Chiropractic

 

CHIROPRACTIC FUNDING CALLED INTO QUESTION

The first article in my series on chiropractic, examining the increase in government funding for unproven, and potentially dangerous alternative treatments for children. This article mined the government medicare spending database to reveal that funding for chiropractic is increasing by 50 per cent every two years. The biggest increase, of 300 per cent, was in funding for girls aged 0-4 years.

[more]

ANTI-VACCINE PROPONENTS INFILTRATE GOVERNMENT TRAINING

Expose on the poor oversight of government-mandated continuing medical education undertaken by chiropractors. The Chiropractic Board of Australia had outsourced approval for education programs to chiropractic industry bodies, which had then approved courses run by known vaccine deniers.

[more]

VEIL OF RESPECTABILITY (analysis)

Is bringing alternative medicine into the mainstream improving the care given to patients, or giving underserved credibility to some shonky operators?

[more]

Links • Links • Links