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A quick word with the Associations..

April 26, 2010

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In early March I decided that following the release of the Bronfort report I would ask the individual chiropractic associations in the UK if they were offering any advice to their members. An email was sent to the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), United Chiropractic Association (UCA), McTimoney Chiropractic Association (MCA) and the Scottish Chiropractic Association […]

Osteopaths: Talking a good game ..

April 18, 2010

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The GCC’s study entitled “Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report”  http://www.chiroandosteo.com/content/18/1/3 was released on 25 Feb 2010.   The study reported on the evidence (or lack of) to support a number of claims made by chiropractors.  However the report covered not only spinal manipulation as used by chiropractors but also Osteopathic manipulation (OMT) and […]

Subluxations: We’ve never considered the research (Part 1)

April 11, 2010

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The GCC have made a number of statements over the past few months regarding the quality of evidence required to support public claims made by chiropractors.  Following the publication of the Bronfort report in Feb 2010 the GCC set the required standard as one of moderate or high, positive quality evidence. In an email from […]