Chiropractic is, bluntly, quackery. From Chiropractic controversy and criticism (my emphasis):
Originally Posted by amylove
To quote Tim Minchin:
"Vertebral subluxation, the core concept of chiropractic, is not based on solid science. A 2010 report found that spinal manipulation therapies are effective for the treatment of low back pain, neck pain, some kinds of headaches and a number of extremity joint conditions. Commenting on this study, Edzard Ernst stated that it was a notorious example of a pseudo-systematic review that omitted evidence, for instance, of negative primary studies. A 2008 review found that with the possible exception of back pain, chiropractic manipulation has not been shown to be effective for any medical condition."
"By definition", I begin
"Alternative Medicine", I continue
"Has either not been proved to work,
Or been proved not to work.
Do you know what they call "alternative medicine"
That's been proved to work?