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Government Support and the Research Challenges of Chiropractic Pediatrics

By |December 3, 2009|Chiropractic Care, Education, Health Care, Pediatrics|

Government Support and the Research Challenges of Chiropractic Pediatrics

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Dr. Dennis Leduc, a McGill University pediatrician recently stated that “There are no physical ailments in childhood, whether they be ear infections, asthma, or other physical problems, that have ever been shown to be amenable to chiropractic manipulation or therapy.”

The story released Friday by The Star Phoenix reports that the concern is over 5,297 chiropractic pediatric treatments at the cost of $80,921 paid in Saskatchewan this last year. [1] The Health Ministry is considering if it will continue to subsidize chiropractic pediatric care in Saskatchewan. (more…)