Half of chiro students believe in spinal adjustments for babies, survey shows

Evidence-based beliefs increase as students progress through their course

More than half of chiropractic students think spinal adjustments improve the health of babies and help the immune system, a study shows.


Students from Macquarie and Murdoch universities were surveyed about their opinion on whether chiropractic spinal adjustments could prevent or help seven health-related conditions, as well as how often they would give advice on five common health conditions.

Although the results varied depending on the students’ year levels, up to 40% thought adjustments could help prevent disease, up to 60% thought spinal adjustments could help the