Tag Archives: chiropractic

Happy Birthday!

September is a birthday month! If it’s yours, then happy birthday! However, this message is also a celebration of the birth of the chiropractic profession. The story of chiropractic’s birth is quite interesting. It was actually a discovery, which took … Continue reading

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Holidays upon us

We’ve just come through the most contentious election season ever, with more divisiveness than anyone can recall. After so much angry talk about who’s right or wrong, we’ve finally had a chance to think about how fortunate we really are. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Chiropractic

September is an important birthday month, not just for people like my sister Roberta, who have September birthdays, but also for the chiropractic profession. Chiropractic was born on September 18, 1895 when a Davenport, Iowa doctor discovered that a deaf … Continue reading

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Out of Whack

A phrase we sometimes hear, especially from people who are new to chiropractic is, “I think I’m out of whack.” Of course no one would want to be “out of whack,” but just what does that mean? Taken literally, the … Continue reading

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Where Do We Put Our Faith?

About a week ago while interviewing a new practice member, we discussed his current health. The form he filled out asked if he was being treated for anything, to which he responded, “no.” When asked if he was taking any … Continue reading

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What’s Safe in Health Care?

In a conversation with a practice member yesterday we were discussing some concerns she had about certain symptoms she was experiencing. She said she understands that as her chiropractor it is my role to locate and correct spinal subluxations to … Continue reading

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Bigger Fish to Fry

Here I am, a vegetarian using an expression that ought to be reserved for those of the carnivorous persuasion. Yet the phrase, “bigger fish to fry” comes to mind often when I review clinical findings with persons under care in … Continue reading

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Life is Magic

I was just listening to an internet radio show called, “Spinal Column Radio.” The show is hosted by Dr. Thomas Lamar and can be heard at, http://spinalcolumnradio.com/2013/11/01/episode-169-bj-palmer-epigrams/ I was being interviewed on this show a couple of weeks ago and … Continue reading

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Chiropractic called unsafe?

Chiropractic celebrated its 118th birthday this week, observing the first chiropractic adjustment when Harvey Lillard received an adjustment from Dr. D.D. Palmer in Davenport, Iowa. 118 years old sounds like a lot, but in health care it’s actually one of … Continue reading

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New Beginnings Presentation

Among the many great privileges that being a chiropractor have afforded me is the opportunity to learn much, teach some, write a bit, travel to places I might never have gone otherwise and meet many fascinating people. A week ago … Continue reading

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