The Chiropractic Board of Australia has had enough:
“We will not tolerate registered chiropractors giving misleading or unbalanced advice to patients, or providing advice or care that is not in the patient’s best interests,” chairman Phillip Donato said.
Dr Donato said chiropractors should only provide evidence-based treatment and anyone with concerns should report them. [Sydney Morning Herald August 9 2013]
Oh boy. This one is special. Put on your derpin’ goggles, folks.
Mark Postles is a highly regarded elder statesman of the Australian chiropractic community. He is a member of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia. He conducts his business at Coast Chiropractic Kawana, in Queensland.
I must say, out of all of the Australian chiropractors I’ve been perusing, Postles is probably the most overtly honest about his anti-vaccinationism; and for this I thank him. Let’s have a look at Postles’ honesty.
This is a wonderful anti-vaccine post which hides behind the duplicity of purportedly being written by a chemist; someone readers would normally trust to know about doses making poisons, and medicine, and science, and the like. Not so:
Reason #1: Vaccination Does Not Always Mean “Immunization”
Reason #2 Vaccines Expose Kids to Toxins
Reason #3 Kids Can Build Immunity Naturally
Remember Melanie’s Marvelous Measles? SHUT. UP. He did it. He really did it:
Remember that excruciatingly embarrassing survey conducted by the German homeopath? Here’s Mike Adams, and that survey. It doesn’t get much better than this:
Postles doesn’t stop at providing appalling anti-vaccination misinformation, the type of which Meryl Dorey would be proud. He also includes testimonials on his professional Facebook page:
5 What is unacceptable advertising?
This section is intended to provide a clear indication of the
type of advertising of services that the boards consider to
be unacceptable. Where examples are provided, they are
intended to assist practitioners and other persons who
advertise regulated health services to comply with the
advertising provisions of the National Law. They are not
intended to be exhaustive.
To comply with s. 133 of the National Law and these
guidelines, advertising of services must not:
(d) use testimonials or purported testimonials
He’s all yours, CBA. This doyen of Australian chiropractic is all yours.