of Manipulation - The muzzling of a chiropractor shows the First
Amendment is no match for the Federal Trade Commission. - By Brian Doherty.
Tedd Koren says it's wrong to make double-blind clinical trials
the ultimate test, whether for chiropractic or for standard medicine.
- A Skeptical Guide to Chiropractic History, Theories, and Current
Practices - Stephen Barrett, M.D., William Jarvis, PhD, and Charles
E. DuVall Jr., D.C.-
Edited by Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, and George
D. Lundberg, MD
One year ago, the editors of JAMA and the AMA
Archives Journals selected alternative medicine as the topic for their
annual coordinated theme issues. This month, these 10 journals present
more than 80 articles on a wide range of topics in alternative medicine.
This link may change when new issue is out, we will try to update it. When
those links are established we will link to the table of contents for the
treatment is of limited benefit - Scott Gottlieb, New York - October
17, 1998 - Challenging the main reason that people decide to go to chiropractors,
new research shows that spinal manipulations ease back pain no better than
specialised physiotherapy and only slightly better than doing nothing at
all. (You can also see the responses to this
article from around the world)
for low back pain - Editorial October 17, 1998 - We don't know whether
it does more good than harm. Does chiropractic save money for healthcare
systems? There are few conclusive economic evaluations, but most of the
rigorous studies do not suggest that chiropractic saves money. (So
why does the government pay for chiropractic manipulation of any kind?)
Does it work at all?
Does chiropractic work at all? - recent studies don't exactly validate any chiropractic claim. So why are the Blues so happy to offer 25% discounts to tens of thousands of chiropractors in the U.S.?