• Philosophy
  • A 2008 commentary proposed that chiropractic actively divorce itself from the straight philosophy as part of a campaign to eliminate untestable dogma and engage in critical thinking and evidence-based research. (wikipedia.org)
  • involves
  • The Activator Method Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) involves having the patient lie in a prone position and comparing the functional leg lengths. (wikipedia.org)
  • teach
  • Following a near-fatal train accident that D.D. was involved in, B.J. convinced his father, D.D., to teach chiropractic to others so that it would not be lost. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • The immune response from subjects who received the adjustment was significantly higher after than before treatment, and significantly higher than the response from the sham subjects. (drgreygardner.com)
  • The few studies attempting to measure the effect of chiropractic or manipulative treatment on the immune response are reviewed. (drgreygardner.com)
  • If your child is between ear infections and his doctor suggests ear-tube surgery, ask if you can try chiropractic treatment first. (cedargrovefamilychiro.com)
  • The Activator Method Chiropractic Technique is a chiropractic treatment method and device created by Arlan Fuhr as an alternative to manual manipulation of the spine or extremity joints. (wikipedia.org)
  • The device is categorized as a mechanical force manual assisted (MFMA) instrument which is generally regarded as a softer chiropractic treatment technique. (wikipedia.org)
  • A few studies suggest that the activator may be as effective as manual adjustment in treatment of back pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chiropractic treatment techniques Unequal leg length Chiropractic: An Illustrated History. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine mostly concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Technique
  • Although prone "functional leg length" is a widely used chiropractic tool, it is not a recognized anthropometric technique, since legs are often naturally of unequal length, and measurements in the prone position are not entirely valid estimates of standing X-ray differences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique (1st ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Association
  • In 2008, Simon Singh was sued for libel by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) for criticizing their activities in a column in The Guardian. (wikipedia.org)
  • The judge held that merely using the phrase "happily promotes bogus treatments" meant that he was stating, as a matter of fact, that the British Chiropractic Association was being consciously dishonest in promoting chiropractic for treating the children's ailments in question. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientific
  • Other alternative practices such as chiropractic and osteopathic manipulative medicine, were developed in the United States at a time that western medicine was beginning to incorporate scientific methods and theories, but the biomedical model was not yet totally dominant. (wikipedia.org)