Thursday, June 23, 2011

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS: CHIROPRACTORS and OSTEOPATHS

Technically, these two share a common philosophy on how to maintain the integrity of the spine. In some ways, you can always identify which is which.

CHIROPRACTORS                                                                   OSTEOPATHS

Founded By David Palmer                                                         Pioneered by Andrew Taylor Still

Rely on Xrays                                                                             May or may not rely on Xrays

Manipulates the spine by producing                                            Can adjust the spine or any articulatory                                                                                              
clicking sounds                                                                           structures in a more subtle way

Treatment time: Short(10min-20min)                                             Long  (30min, depending on the case )

May require more visits                                                                Few visits, not unless its Scoliosis




LINK:http://www.osteopathy.com.sg/chiropractors.html

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