The chiropractic profession continually nurtures a research culture that informs quality, evidence-based, patient care. There are number of different research resources listed below under different categories, from studies highlighting the benefits of chiropractic, to the emerging field of research that highlights the effectiveness of interprofessional collaboration.
The clinical guidelines listed below are advisory in nature and are designed to assist the practitioner by providing an evidence-based framework for the evaluation and treatment of common clinical problems.
The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is the profession’s national research funding organization. Its primary objective is to improve the health of Canadians through research and innovation into spinal health care.
The CCRF has been instrumental in establishing chiropractic Research Chairs and Professorships at universities across the country. Its financial grants also assist doctors of chiropractic to obtain their Masters and PhD degrees and to establish themselves in multidisciplinary research positions.