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Efficacy Claims Policy 2019-12-23T09:47:47-07:00

Efficacy Claims Policy

The Efficacy Claims Policy states as follows:

Due to the absence of acceptable evidence supporting such claims, registrants must NOT represent to patients or the public that chiropractic:

  • (a) can be used to treat diseases, disorders or conditions such as: Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes, infections, infertility, or Tourette’s syndrome, or
  • (b) has any beneficial effect on childhood diseases, disorders or conditions such as: ADHD (or ADD), autism spectrum disorders including Asperger syndrome, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, or developmental and speech disorders.
  • (c) has any beneficial effect on fetal development or position such as: breech/breech turning or position and intrauterine/in utero constraint.
  • (d) has any beneficial effect on labour or birth such as: easier or shorter labour, preventing the need for medical interventions and preventing premature or traumatic birth.
  • (e) has any beneficial effect on hormone function or postpartum depression.