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:
- can be used to treat diseases, disorders or conditions such as: Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes, infections, infertility, or Tourette’s syndrome, or
- 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.
- has any beneficial effect on fetal development or position such as breech/breech turning or position and intrauterine/in utero constraint.
- 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.
- has any beneficial effect on hormone function or postpartum depression.