Chiros, osteos or physios: who gets the most complaints?

Study compares formal complaints across three professions

Chiropractors receive far more complaints than similar health professionals, with new data showing they attract six times more than physiotherapists.

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Their complaints are also three times higher than osteopaths.

But a small group of chiropractors account for most of the complaints, say University of Melbourne researchers.

Just 1.3% are responsible for more than a third.

The retrospective cohort study, published in Chiropractic and Manual Therapies, analyses all formal complaints about all registered chiropractors,