These had abounded every since AT Still wondered what would happen if he left ‘osteopathy’ to the ‘osteopaths’! There are constant debates in the profession about identity, direction, roe, scope and evidence based practice and paradigms.
This can be an hostile and depressing environment to operate in.
However, one easy to read paper which you can look at gives quite an interesting read about the dynamics operating in itra-professional dynamics – check it out!
Alternative futures: Fields, boundaries, and divergent professionalisation strategies within the Chiropractic profession