Chiropractic

Chiropractic: Quackery Hiding in Plain Sight

August 6, 2019 // 5 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 [...]

The Story Behind Being Drugless?

January 16, 2013 // 10 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah In the style of Ben Goldacre, Dr Bob, or to give his full medical title, ‘Bob’ has been the subject of one of my latest articles. It turns out that the good ‘doctor’ got his qualifications from the National University of Health Science and Clayton College, in Chiropractic and Natural Health respectively. For some reason, he thinks that with these non-medical ‘qualifications’ he is authorised to give out medical advice. [...]

“Doctor” Bob

January 13, 2013 // 12 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah I was recently sent a video by one of my subscribers of an interview with a man calling himself ‘Dr Bob’. In the video, Dr Bob (who from now on I am just going to just call Bob) was very critical of vaccinations. The video was full of the same old misinformed claims: that natural immunity is better than vaccine-induced immunity; that vaccinations contain the element mercury; that there might be a link between vaccinations and autism. However, [...]