UK Chiropractic: Regulated but Unruly

  title={UK Chiropractic: Regulated but Unruly},
  author={Edzard Ernst},
  journal={Journal of Health Services Research \& Policy},
  pages={186 - 187}
  • E. Ernst
  • Published 1 July 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Health Services Research & Policy
Since 1994 chiropractic has been regulated by statute in the UK. Despite this air of respectability, a range of important problems continue to bedevil this profession. Professional organizations of chiropractic and their members make numerous claims which are not supported by sound evidence. Many chiropractors adhere to concepts which fly in the face of science and most seem to regularly violate important principles of ethical behaviour. The advice chiropractors give to their clients is often… 
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