What is the Difference Between Physiotherapy and Chiropractic

There are several  differences between the two:

  • Level of medical/ scientific training (Physiotherapy is the closest allied health profession to Medicine)
  • Beliefs about optimal health (Physiotherapists follow current scientific medical models)
  • Treatment methods (Physiotherapists use only safe evidence based treatments)
  • Use of Evidence Based Practice (The latest trend in the medical community is using research results to base clinical decisions upon)
  • Chiropractors tend to use high force manipulative techniques more than Physiotherapists

For More detailsed information please click on the following program aired by catalyst on the ABC in July 2013.

Chiropractors 11/07/2013 WMV MP4
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