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Jersey Chiropractor: False GCC membership claims..

September 4, 2010

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Having heard from the GCC today about the complaints I submitted, it seems I turned up one chiropractor who is being deliberately dishonest. Here she is: Dr Marie-Christine Dix DC MBCA Back to Balance Chiropractic Clinic Lido de France Medical Centre St Saviour’s Road St Helier Jersey Channel Islands JE1 7XP Her page clearly states […]

Homeopathy for Cancer & STD’s!

August 23, 2010

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Sadly there are people who think homeopathy is a safe and effective form of ‘natural or herbal medicine’.  If you are one of those people I urge you to visit the 1023 website at www.1023.org.uk and read the sections that explain what homeopathy is, what it is not and the harm it can do. It […]

What is Craniosacral Therapy ?

May 9, 2010

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What is Craniosacral Therapy? That is the question asked by a leaflet produced by the Craniosacral Therapy Association of the UK.  I found a copy of this when I paid a quick visit to a local health food shop which doubles as a leaflet distribution centre for quackery & woo. My quick answer to the […]

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

March 1, 2010

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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 […]

A dose of Homeopathic Clap-trap..

February 9, 2010

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On Thursday 28 Jan my local paper printed an article in the run up to the 1023 campaign mass overdose.   It was a good article (not available online as far as I know) and it stated the 1023 campaign message very clearly.   In the interests of fairness and presenting views from all sides the article […]

Hammersmith & Fulham TS – Update

September 23, 2009

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I’ve just had a response from Trading Standards regarding my complaint against Fulham Wellness Chiropractic Clinic. “Following your enquiry I have discussed the issues involved with the proprietors of this business.  I am aware that similar issues have been raised in respect of other Chiropractors with other Trading Standards authorities. This practice has now made […]

Another TS/Chiro Update ..

September 5, 2009

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Just a quick update on two of the chiropractor complaints I submitted, both are concerning chiropractors who I spotted in July whilst  on holiday in Yorkshire: North Yorkshire County Council: Today I  had a reply from North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards. In the letter I’m assuming that ‘other authorities‘  includes other Trading Standards offices […]