Chiro's conduct could lead to deregistration

The Chiropractic Tribunal of NSW is yet to finalise orders against Mr Paul Woods of Narrabri, who was referred to the tribunal after four women lodged complaints against him.

The allegations included inappropriate and physical contact that was clinically unjustified, inappropriate comments made by Mr Woods and inappropriate text messages sent to the patients.

The tribunal heard one of the patients complained that during a consultation Mr Woods had leaned toward her and whispered into her ear: “[Of all the patients] I have and I have hundreds, no one makes me feel the way you do. You make my heart race. I am not only attracted to you physically but I am attracted to your personality as well. I have never had this happen to me before."

The same patient alleged that following this consultation – during which she said the nature of bodily contact made by Mr Woods during a stretch procedure had made her feel uncomfortable – the