Chiropractic ‘checks’ for children

I am aware of several clinics offering these with the promise of easing colic, even asthma: or preventing problems allegedly caused by birth……so well played, to the journal of Chiropractic and Osteopathy, which concludes, after reviewing the evidence, that  a lack of evidence for chiropractic in children has been noted since the 1940s, and almost the same lack of evidence persists today. Indeed they conclude that “there is little evidence to inform chiropractic in children”. Mainstream medicine suffers from the same lack of evidence in many areas: what will really make the cut, though, is to stop doing something that doesn’t work. Mainstream medicine has changed its practice on the basis of evidence. Will chiropractors do the same?

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