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Can we stop now? Nope!

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Dr. James Noake again, with another kind of controversial opinion:

Just had a patient who’s had 19 sessions of chiropractic treatment (actually paid for by Bupa!) and been told he has a 14mm leg length discrepancy. He’s not better obviously.

Can we stop with this now? I’m tired of unravelling this BS in clinic, especially on Friday afternoon.

“Can we stop with this now” … been asking myself since the early 2000s, so I guess the answer is “nope.” This kind of nonsense — from chiropractic or any other profession — isn’t going anywhere soon, no matter how many smart people gripe about it.