Emeritus Professor John Dwyer Much of modern chiropractic, unfortunately, has descended into the realm of quackery.
NARRATIONUniversities are being accused of teaching pseudoscience. NARRATIONThis has the medical fraternity up in arms.
Newborns and toddlers make up over a third of this chiropractor's client base.
Man..areas of subluxation that I can feel there that are immediately improved after you adjust it like that.
Well, perhaps a brief history lesson may help explain where this came from.
NARRATIONChiropractic therapy was founded in 1895 by an American magnetic healer called 'DD Palmer'.
So, I think, those observations are not consistent with the chiropractic view that optimum health depends on there being absolutely no interference with nerve function at all.NARRATIONChiropractic therapy is a modern reinvention of the ancient art of spinal manipulation.In recent times, this practice has become steeped in controversy.I would have concern over someone's appreciation of anatomy if they were to claim that the middle ear and Eustachian tube is affected in any way by a nerve that comes from the spine.NARRATIONTony Croke explains that even the slightest misalignment in the spine can act like a traffic jam in the central nervous system, and lead to disease. If there is a static, well, why haven't they shown it?Palmer hypothesised that aligning the spine unblocked nerve flow through the body and restored the man's hearing.