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Chiropractic - Safe For You, But Not Your Chiropractor

In a survey of approximately 400 randomly selected chiropractors, 40 percent reported experiencing various injuries while working on their own patients. Most injuries were soft tissue in nature and included wrist/hand/finger injuries in 43 percent, and shoulder injuries as well as lower back injuries in approximately 25 percent. Moreover, approximately two thirds of the injuries occurred while performing chiropractic adjustments/manipulation. So while chiropractic care has clearly been shown to be extremely safe for patients, the same cannot be said for those chiropractors performing chiropractic care.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: JMPT. September 2006.