beware of those you pay to beat you up

Alternative therapy for backache ‘can kill or disable’ | UK News | The Observer

Spinal manipulation, used by chiropractors to treat hundreds of thousands of patients a year, poses serious risks …

It’s probably heresy to say this in Ontario (‘cos DD was from Pickering) but I’ve always thought that having someone smack your spine about was not the smartest thing to do. But then, my one of my secondary mottoes for life is Allopathy Now!