Chiropractic manipulation, with a deliberate “double entendre”

@article{Ernst2009ChiropracticMW,
  title={Chiropractic manipulation, with a deliberate “double entendre”},
  author={Edzard Ernst},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  year={2009},
  volume={94},
  pages={411 - 411}
}
  • E. Ernst
  • Published 1 June 2009
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood
D D Palmer, the founding father of chiropractic, once stated that “95% of all diseases are caused by displaced vertebrae, the remainder by luxation of other joints”.1 This conviction is still shared, at least to some degree, by chiropractors today. It is thus understandable that chiropractors would treat children and adolescents for a range of conditions. A recent survey of UK chiropractors, for instance, suggested that 10–58% of the respondents considered conditions like infantile colic… 

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