*This Piece was written in September 2015 and is why I make reference to a Republican Primary debate and the then leading Republican candidate, Donald Trump (Like that will ever Happen 🙂 . Again in light of recent hysteria I feel its important to get all sides viewpoints out there. There is a certain Mythology … Continue reading The “Terrifying” Rise of the Anti-Vaxxers:
*This was a piece I published Several Years ago, but with the talk of mandatory vaccines it will always be relevant. I'm probably not as "Anti-Vaxx" as many of my Chiropractic Colleagues, however possessing any Skepticism of the CDC's schedule is enough to earn the title. My position is slightly more nuanced, I believe: Vaccines … Continue reading Vaccines: When Non Correlation implies Causation
Chiropractic principles were discovered in 1895 when Daniel David (DD) Palmer adjusted the spine of a deaf man, Harvey Lillard, and was able to restore his hearing. This started the belief that adjusting the spine (in particular specific individualized adjustments of precise vectors to Vertebral Subluxations) contributed to more efficient function of the nervous system which … Continue reading The Confused decline of a profession in over 100 years and under 1000 words:
I remember the first day my 9 year old patient “walked” into my office. Walked needs quotation Marks as he clutched his mother’s arm, literally using her as a human crutch as he had not been able to walk properly in months due to dizziness and nausea. His life support, a mother with an anguished … Continue reading The Miracles of Science
In many ways I think the majority of the chiropractic profession comes to Chiropractic through their falling in love (whether we recognize the tingle of the butterfly’s or not) with the vitalistic (Traditional Straight) model of Chiropractic. My First experience with Chiropractic was when I was 16 years old. “Dr. Andy” came to my High School in New … Continue reading The Journey… The Making of a Chiropractic Rōnin….