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Chiropractic: Evidence, claims and a willingness to change …

March 14, 2010


The GCC commissioned report entitled ‘Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report’ was published on 25 Feb 2010.  When it was commissioned (June 2009) it was tasked with assessing the evidence base for every condition and symptom listed on any website for which the  GCC has had a complaint relating to treatment claims. I […]

Cracking the backbone of chiropractic claims..

March 14, 2010


As I’m sure many of you are aware, on 25 Feb 2010 a report entitled ‘Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report’ was published.  The report was commissioned by the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) in June 2009 and Prof Bronfort and his team started work on it in the same month.  The cost of […]

The GCC’s circular argument ..

March 2, 2010


Following yesterdays email from the GCC and its latest guidance on advertising issued to its members, I contacted them again asking why they have not taken a more proactive approach to policing the claims made by some chiropractors who continue to advertise that chiropractic spinal manipulation is beneficial in the treatment of conditions such as […]

GCC’s latest advice for patients & spine wizards..

March 1, 2010


I’ve just had email confirmation from the GCC’s Chief Executive & Registrar (Margaret Coats)  that following the publication of the results of it’s own evidence review, the GCC is expecting to issue an updated version of their Patient Information Leaflet by the end of the week. The changes to the new version have been run […]