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Table 1 Who might be an MC candidate patient?

From: The Nordic maintenance care program: what is maintenance care? Interview based survey of Danish chiropractors

Unlikely Could be
• The acute or ‘first episode’ patient • A past history of chronicity and/or extended courses of treatment
• Peadiatric patient • More likely to be female
  • Patients complaining of ‘muscular’ trouble (e.g. tension)
  • Occupations where taxing physical labor form a predictable part of the working day.
  • Biomechanical/structural variant (e.g. scoliosis)