The West Hartford Group has been exposed as a quack organization
See Politics section thread on NACM for more information.
The West Hartford Group has been exposed as a quack organization
See Politics section thread on NACM for more information.
Newsflash: Cleveland College of Chiropractic Closes Los Angeles Campus due to low enrollment
Newsflash: Cleveland College of Chiropractic Closes Los Angeles Campus due to low enrollment
Newsflash: Cleveland College of Chiropractic Closes Los Angeles Campus due to low enrollment
?I feel i have morphed into something other than a normal, happy person
because of my profession (chiropractic). I hope kids in school read this site.? ?billogoods, 2011 Feb 8.
"As far as indoctrination, we all believe certain propaganda
and have each drunk our own respective Kool aid"
-Maximized Living Chiropractor Matthew B. Symons DC
Royal Palm Beach, FL 10/23/2010
"I would urge any student in school to take a long hard look at this (site)
and leave if you don't have a sure thing after graduating. (i.e.
inheriting a practice, family is an attorney or M.D. with instant referral source.)"
-bash75. Thread "life after the chiro crash".(click)
Chiropractic claim to extend lifespan disproven,
data shows opposite effect. (Click for link)
"Chiropractic absolutely thrives on the stupid, desperate, and misinformed.
My question is, what should the price for stupidity, desperation, or being misinformed be?
A lifetime of bad credit, a delayed future, and a horrible career choice?" -doctorSJ
Research Shows That Early Chiropractic Treatment Actually Harms Whiplash Patients
"After reading the "skeptical" viewpoints on this forum it has forced me to look
at this profession with a completely different point of view. I had always
had some questions about the validity of certain treatments and the effectiveness
of chiro manipulation in general. Its nice to see there are others with even stronger skepticism
and fierce anger at the profession. -enoughchiro4me, Logan graduate 2003
"I used to hate this board now I know it's true - I'm sorry but it truly is.
These people saved me my marriage and a life of struggling financially"
-Peteydazeuch, former DC student at Palmer College of Chiropractic
Studies show no advantage of chiropractic treatment over physical therapy
in the treatment of acute low back pain
"In the end, my education at National
is ironically what led me out of the chiropractic profession.
My passion was to help people and continually learn and grow,
not to rip people off and memorize a bunch of scripts." -misguided 7/12/06.
"I recently failed out of chiropractic college, yet
instead of feeling sad and dismayed I'm elated and on cloud nine." ?done

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38 483 New Analysis of Chiropractic Nonsense by a Chiropractor
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Jun 10, 2014 12:14:43 GMT -5
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67 622 Nice article in Forbes
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Jun 20, 2014 17:59:30 GMT -5
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by Copernicus DC
Mar 6, 2013 17:10:42 GMT -5
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6 98 The Chiropractors Wife
by Copernicus DC
Feb 13, 2014 12:09:27 GMT -5
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72 485 CA chiro board whistle blower gets $2.7 million
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Jul 18, 2014 18:07:05 GMT -5

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270 3,318 Chiropractic is a religious cult, not health care
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May 20, 2014 11:28:48 GMT -5
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May 8, 2014 12:08:55 GMT -5
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186 1,021 Cult practitioner turns cult leader
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Jun 10, 2012 10:00:50 GMT -5

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Mar 19, 2014 17:42:09 GMT -5
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Feb 4, 2014 11:26:42 GMT -5
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14 78 Pen Talks
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Sept 19, 2013 13:47:35 GMT -5
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Oct 8, 2013 12:29:01 GMT -5
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Dec 4, 2013 17:53:44 GMT -5
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Jul 24, 2014 18:25:36 GMT -5
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Jun 27, 2014 15:41:46 GMT -5
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dochic: Len-get a grip. Get your head out of the chiro bubble and get a reality check. Fast. I have several friends from my graduating class that are on food stamps, medicaid and just struggling to find a job! Chiropractic profession is garbage. Jun 23, 2014 21:31:51 GMT -5
Chiropractic should be a crime: Just venting. . .I hate chiropractic. It is the most vicious profession out there. SO many good and smart people got sucked into it now living a sad existence. I feel like a Bernie Madoff victim becoming one. Jun 24, 2014 16:37:48 GMT -5
nmsdc: Sold PI/WC-whore practice, moved to new state, impossible to restart without scamming people with virtually useless treatments for imaginary conditions like all other DCs in this region of chiro-burned healthcare consumers. Jun 24, 2014 18:14:33 GMT -5
metasin: So I was looking for chiro forums and found this site. So this is where failed chiros come to cry? Jun 24, 2014 19:58:35 GMT -5
CR Guest: I have a friend who is debating about investing with ML. Seems like ML spews a lot of BS, but appears to make money. Any past investors on here with good/bad experiences? Did you feel cheated? Were you happy? Jun 25, 2014 9:02:32 GMT -5
Your Conscience: If scamming people doesn't bother you, ML sounds like a good fit. Jun 25, 2014 15:16:40 GMT -5
Successful DC = cheating DC: Chiropractic should be outlawed. . .like yesterday. I write my legislators to do just that. Jun 26, 2014 11:28:59 GMT -5
Successful DC = cheating DC: A nurse, a CNA, an EMT. . .all other healthcare workers make more money on average than a typical DC. Chiropractic is a joke! Look up student default rates of healthcare professions. It is an embarrassment & wake up call that chiropractic sucks! Jun 26, 2014 13:56:16 GMT -5
Sotak: You guys have some issues that have to be fealty with..... Jun 26, 2014 21:12:58 GMT -5
nock: If chiropractic is such a failure...then why do people feel get better? Its not like the medical industry is setting the world on fire. Diabetes has gone up over 40% and all the leading killers are preventable diseases. Jun 30, 2014 11:50:50 GMT -5
whatamistake: Nock.... we're not debating that cracking your back feels good or in your words "gets people better". The issue comes back to quack philosophy behind it, and it doesnt matter what the medical industry is doing because they get paid for it and chiros dont. Jun 30, 2014 12:41:32 GMT -5
nmsdc: Nock, those are irrelevant appeal logical fallacies. Chiropractic is legislated quackery. Chiropractic is pseudoscience. Subluxation is fictitious, like astrology. Jun 30, 2014 20:16:55 GMT -5
austinholisticdr: As a Chiropractor I simply take the pressure of the nerves and allow the body to heal naturally from within, using my hands. Jul 12, 2014 20:24:22 GMT -5
science: austinholisticdr..........prove it. Jul 15, 2014 13:22:31 GMT -5
person: I have had a few concussions, car accidents, played football over a decade ago...and I can say that I was a skeptic of chiropractic until I was adjusted. I had never been to a chiropractor until I got the job as representing a clinic. I had cysts that... Jul 15, 2014 13:46:54 GMT -5
person: ...doctors couldn't help me get rid of through surgeries and medicine. They always came back. After 7 or 8 adjustments, the cysts have literally gone away. No site of them, and some of these had been there for a solid year.... Jul 15, 2014 13:48:55 GMT -5
person: One cyst in particular was around my belly button and it was releasing puss very frequently. I went to a general doctor, urologist, and a couple of general surgeons and they seriously could not figure out the cause even after my $550 CT scan.... Jul 15, 2014 13:50:42 GMT -5
person: Take it or leave it, but I feel like a new and healthier person for the first time in forever. No stress, more energy, and no more pain. Not to mention the hit and run accident I was a victim of while on my bicycle (hit by a speeding truck).... Jul 15, 2014 13:52:06 GMT -5
person: I went to Stanford Medical for my facial reconstructive surgery after sliding 20+ feet on my face with my body in a scorpion position and not once did they take an x-ray of my spine to see if there was any damage. Turns out there was a hell of a lot of it! Jul 15, 2014 13:53:49 GMT -5
The good guy: The science behind the wobble cushion. It's sound science same as the physical therapies used in traditional medicine. It is part of what they call spinal hygiene. The more you move your spine the more it pumps fluid in it. I have read in many places the w Jul 24, 2014 18:20:38 GMT -5
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