Chiropractors and Vaccination: A Historical Perspective

@article{Campbell2000ChiropractorsAV,
  title={Chiropractors and Vaccination: A Historical Perspective},
  author={J. Bradford Campbell and Jason Walter Busse and H. Stephen Injeyan},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={105},
  pages={e43 - e43}
}
Although there is overwhelming evidence to show that vaccination is a highly effective method of controlling infectious diseases, a vocal element of the chiropractic profession maintains a strongly antivaccination bias. Reasons for this are examined. The basis seems to lie in early chiropractic philosophy, which, eschewing both the germ theory of infectious disease and vaccination, considered disease the result of spinal nerve dysfunction caused by misplaced (subluxated) vertebrae. Although… Expand
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