Whether it be a minor ache, shooting pain, or irritation in your back, AFSPA is here to remind you that you don’t need to be in discomfort. October is National Chiropractic Health Month! This month, AFSPA encourages our members to take advantage of our alternative benefits to help with your back pain.
Chiropractic care is a form of complementary medicine based on the idea that your body can heal itself with the help of specific hands-on manipulations from a trained professional. These manipulations help realign your joints and can potentially lead to pain relief.
There are many benefits to chiropractic care including but not limited to:
How AFSPA can Help
Foreign Service Benefit Plan (FSBP) members can enjoy up to 50 chiropractic visits, 50 massage visits, and 50 acupuncture visits, per calendar year, for each member covered under the Plan. We cover up to $60 per visit for each of these services. FSBP members can visit any licensed chiropractor, massage therapist, or acupuncturist in the U.S. and overseas. You must pay for the services upfront and submit your receipt for reimbursement through the AFSPA Member Portal. Click here to learn more about this benefit.