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Letters to the Editor – Valid Chiropractic Research

Joseph Ierano DC, James Chestnut B.Ed, M.Sc, D.C., Matthew McCoy BS, DC


Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ June 18, 2008 ~ Pages 1-2



To the Editor:


RE: Chestnut J. Designing, Conducting & Publishing Research Within the Chiropractic Wellness Paradigm – Parts 1 & 2. J Vert Sublux Res February 6, 2008;1-3.

Dr. Mathew McCoy, Chief Editor, leaves the readership to decide whether the exchanges between Dr Chestnut and Dr Lawrence were a “grievous act”, as criticised by Dr. Ebrall, for being so long and, perhaps, misdirected. So here one reader goes. …


In Response: Frankly the fact that Dr. Ierano “believes” in subluxation could not be less relevant. We have been “believing” in subluxation for too long. Subluxation is NOT a belief system. It either exists or it doesn’t and sticking our head in the sand, declaring our belief in it, and ignoring the hard work ahead of us is not an approach or view which serves our profession or the public who…


In Response: What many don’t understand about a paradigm based on subluxation is in fact its unique nature and it is this nature that cannot be expressed through the Cliff Notes

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