In a very slick move, a chiropractic association are entreating their members to withdraw most of the claims about chiropractic from their literature and web sites. In other good news there appear to be over 500 complaints under the advertising standards or trading standards codes. Go for it.
Quackometer notes that the altered sited have been archived. Go internets!
Looks like chiropractors can’t even cover their own backs. Heh.
On a personal note, what’s been interesting about this is that a friend, a perfectly right-on, rational ex-Googler, has managed to convert an anecdote, his personal journey from debilitating, morphine-sucking, lower back pain into the data that chiro in general works. I’d like to see physios and masseurs setting up as a control group of quacks and then we’d see what fell out of the study.
The comments on PZ’s blog also show a non-trivial level of anecdotage.