Posts Tagged ‘ sceptics ’

GCC sceptics redefining Chiropractic in the UK.

February 1, 2010
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GCC sceptics redefining Chiropractic in the UK.

The GCC are embracing the sceptic view of chiropractic. The only question is whether the UK chiropractic profession continue to roll over and pay the GCC to dismantle the chiropractic profession in the UK. I have no sympathy with the BCA in their efforts to sue Simon Singh but you have to wonder about...

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Which health care profession has given the most ludicrous endorsement ever?

December 25, 2009
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Which health care profession has given the most ludicrous endorsement ever?

CAM whingers  attach way too much importance to the editor of the BMJs denouncement of the chiropractors plethora of evidence.They should remember that 100 years ago DD Palmer the founder of chiropractic had the sense to recognise the failings of an approach to health searching for  chemical panaceas. Ivan Illich continued this theme in...

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Andy Lewis’s response to my questions.

November 3, 2009
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Below in red is  Andy Lewis response to my questions in the discussion we were having In an earlier topic. Andy raises a number of valid points which the chiropractic profession has struggled with in recent years (clear identity, definition of what chiropractors do, subluxation, wellness, etc etc. There are four associations in the...

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Andy Lewis refuses to offer the quackometer’s $100 challenge to Richard Lanigan. Better be quack than chicken.

November 1, 2009
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Andy Lewis refuses to offer the quackometer’s $100 challenge to Richard Lanigan. Better be quack than chicken.

  I do have a life and when I came home there were so many comments to respond from my posting “Savaged by a dead sheep” . It was easier to deal with the comments in a new posting , and differentiate between the comments with colour. I have edited the comments focusing on...

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The McTimoney Chiropractic Association would seem to believe that chiropractic is “bogus”. Posted June 2009

June 26, 2009
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The McTimoney Chiropractic Association would seem to believe that chiropractic is “bogus”. Posted June 2009

This posting had 1,700 views after only two days and over 200  blogs were linked to it on my old blog platform. This e-mail was the shot of adrenaline supporters of the campaign to grant Simon Sing leave of appeal against Justice Eaddys defamation ruling needed as can be seen from the comments to...

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Chiropractor Damien O Dwyer says this is a great opportunity to claim cultural authority

June 19, 2009
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The Real World Sadly, the world is not full of well-intended people all working for the common good. This is reflected in all walks of life, including research, medicine, bureaucracies and chiropractic. I worked in medical research, in a public teaching hospital, for over 10 years, which culminated in completing a PhD in Medicine....

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Sceptics are making complaints

June 15, 2009
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  Nature News Complaints converge on chiropractors – June 15, 2009 At least two bloggers have taken credit for independently making hundreds of formal complaints against British chiropractors for false advertising. British chiropractors have drawn extra attention in the wake of a libel case brought by the British Chiropractic Association against science writer Simon...

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Chiropractor Jonathan Clarke has the courage of his convictions and evidence supporting chiropractic.

June 10, 2009
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In recent weeks it has been much easier explaining to patients why I no longer call myself a chiropractor. The incompetent regulator, associations making claims about chiropractic which they have removed from their websites under challenge from chiropractic sceptics. I was so proud when I graduated as a chiropractor and still feel proud to...

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Nice guidelines for back pain draw criticism from sceptics

May 29, 2009
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Nice guidelines for back pain draw criticism from sceptics

Chiropractic has been been the recommended for the management of back pain in Denmark for over 15 years, in Cuba acupuncture is usually the primary intervention, the blockade forbids American chiropractors to go to Cuba, some Europeans like myself have worked with great success in their health system. I was seeing twelve patients an...

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Subluxation Chiropractors must make sure there is not a grain of truth in allegations being made by sceptics

January 1, 2007
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As a profession we must make sure that none of the allegations being made about subluxation chiropractors have a grain of truth in them. Articles like the one below by Stephen Barrett are all over the internet. First we have to ask members of the public who visit our office why they are here,...

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