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What do chiropractors do that is different from other pain management doctors?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Be wary

Chiropractors believe in a false theory about disease causation from spinal dysfunction called "subluxation".
They perform a vigorous massage to correct these "subluxations" but in fact do not correct or cure anything. The relief from the massage is short term and you need to come back all the time. Pain management docs use modern methods-see them first.

In brief: Be wary

Chiropractors believe in a false theory about disease causation from spinal dysfunction called "subluxation".
They perform a vigorous massage to correct these "subluxations" but in fact do not correct or cure anything. The relief from the massage is short term and you need to come back all the time. Pain management docs use modern methods-see them first.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: A Bunch

Chiropractors limit (or should) their practice to manual manipulation of joints.
Be wary of other "offerings" such as acupuncture, traction decompression, herbs and vitamins.

In brief: A Bunch

Chiropractors limit (or should) their practice to manual manipulation of joints.
Be wary of other "offerings" such as acupuncture, traction decompression, herbs and vitamins.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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