chiropractic adjustment

“Dr” Joseph Cipriano’s Y-Strap is Dangerous

February 27, 2021 // 2 Comments

Dr Joseph Cipriano is a chiropractor based in Greenville, South Carolina, who in recent years has become somewhat of a minor celebrity after uploading videos of himself to YouTube using a device called a Y-Strap, coining the nickname ‘The Y-Strap Doc.’ Before I start, it’s important to understand the reasoning for why chiropractic is suddenly everywhere. In these modern times where we hunch over screens and phones, back pain has become a common ailment. But that’s not the only reason [...]

“Dr” Joseph Cipriano’s Y-Strap is Dangerous

February 24, 2021 // 2 Comments

Dr Joseph Cipriano is a chiropractor based in Greenville, South Carolina, who in recent years has become somewhat of a minor celebrity after uploading videos of himself to YouTube using a device called a Y-Strap, coining the nickname ‘The Y-Strap Doc.’ Before I start, it’s important to understand the reasoning for why chiropractic is suddenly everywhere. In these modern times where we hunch over screens and phones, back pain has become a common ailment. But that’s not the only reason [...]

The Chiropractors Who Kill

February 1, 2020 // 1 Comment

John was killed by a woman who put significant pressure on his neck, in a procedure he did not consent to. She then greatly reduced his chances of survival when she moved him and provided inaccurate and misleading information to the paramedic, which, to me, implies guilt. Yes, despite this, the GCC – an independent statutory body established by Parliament to regulate the chiropractic profession and protect the health and safety of the public – seem to have done nothing! This is the issue [...]

Chiropractic Quacks Pretending to be Medical Doctors

January 5, 2020 // 3 Comments

Chiropractic adjustment is a scam! It’s quackery of the purest kind, yet its proponents would have you believe that chiropractors are part of the medical community and thus have the authority to give out medical advice. In reality, they are not; they are people who have wasted a large portion of their life studying either the ramblings of a quack and his spooky ghost friend, or a technique of pain management, which, time and time again, has been shown to be ineffective. Either way, studying [...]

Chiropractic: Quackery Hiding in Plain Sight

August 6, 2019 // 11 Comments

Chiropractic adjustment is a scam! It’s quackery of the purest kind dreamt up by a snake-oil salesman who claimed he was told from beyond the grave that manual therapy, especially spinal manipulation therapy, restores your body’s “innate intelligence”, curing all of your ailments. There is no scientific evidence that it can restore or maintain health, and only lukewarm evidence that it can help with lower back pain, with most credible research putting it on par with a [...]