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Table 2 Physician characteristics

From: Physicians using spinal manipulative treatment in The Netherlands: a description of their characteristics and their patients

Number of registered MSK physicians 138
Number of respondent 90 (65%)
Demographics
 Gender (male) 77.5%
 Age (range) 57 (38–75)
 MSK consultations per week (range) 51 (5–150)
 > 3 days in MSK practice 57.3%
Background training (%)
 Trained as General Practitioner 32.2
 Still registered as General Practitioner 12.2
 Trained in occupational medicine 16.7
 Still registered in occupational medicine 8.9
MSK training (finished training, %)
 Orthomanual technique 58.9
 Manual technique 63.3
 McKenzie 13.3
 Marsman 13.3
 Spine Intervention Society 11.3