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  • noun Plural form of chiro.


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  • Get a group of 100 people, and you could start a shooting war by more than whispering anything about chiros being anything more than witch-doctors.

    Most Economists Have Two Hands, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

  • It is generally accepted by chiros that back pain is multi factorial and can arise from a multitude of aetiological factors just like the medics.

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • A broader focus will allow everyone to be rude about chiros in general without the inconvenience of having to keep an eye on England's awful libel laws.

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • If chiros' manipulations of backs are genuinely beneficial, given appropriate controls against which to compare them, then it would show that they have stumbled upon a technique for helping backs that is free of any anchor in a rational theory of its practice.

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • In other words, I'm not sure which camp I see you as being part of, but so far as I know you do not share with chiros this idea of "subluxations".

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • However, chiros' therapy for back pain is similarly based on the fallacious theory of subluxations.

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • To turn this around, it is the theory of subluxations that led chiros to see their therapy as a panacea.

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • Having said that their are chiros who have given up the idea of the subluxation...just like the medics have given up the idea of leeching, bloodletting and drilling holes in the head to release the bad ethers!

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • I don't want anyone to martyr themselves and I do want to see a great deal of hostile comment directed at chiros and their alt.meddling friends.

    Simon's Choice Jack of Kent 2009

  • Outside, they have their own clients just like chiros, shrinks, docs, etc., but they aren't allowed to "advertise" in the hospitals.

    Why do Doctors Fall for CAM? 1 Dinosaur 2008


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