Chiropractors as Primary Spine Care Providers: precedents and essential measures.

  title={Chiropractors as Primary Spine Care Providers: precedents and essential measures.},
  author={William Mark Erwin and A Pauliina Korpela and Robert C. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association},
  volume={57 4},
Chiropractors have the potential to address a substantial portion of spinal disorders; however the utilization rate of chiropractic services has remained low and largely unchanged for decades. Other health care professions such as podiatry/chiropody, physiotherapy and naturopathy have successfully gained public and professional trust, increases in scope of practice and distinct niche positions within mainstream health care. Due to the overwhelming burden of spine care upon the health care… CONTINUE READING
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