Both the community and chiropractors regard chiropractic as a wellness profession. However wellness is difficult to define. The first phase of this study seeks to determine how chiropractors and their patients define wellness and how wellness outcomes resulting from chiropractic care should be measured. It also explores the mechanisms whereby the chiropractic adjustment and other aspects of chiropractic care are perceived to contribute to wellness outcomes. 

The second phase of the study seeks to obtain consensus about how the chiropractic profession believes well ness should be practised in the future. 

Grant Value: $8,624
Chief Investigator: Dr Jennifer Jamison – Murdoch University
Status: Complete