes, etc. will cost 47 trillion by 2030. “This is such a stupid number that if you Google 47 trillion, that study comes up! It’s just so unimaginably high,” says Jean Marc Slak, D.C. He discusses the critical role chiropractors have in impacting society’s health and the urgency with which they are needed.

Why you should watch

Learn why increasing the number of chiropractors will lead to dramatic improvements in health and wellness for society as a whole.


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Dr. Jean-Marc Slak is a chiropractor who has been serving the Burlington and Lexington community since 1987. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College (Life University) in 1984. He is a chiropractor committed to helping his patients attain and maintain their highest potential. He lectures on a variety of topics including wellness, nutrition and stress. He was awarded the Lighthouse Award by the Massachusetts Alliance for Chiropractic Philosophy (MACP) and voted Chiropractor of the Year by the Massachusetts Chiropractic Society (MCS) in 2014.

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