Flashcards in Chapter 9 - Chiropractic Deck (40)
Do mixers think of themselves as CAM?
Correcting ___ allows the body to heal itself.
Chiropractic is the ___ largest health care profession in the US.
Who was chiropractic founded by?
Daniel Palmer. Expanded by his son BJ Palmer.
Founders of chiropractic rejected ___.
The scientific method.
Mixers believe in the central role of ___.
homeostasis (rather than innate intelligence).
Until 1980, the AMA labelled chiropractic as ___.
When was chiropractic founded?
The central idea of chiropractic
Many diseases caused by misalignment or loss of movement at bone articulations, especially of the spine.
What part of chiropractic and OM agree?
Spinal misalignments can cause problems.
In 1987, a court case found the AMA guilty of ___.
Unreasonable restraint of trade.
Founders of chiropractic considered registering as a ___.
Why are efficacy trials of chiropractic treatments difficult to design?
Because how do you blind and what is going to be your control? (It's even harder than testing acupuncture.)
Where is chiropractic most established?
Canada, USA, and Australia.
Risks of chiropractic
Small risk of cervical spinal cord damage and arterial dissection.
Does the Canadian Chiropractic Association support vaccinations?
Do all chiropractors support vaccinations?
What two groups did chiropractic split into?
Straights and mixers.
Chiropractic is claimed maybe effective for...
Hypertension, asthma, middle ear infection, gastric ulcer, and infantile colic.
Until 1980, the AMA said that association with chiropractors was ___.
Subluxations interfere with the flow of ___ ___.
Do chiropractors believe they can diagnose disease?
Yes, a wide variety of diseases.
A financial criticism of chiropractic?
Usually chiropractors will tell you to come in a bunch of times, which can cost a lot of money.
Are chiropractors allowed to prescribe medication?
Chiropractic is claimed effective for....
lower back pain, neck pain, headache, etc.
What are the most common reasons that people use chiropractors?
Back and neck pain
What percent of the population used chiropractors?
A person with what type of medical condition should avoid chiropractic?