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Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies: Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation

William Meeker

William Meeker, D.C., M.P.H., President, Palmer College of Chiropractic, West Campus, San Jose, CA

Credits: This lecture is part of an archive. Please note that CME/CEU credit is no longer available for this lecture.

Cost: Free

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the profession of chiropractic
  • Describe the various procedures utilized in chiropractic
  • Discuss the potential safety issues associated with chiropractic
  • Review the scientific evidence for the efficacy of spinal manipulation and mobilization
  • Recognize the research challenges associated with spinal manipulation and mobilization

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