A healing touch. Can chiropractic therapy help stem opioid tide?

As an opioid epidemic continues to ravage Ohio, counselors at Racing for Recovery see, and try to save, many of its victims.

Brandon Hodnett of Toledo fell off a bucket truck and injured his back. Oxycodone was his savior, then his tormentor. Mike Ward, Jr., of Sycamore medicated with painkillers for back pain and broken bones.

Brandon Hodnett of Toledo fell off a bucket truck and injured his back. Oxycodone was his savior, then his tormentor. Mike Ward, Jr., of Sycamore medicated with painkillers for back pain and broken bones.

“They never told me that it only takes four or five days to get addicted,” Mr. Ward says.