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date: 25 January 2020


The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Michael Kent

The treatment and correction of bodily ills by mechanical means. The spine is regarded by many chiropractorsas the nerve centre of the body so that many ailments, such as headaches, can be treated successfully by correcting a badly aligned backbone. The established medical profession in western countries has expressed reservations about chiropractic treatment, especially if it is performed by someone who is not medically qualified.... ...

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