IFCO

International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations

Vertebral Subluxation Correction...Nothing More...Nothing Less...Nothing Else

Position Paper on Chiropractic Technique and Instrumentation

Position Paper on Chiropractic Technique and Instrumentation

Posted on 01 Apr 2013 in | 0 comments

The uniqueness of the chiropractic objective impacts upon chiropractic technique. Since the objective of correcting vertebral subluxation is to allow the innate intelligence of the body to be more fully expressed, any technique or instrument that assists in the location, analysis and/or correction of vertebral subluxation is relevant to the practice of chiropractic. It is More Info »

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Position Paper on Vertebral Subluxation as a Sole Rationale for Care

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The International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations maintains and upholds that the objective of the chiropractor is separate and distinct from other health care professionals and disciplines and that it is focused on the location, analysis, and correction of vertebral subluxations. Chiropractic colleges, the federal government, and international, national and state chiropractic associations define the More Info »

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Position Paper: Involvement with the Chiropractic Summit

Posted on 01 Apr 2013 in | 0 comments

The cry for unity in the chiropractic profession, while nothing new, is bellowed today as loudly as ever.  Numerous attempts have been made over the years to merge the national organizations and more recently significant efforts have been aimed at eliminating multiple state organizations. While these efforts have met with limited success, they have unequivocally More Info »

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Position Paper on Straight Chiropractic

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The term straight chiropractic was first used by D.D. Palmer in an attempt to differentiate the variety of practice styles observed even in the early days of the chiropractic profession.  Today, “straight” refers to chiropractors who do not “mix” the objective of chiropractic (i.e., the location, analysis and correction of vertebral subluxation) with that of More Info »

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Position Paper on Diagnosis and Referral in Chiropractic

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In order to maintain a clear and unique identity for chiropractic and eliminate or reduce the public’s confusion as to the role of a chiropractor in health care it is critical to establish a common understanding and agreement about the extent of a doctor of chiropractic’s responsibility to diagnose and refer. It is the position More Info »

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