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Table 1 Interdisciplinary collaboration by chiropractors with other healthcare providers for headache management (sometimes/often compared to never/rarely)

From: The management of common recurrent headaches by chiropractors: a descriptive analysis of a nationally representative survey

Provider Receiving (sometimes/often) n = 392 Referring (sometimes/often) n = 392
CAM practitioner 66.1% (n = 259) 66.3% (n = 260)
General practitioner 29.6% (n = 116) 59.9% (n = 235)
Medical specialist (via GP) 3.8% (n = 15) 42.6% (n = 167)
Dentist 25% (n = 98) 40.3% (n = 158)
Psychologist 10.9% (n = 43) 16.6% (n = 65)
Physiotherapist 11.7% (n = 46) 13.3% (n = 52)
Osteopath 5.3% (n = 21) 3.8% (n = 15)
  1. Survey key: Medical specialist (via GP) e.g. neurologist, psychiatrist. CAM practitioner e.g. acupuncturist, herbalist, naturopath, massage therapist, counsellor