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- "Chiropractic theory and practice are not based on ... knowledge related to health, disease, and health care.
- Many chiropractors promise too much.
- Our education is vastly inferior to that of medical doctors."
“There is no credible evidence to support the use of spinal manipulation for anything other than uncomplicated mechanical-type back pain and … no evidence at all to support chiropractic subluxation theory.”
“Chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine can produce dissections ... of the vertebral and carotid arteries. These injuries can be severe, requiring endovascular stenting and cranial surgery. In this patient series, a significant percentage (31%, 4/13) of patients were left permanently disabled or died as a result of their arterial injuries.” [Albuquerque et al., J. Neurosurg 2011 115(6):1197-1205]