The Ipswich Spine Clinic website herein sets out the following disclaimers and references for your attention:
- 1. General Chiropractic Council (References to Doctor and Qualifications)
- 3. Liability Disclaimer
- 4. Privacy Statement
- 5. Anti-Spam Policy
- 6. Copyright & Trademark Notices
- 7. Data Protection
- 8. Website Browsing & Domains
- 9. Complaints
- 10. References
Please note that if, after reading this page, you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, or with any of the conditions described herein, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Ipswich Spine Clinic website.
1. GENERAL CHIROPRACTIC COUNCIL (References to Doctor and Qualifications)
1.01. The use of the title Dr (Doctor) on this website is with reference to the qualification of Doctor of Chiropractic and is in no way claiming to be that of a Doctor of Medicine. In no way, should you assume that the Ipswich Spine Clinic make claims as a Doctor of Medicine.
1.02. The qualifications of Dr Amit Patel of the Ipswich Spine Clinic are as follows: BSc (Chiropractic Sciences), MSc (Chiropractic), DC (Doctor of Chiropractic). These qualifications were received from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic, which is recognised as one of the top chiropractic colleges in Europe.
1.03. The current Guidelines issued by the General Chiropractic Council regarding the terminology “Vertebral Subluxation Complex” and any derivative thereof i.e. “subluxation” is as follows:
1.04. “The Chiropractic Vertebral subluxation complex is an historical concept but it remains a theoretical model. It is not supported by any clinical research evidence that would allow claims to be made that it is the cause of disease or health concerns.”
1.05. That said, 97% of the world’s Chiropractors accept and utilise the terms Vertebral Subluxation Complex and subluxation at this time.
2.01. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices contained herein.
2.02. Ipswich Spine Clinic reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Ipswich Spine Clinic website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website.
2.03. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website contains links to other websites (linked sites). These linked sites are not under the control of Ipswich Spine Clinic and Ipswich Spine Clinic is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, including without limitation any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. The Ipswich Spine Clinic is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. The Ipswich Spine Clinic is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Ipswich Spine Clinic of the site or any association with its operators.
2.04. As a condition of your use of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, you warrant to the Ipswich Spine Clinic that you will not use the Ipswich Spine Clinic website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Ipswich Spine Clinic website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Ipswich Spine Clinic website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Ipswich Spine Clinic website.
2.05. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website contains a testimonial page where you the user can leave a comment. These facilities are designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large. You agree that when using the testimonial page, you will not defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others. You will not publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information. You will not advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose. All testimonials are moderated by Dr Amit Patel DC to ensure they do not contravene Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and General Chiropractic Council (GCC) Code of Practice. Any testimonials which make claims to treatments which contravenes ASA Standards or GCC Code of Practice will not be published. The General Chiropractic Council Code of Practice requires us to respect the skills and contributions that others bring to the care of patients. It specifies that we must not discriminate against or unjustly criticise another health professional. Any testimonial which does not comply with these requirements will not be posted.
2.06. Ipswich Spine Clinic does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the Ipswich Spine Clinic on the testimonial page. However, by posting you are granting Ipswich Spine Clinic permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your submission; and to publish your name in connection with your submission. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your submission, as provided herein. Ipswich Spine Clinic is under no obligation to post or use any submission you may provide and may remove any submission at any time in Ipswich Spine Clinic’s sole discretion.
2.07. By submitting your testimonial you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the submissions.
3. LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
3.01. The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the Ipswich Spine Clinic website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Ipswich Spine Clinic and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Ipswich Spine Clinic website at any time.
3.02.Your use of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website constitutes your agreement that access to this disclaimer page is marked clearly and visibly at the footer of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website and again in the drop down menus. You agree that this disclaimer page is not hidden from view and further agree all conditions et al are fully comprehensible.
3.03. The Ipswich Spine Clinic has a 24 hour care line number. Outside office hours, a messaging system picks up any calls. These are monitored 24 hours a day and so constitutes being classified as a 24 hour care line number.
3.04. Advice received via the Ipswich Spine Clinic website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation. The information found on this website is solely advisory, and should not be substituted for medical or chiropractic advice. Any and all health care concerns, decisions, and actions must be done through the advice and counsel of a health care professional who is familiar with your updated medical history.
3.05. Ipswich Spine Clinic and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the Ipswich Spine Clinic website for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. Ipswich Spine Clinic and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
3.06. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Ipswich Spine Clinic and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, with the delay or inability to use the Ipswich Spine Clinic website or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if the Ipswich Spine Clinic or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages.
4. PRIVACY STATEMENT
4.01. Ipswich Spine Clinic is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Ipswich Spine Clinic website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
4.02. When visiting the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, the IP address used to access the site will be logged along with the dates and times of access. This information is purely used to analyse trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
4.03. External links are included on the Ipswich Spine Clinic website for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from the Ipswich Spine Clinic website.
5. ANTI-SPAM POLICY
5.01. In the context of electronic messaging, spam refers to unsolicited, bulk or indiscriminate messages, typically sent for a commercial purpose. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website operates a zero-tolerance spam policy. The messaging systems automatically scan all incoming email [and other] messages, and filter-out messages that appear to be spam.
5.02. No message filtering system is 100% accurate, and from time to time legitimate messages will be filtered-out by the Ipswich Spine Clinic systems. If you believe this has happened to a message you have sent, please advise the message recipient by another means. You can reduce the risk of a message being caught by the spam filters by sending the message in plain text (no HTML), removing any attachments, and ensuring that your messages are scanned for malware before dispatch.
5.03. In the unlikely event that you receive any message from the Ipswich Spine Clinic or sent using Ipswich Spine Clinic systems that may be considered to be spam, please contact Ipswich Spine Clinic using the contact us form and Ipswich Spine Clinic and/or its suppliers will investigate the matter immediately.
6. DATA PROTECTION
6.01. The information you supply to the Ipswich Spine Clinic website will be used within the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. We shall not supply it to third parties. For further information on the Data Protection Act 1998, please click HERE.
7. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
7.01. All contents of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website are © Copyright 2012 Ipswich Spine Clinic and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
8. WEBSITE BROWSING AND DOMAINS
8.01. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website uses elements of Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported by Apple devices. On Windows/PC based operating systems, Adobe Flash Player must be installed to be able to view all elements of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website. Any liability of misinterpretation of any information on the Ipswich Spine Clinic website as a result of not using flash, or caching the Ipswich Spine Clinic website to view offline lies solely with you. Ipswich Spine Clinic will not be liable. For further reiteration, please revisit section 3.06. of this disclaimer.
8.02. We recommend the Ipswich Spine Clinic website is best viewed using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website will work on Internet Explorer; but dependent on your cookies and securities settings, you may have to click “show all content” to view all opt-in boxes on the Ipswich Spine Clinic website.
8.03. The top-level domain for the Ipswich Spine Clinic website is: http://ipswichspineclinic.co.uk. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website is also accessible via the following domains listed below. This full disclaimer and references apply regardless of which domain you access the Ipswich Spine Clinic website via.
8.04. All the listed domains are owned exclusively by The Ipswich Spine Clinic. © All rights Reserved 2012. Similarities to other domain names are purely coincidental.
9.01. Please note that if, after reading this page, you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, or with any of the conditions described herein, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Ipswich Spine Clinic website.
9.02. We have an internal complaints procedure. Please write to: Complaints Department, Ipswich Spine Clinic, Neale Chambers, 6-8 Neale Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3JB. We will review your complaint and if we deem necessary contact you within 28 business days.
10.01. On the Homepage of the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, in the features picture box, we make the statement “back pain affects 80% of the population at sometime in their lives” on the homepage. This is from the World Health Organisation website. Click HERE.
10.02. On the Spinal Scans page the Ipswich Spine Clinic website, we have included a link to a document entitled “The Science & Validity Behind The Insight™ Millennium Subluxation Station”. This document describes the studies conducted by Insight™ and citations for the references they have used. We include the link to this pdf document HERE.
10.03. The Ipswich Spine Clinic releases a weekly health Bulletin – Chiro Bullets. These are externally provided by The Weekly Sticky. The Ipswich Spine Clinic is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Ipswich Spine Clinic of the site or any association with its operators. To visit their site directly, click HERE.
10.04. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website has pages within the site that contain references (PAGES: Spinal Adjustment, Back Pain, Shoulder Pain, Migraines & Headaches, Neck Pain & Whiplash, Sports Injuries, Pins & Needles and Sciatica). The information used to compile these pages has been referenced on each page. The Ipswich Spine Clinic website outlines ALL of these references again below.
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Faye, L., D.C. Good Bye Back Pain, Tale Weaver Publishing, 1990
Kirkaldy-Willis, W., D.C. Angus, D., M.A. Papadopoulos, C., M.H.A., Swan, W., The Effectiveness and Cost effectiveness of Chiropractic Management of Low Back Pain, (funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health) p. 104, August, 1993
Markey, P., D.C., Managing Disorders of the Lumbar Spine, 2nd Edition, 1986
Rothman, M.D., Simone, M.D., Magnetic resonance Imaging, 2nd Edition, Mosby Yearbook, 1992
White, A.A., M.D., and Panjabi, M.M., Ph.D., Clinical Biomechanics of the Spine, 2nd Edition, J.B. Lippincott, 1990
Robert A Leach., The Chiropractic Theories A Textbook of Scientific Research 4 Edition p. 369 Adhesive Capsulitis
Krenner, Bernard J., DC. CCSP, FLAMA and Fung, James J.R. BSc, DC ‘Shouldering the Burden’ ‘Journal of the American Chiropractic Association, August 2003.’
The efficacy of conservative treatment in patients with full-thickness rotator cuff tears – Meltem Baydar, Elif Akalin, Ozlem El, Selmin Gulbahar, Cigdem Bircan, Ozgur Akgul, et al. in Rheumatology International (2009)
Berman, T., DC., Peterson, D., Chiropractic Technique, p. 732; Churchill Livingston, 1993
Maigne, R., M.D. Diagnosis and Treatment of Pain of Vertebral Origin, 346-358; Mosby, 1995.
Martelletti. J., M.D., JNMS. 3(4) 182-187 1995
Nilsson.,N., D.C., M,D., JMPT 20(5) 326-330. 1997
Plaugher. G., D.C., Anrig-Howe. C., D.C., Textbook of Clinical Chiropractic: A Specific Biomechanical Approach, 360-363 Williams and Wilkins. 1993
Vernon. T., D.C., JMPT 18(9); 611-617, 1995
Breig. A. Et al., Effect of mechanical Stresses on the Spinal Cord in Cervical Spondyiosis Neurosurgery., 25; 45-56. 1966
Harrison. D., D.C., Spinal Biomechanics. A Chiropractic Perspective Journal of Clinical Chiropractic 1992
Kirk,R.,D.C., Lawrence, D., D.C., Valvo, N., D.C., States’ Manual of Spinal, Pelvic and Extravertebral Technics, 3rd edition, National College of Chiropractic, 1991.
Maynard, J., D.C., Healing Hands, 4th Edition, Jonorm Publishing, 1991.
Schafer, R., D.C., Faye, L., D.C., Motion Palpation and Chiropractic, 2nd edition, Motion Palpation Institute, 1990.
Strauss, J., D.C., Chiropractic Philosophy, 3rd edition, Foundation for the Advancement of Chiropractic education, 1994.
Burn, L., A Manual of Medical manipulation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994.
Ezzell-Nelson, M., The 16 Million Dollar Man, John Smoltz Atlanta Braves, Today’s Chiropractic, pp. 61-65 May-June 1993.
Faye. L., D.C., Good Bye Back Pain, Tale Weaver Publishing, 1990.
Hochschuler, S., M.D., Texas Back Institute Back in Shape, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991
Kellet, J., Acute Soft Tissue Injuries: A Review of the Literature, Medicine and Science of Sports and Exercise, Vol. 18, No. 5, p. 489-500, American College of Sports medicine, 1986.
Lauro, J., D.C., Mouch, A., D.C., Athletic Performance Improvement, Journal of Chiropractic Research, January 1991.
Calliet, R., M.D., Hand Pain and Impairment 3rd edition, F. A. Davis Company 1983.
Calliet, R., M.D., Pain Mechanisms and Management, F. A. Davis Company 1983.
Kendall, F., McCreary, E., Muscle Testing and Function, 3rd edition, Williams and Wilkins, 1983.
Kirk, R., D.C., Lawrence, D., D.C. Valvo, N., D.C., States’ Manual of Spinal Pelvic and Extravertebral Technic, 3rd edition, National College of Chiropractic, 1991.
Norkin, C., P.T., Levrangie, P., P.T., Joint Structure and Function: A Comprehensive Analysis 2nd edition, F. A. Davis Company, 1992
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