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Old 10 April 2014, 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted by erwins View Post
My insurance covers chiropractic treatments, acupuncture, and probably some naturopath stuff too. There was a big push to get more "alternative" treatments covered a few years back. Chiropractors are licensed by the state, and have to have a degree from an accredited school, plus a certain amount of general college. Some doctors, I'm sure, refer patients to chiropractors. Canada's system doesn't sound different from the system here.
Fair enough.

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None of that proves that chiropractic is effective, used appropriately, and is not harmful. It can certainly still be full of woo.
Sure. But much of medicine cannot be proven to be effective and not harmful. Cancer treatment, for example.

It can also be full of woo. Woo pays well. (last sentence said tongue firmly planted in cheek)
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