Online Searchable Databases and Research Resources
Free comprehensive search of all chiropractic related publications.
ChiroAccess / Mantis
The largest database source of chiropractic, osteopathic, and manual medical literature.
Chiropractic Research Review
A guide to research on chiropractic health including recent article summaries.
Chiropractic Libraries Section
A forum for the interchange of ideas and information among health science librarians who are interested in chiropractic health care, education, and research. Many chiropractic library websites contain links to further resources.
Search all index medicus journals for citations (free abstracts – full text articles may require subscription).
PubMed Central (PMC)
A digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Integrated into the Entrez retrieval system, PMC provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of over 160 life sciences journals, with more to come.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Alternative and complimentary research by the American National Institute of Health.
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of free, full-text, peer-reviewed content, with 919 journals and 1,174,443 free, full-text articles online.
NGC Annotated Bibliographies
The National Guideline ClearinghouseT (NGC) Annotated Bibliographies feature allows users to search by text word and/or subject category to identify citations for publications and resources about guidelines. Resources have been selected not only from the peer-reviewed journal literature, but also from non-journal sources.
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The google search engine optimised for scientific and technical article search.
Chiropractic Journals and Publications
American Chiropractor Magazine
Chiropractic and Osteopathy Journal (COCA)
Clinical Chiropractic (formerly the British Journal of Chiropractic)
Chiropractic Journal of Australia
Journal of Chiropractic Humanities
Journal of Chiropractic Medicine
Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (JCCP)
Journal of the American Chiropractic Association
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association
Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT)
Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research (JVSR)
The Chiropractic Journal
The Chiropractic Report
World Chiropractic Alliance HealthWatch
Other Related Bio-Medical Publications
Annals of Internal Medicine
Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
British Medical Journal
European Spine Journal
Journal of Anatomy
Journal of Biomechanics
Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies
Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology
Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy
Journal of Orthopedic Research
Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development
Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques
Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
New England Journal of Medicine
The RAND Corporation
Other Chiropractic Websites of Interest (alphabetical listing)
Australian Spinal Research Foundation
Australia’s premier chiropractic research funding agency supporting chiropractic research projects around the world.
American Back Society
A non-profit organisation dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary forum for health care professionals and scientists interested in spinal health and function.
Chiropractic Awareness Council
An excellent website for patients and potential patients to learn about chiropractic. A professional site that is easy to read and navigate and filled with great info and quick facts.
Chiropractic Diplomatic Corps
For demographics, statistics and contact information for all countries with at least one practising chiropractor. This website also has a foreign service registery and good information for DC’s looking to practice overseas short or long term.
Chiropractic is Safe
A website created by the ICA to help dispel erroneous claims against the safety of the chiropractic adjustment.
Chiropractic Leadership Alliance
Developers of the Insight Millenium Subluxation Station technology (sEMG, Thermography etc) and other resources to assist chiropractors and promote subluxation-centered chiropractic.
Chiropractic Research Organisation
This site is intended to be an ever expanding entity to match the continually growing body of knowledge surrounding chiropractic and the wellness paradigm
Chiropractic Resource Organisation
A regularly updated website with excellent sections on chiropractic research, news, and discussion forums.
ChiroWeb (Dynamic Chiropractic)
One of the largest chiropractic websites for news, research, online store, classifieds and Q&A forum.
A good general website with overview of chiropractic and its role in healthcare. Aimed towards those who may be interested in a career in chiropractic.
Council on Chiropractic Practice (CCP)
The council’s mission is “developing evidence-based guidelines, conducting research and performing other functions that will enhance the practice of chiropractic for the benefit of the consumer.” It is an apolitical, non-profit organization, which has no affiliations with the ACA, ICA, WCA, FSCO, COCSA, FCLB, or any state association.
Institute of Evidence-based Chiropractic
The purpose of the institute is to teach the principles of evidence-based chiropractic with the aim to improve clinical decision-making, thereby improving the outcomes for all stakeholders: patients, payors, providers and society.
International Chiropractic Association (ICA)
The ICA is the world’s oldest international chiropractic professional organisation. It is dedicated to the growth and development of the chiropractic profession based on its fundamental principles and philosophy and is one of the leading providers of continuing education for chiropractors. The website contains news, articles of interest and continued education/seminar listings.
International Chiropractic Association Pediatric Council (ICCP)
The Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics is one of the specialty departments of the International Chiropractors Association designed to bring together doctors of chiropractic with a special interest in caring for children and pregnant women and providing them with opportunities, resources, and support to enhance their professional development and expand their clinical skills.
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA)
A great resource on paediatric topics and general chiropractic research for both chiropractors and parents.
Kentuckiana Childrens Center
Kentuckiana Children’s Center is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian, charitable organization that has been in operation for over 40 years. Its mission is to provide free integrative chiropractic care to physically and mentally challenged children in need of health and special education opportunities.
Providers of Continuing Education (PACE)
PACE is a service of The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. Those seeking CE courses may use the Course Search feature to find a recognised course (live, distance learning, internet etc).
Chiropractic news, editorials, classifieds and more.
The Biology of Belief (Bruce Lipton)
Cellular biologist and renowned research scientist Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., introduces a long-awaited paradigm shift in the biomedical sciences. He describes how a renaissance in cell biology now provides the cutting edge real science to prove how chiropractic and holistic health therapies work. His website has several great articles detailing the validity of chiropractic philosophy and discussing the dogma of genetic determinism.
The Chiropractic Equity Offices
The CEO focuses on neurologically based chiropractic. The company has developed instrumentation (the InVision) to help understand and document the adjustment’s effect on the nervous system. The InVision instrument analyzes the state of the nervous system at 7 different levels, individually or in combination. The website also has some great articles and blogs.
The Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER)
The oldest and most respected chiropractic research-funding institution in the world. The FCER has funded grants, fellowships, and residencies totalling nearly $10 million. This website also has an online store for books, publications and products.
The International Federation of Sports Chiropractic / FĂ©dĂ©ration Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport (FICS)
The FICS is comprised of individual members and national chiropractic sports councils worldwide. It has affiliations with international organisations within the chiropractic profession and the world of sports.
The Wellness Practice
Dr James Chestnut’s website on the science of human wellness including his 14 Foundational Premises for the Scientific and Philosophical Validation of the Chiropractic Wellness Paradigm and ICA endorsed Wellness Certification Program to help you become the recognized wellness expert and the “first choice” wellness solution for your community.
World Chiropractic Alliance
A non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting and strengthening chiropractic around the world. Serving as a “watchdog” and advocacy organisation with emphasis on education and political action.
World Federation of Chiropractic
The WFC represents national associations of chiropractic worldwide and is in official relations with the World Health Organisation. Its website has contacts for the chiropractic profession in each country and links to all national association websites.
Chiropractic Association Websites (by Region)
United KingdomÂ www.chiropractic-uk.co.uk
Hong KongÂ www.hkca.org
New ZealandÂ www.chiropractic.org.nz
South KoreaÂ www.chiro.or.kr
United StatesÂ www.acatoday.com
South AfricaÂ www.chiropractic.co.za
European Chiropractic UnionÂ www.chiropractic-ecu.org
International Academy of Olympic Chiropractic OfficersÂ www.iaoco.org
International Chiropractors AssociationÂ www.chiropractic.org
International Chiropractic Paediatric AssociationÂ www.icpa4kids.org
International Federation of Sports ChiropracticÂ www.fics-online.org
World Chiropractic AllianceÂ www.worldchiropracticalliance.org
World Federation of ChiropracticÂ www.wfc.org
Association of Chiropractic CollegesÂ www.chirocolleges.org