Patient Education Archive:

Stupid Statements #4&5 (2 for the price of 1)

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Nothing in biology makes sense except in light of evolution. Theodosius Dobzhinsky Evolutionary biology is, of course, the scientific foundation for all biology, and biology is the foundation for all medicine. Randolph M. Nesse and …


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Learning Our Lexicon

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The deeper the thought the greater the vocabulary needed to express that thought. The more primitive your language, the more primitive your thinking. Some people’s vocabulary and hence their thinking is confined to four letter …


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Making Chiropractic Relevant

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In order to make chiropractic relevant we must: 1. Abandon oppositionalism (toward medicine). That mindset, which unfortunately, BJ gave us, has and continues to hurt us. I think BJ actually believed that chiropractic was so …


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The Big Idea

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Chiropractic demonstrates that the solution to man’s problems are not, as medicine and other outside-in approaches maintain collective, but are personal and individual.


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Public Opinion

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One thing we can thank Obama for is a better understanding that public opinion means nothing. I guess his hope is that we will change and become a totally Marxist country and as a result …


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Validation

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Validate is defined as, “to establish something as valid.” Does research validate our chiropractic philosophy or is the philosophy validated by the logic of its deductive reasoning and the authority of the 33 principles? If …


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The Diagnosis Dilemma

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The issue of diagnosis is the 600 pound gorilla in the room. It is always dangerous. Least dangerous to most dangerous: 1. Refusing to make a diagnosis and an explanation of why. 2. Failing to …


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Changing the World

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“changing the world” seems to be the objective of many and varied groups today. Religious and pseudo-religious groups emphasize that the changes are necessary in the individual and in doing that they can affect a …


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A “successful” adjustment

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It is not merely the amount or quality of the effort by the chiropractor, in giving the adjustic thrust that causes it to be a successful event. It is also the amount of the effort …


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Agathos And Kalos

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The ancient Greeks created two words for that which we might describe as beauty, something that is good and valuable. Agathos was the first term that was created. It meant good or beautiful of intrinsic …


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