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Thursday 18 October 2007 3.58pm
Hello, my name is Carole. I live in London but I don't know well the city because I have been living here since few months. I have painful joints and one of my friends told me that a chiropractic clinic could be a solution. He told me about the Hampstead Chiropractic Clinic. Have you ever heard about it?
thanks for your help
Carole
Friday 19 October 2007 5.15pm
Nope sorry. Aren't chiropractors a bit dodgy though? Certainly wouldn't let them loose on my back or neck anyway - go to your GP and see what they advise.
Saturday 20 October 2007 12.14pm
Stíofán wrote:
Nope sorry. Aren't chiropractors a bit dodgy though? Certainly wouldn't let them loose on my back or neck anyway - go to your GP and see what they advise.
don't make such a silly remark! my brother spent a long time getting properly trained up to be a qualified chiropractor. you might as well say that all dentists are charlatans and that you should just use a bit of string and a kitchen door!

carole, you should check out the accreditations and insurance of the practitioners before hand, they won't have any issue with that.

quoted from my brother's site;

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Is Chiropractic safe?

Chiropractic has just celebrated its' centenary and is proven safe and effective.
In 1992, a study compared Chiropractic with other forms of treatment. Chiropractic treatment was found to be more effective initially and furthermore, its' effects were longer lasting.
Current guidelines from the Royal College of General Practitioners (based on government white paper) now recommend the use of manual therapies, such as Chiropractic, in the treatment of back pain.

Education

Chiropractors from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic (AECC) now have to complete a full time five year degree course. The emphasis is on spinal adjusting, X-ray procedures, anatomy, physiology, pathology, neurology and biomechanics (the physics of joint movement).

Always make sure you consult a qualified chiropractor.
Saturday 20 October 2007 3.53pm
there is an excellent chiropractor in borough. see: http://www.londonbridgechiropractic.co.uk/
Monday 22 October 2007 11.20pm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3020923.stm

Not as safe as it seems, let's face it, rapid twisting and cracking of joints has inherent risks.
Tuesday 23 October 2007 9.04am
Oh and incidentally, Dentistry is a recognised medical qualification, unlike Chiropractics (essentially a religious theory).

Quoting some unnamed study on your brother's website is hardly evidence of safety, how many people have been crippled or killed on a chiropractor's table? More than on the physios' or osteopaths' I warrant.
Tuesday 23 October 2007 11.36am
hello guy! i know that sometimes, chiropractic can be seen be poeple like something bad but when I see the effect on my boyfriend in my country, it is really fantastic! Of course, you don't have to trust anybody. It is why I am looking for some pieces of advice because I don't know London...
Carole
Tuesday 23 October 2007 12.10pm
Stíofán wrote:
Oh and incidentally, Dentistry is a recognised medical qualification, unlike Chiropractics (essentially a religious theory).
Quoting some unnamed study on your brother's website is hardly evidence of safety, how many people have been crippled or killed on a chiropractor's table? More than on the physios' or osteopaths' I warrant.

Quite unsubstantiated opinion, I warrant. Chiropractors are highly qualified and highly skilled, and where do you get your "religious theory" bit?

boroughpaul wrote:
there is an excellent chiropractor in borough. see: http://www.londonbridgechiropractic.co.uk/

I have used the above (Dr Matt Carver) for more than a year and he has been a lot more help than a physio!
Tuesday 23 October 2007 12.46pm
The British School of Osteopathy is in Borough High Street

You can get supervised treatment from final year students - excellent treatment, very low price
Tuesday 23 October 2007 2.33pm
Possel wrote:
Quite unsubstantiated opinion, I warrant. Chiropractors are highly qualified and highly skilled, and where do you get your "religious theory" bit?

Have a read around, probably would have been best before you used one mind...:

http://www.ukskeptics.com/factsheets/Chiropractic.pdf

http://www.skeptics.org.uk/article.php?dir=articles&article=chiropractic.php

http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/chiroeval.html

http://www.ebm-first.com/?cat=33

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,793434,00.html?iid=chix-sphere
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