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Table 1 Key criteria and principles which the chiropractor should demonstrate if they are to be suitable for the management of athletic injuries

From: How to select a chiropractor for the management of athletic conditions

Minimum treatment time 15–20 minutes
Treatment is multimodal in nature
Treatment should contain active (exercises) and passive components
No mandatory x-rays required for treatment
No predetermined treatment schedules or prepaid contracts of care
Use of medical terminology and diagnosis
  1. * The criteria and principles are based on direct questions provided by Australasian College of Sports Physician Registrars