Monthly Archives: October 2010

Michael Pedigo has passed on but the chiropractic profession needs to take on board his words and vision.

October 27, 2010
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Michael Pedigo has passed on but the chiropractic profession needs to take on board his words and vision.

I was saddened to hear one of the five plaintiffs from the Wilk case  Michael Pedigo  passed away on the 10/10/2010. The Wilk case should have been a watershed for the chiropractic profession. The book is a must read for chiropractors who care about their profession and where its headed unless they can put...

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The clowns at the General Chiropractic Council got it wrong on Sciatica. What a surprise!

October 22, 2010
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The clowns at the General Chiropractic Council got it wrong on Sciatica. What a surprise!

  Apparently its ok for chiropractors to say they treat sciatica. After telling the profession that chiropractors were misleading the public by claiming to help people with sciatica .According to the latest bulletin on the GCC website: “Following his review of Santilli et al Professor Bronfort considered that the level of evidence for manipulation...

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Is this the beginning of the end of Margaret Coats time as Chief executive of the General Chiropractic Council.

October 19, 2010
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Is this the beginning of the end of Margaret Coats time as Chief executive of the General Chiropractic Council.

On the 18th of September at the BCA AGM a motion was passed “that the BCA membership had no confidence in GCC’s processes, interpretation and proportionality in its regulation of the chiropractic profession”. My view was they should have named names and stated they had no confidence in Margaret Coats and Peter Dixon which...

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Is this propaganda from the BCA? Or do the Chiropractic Alliance have some explaining to do?

October 12, 2010
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Is this propaganda from the BCA? Or do the Chiropractic Alliance have some explaining to do?

Check out the actual speech This is the in the latest editorial in the BCA magazine Contact. It is written by BCA council member Rishi Loatey explaining why BCA members should keep the Chiropractic Alliance at arms length. I have e-mailed Rishi asking if this is an accurate quote. Rishi asks; “is  the launch...

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Surely the Danes did not leave the European Chiropractic Union because of General Chiropractic Council chairman Peter Dixon ?

October 5, 2010
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Surely the Danes did not leave the European Chiropractic Union because of General Chiropractic Council chairman Peter Dixon ?

    My first exposure to Chiropractic was in Denmark. I lived there for twelve years in the 80s. Chiropractors are respected as any health care workers should be and the profession is probably more united and better organised than any country in the world. Denmark left the European Chiropractic Union six years ago,...

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Revalidation; the stick the General Chiropractic Council will use to beat traditional chiropractors with

October 4, 2010
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Revalidation; the stick the General Chiropractic Council will use to beat traditional chiropractors with

  Revalidation is process which all health regulators are required to put in place to assure the public that doctors are up-to-date and complying with medical professional standards. Every five years throughout your professional life they will be this reassessment. In the paper produced by the Department of Health in November 2008 they indicated...

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