Chiropractic Not All That It's Cracked Up to Be

Of all forms of alternative medicine, chiropractic is the one that is most generally accepted. In the UK, for instance, chiropractors are regulated by statute and even have their own ‘Royal College of Chiropractic’. In the US, chiropractic’s country of origin, most chiropractors carry the title ‘doc...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ernst, Edzard
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The History of Chiropractic
  • Popularity and Acceptance
  • The Main Axiom of Chiropractic: Subluxation and Spinal Manipulation
  • Other Modalities Used by Chiropractors
  • Offshoots of Chiropractic
  • Therapeutic Claims by Chiropractors
  • Effectiveness of Spinal Manipulation
  • Safety of Spinal Manipulation
  • Education and Professionalism
  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Other Issues
  • The Tricks of the Trade
  • Glossary