Qualitative methods in chiropractic research: one framework for future inquiry

J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2008 Jul-Aug;31(6):455-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2008.06.006.


Qualitative research holds potential for helping understand core aspects of chiropractic. Nevertheless, these methods remain underused in the field. This article overviews a qualitative perspective, introduces qualitative methods, and offers one possible framework to develop chiropractic research.

MeSH terms

  • Chiropractic*
  • Data Collection / methods
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Qualitative Research*