Thinking Straight Archive:

PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICE

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There have been numerous instances in history when the practice and the philosophy of chiropractic has confronted the law of the land head on. The earliest example was the very practice itself. In the early …


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OBJECTIVES

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Can we correct vertebral subluxations or aid in correcting vertebral subluxations by increasing the quality of the matter? Apparently that is what some chiropractors attempt to do by using therapeutic procedures. It may be possible …


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THERAPEUTIC CHIROPRACTIC

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Chiropractors will use therapeutic measures and justify it, saying they do not want the patient to leave without an adjustment, and the therapeutic measure helps to relieve the pain so an adjustment can be given. …


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CHIROPRACTIC APOLOGETICS – Part VI

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The Logical Approach One of the most outstanding characteristics of chiropractic in general, and straight chiropractic in particular, is the logic it is based upon. Perhaps it is not so much the logic of straight …


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CHIROPRACTIC APOLOGETICS Part V

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The Practical Approach “Philosophy is great, but in practice you have to be practical.” “Let’s be practical.” We must admit that there is no way you can make as much money in chiropractic practice being …


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ASSUMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR ONE’S DECISIONS

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Our chiropractic philosophy has answers to many of the questions that plague society. One of these questions is that of responsibility. The philosophy teaches that there are no accidents in nature, everything happens for a …


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ASSUMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR ONE'S DECISIONS

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Our chiropractic philosophy has answers to many of the questions that plague society. One of these questions is that of responsibility. The philosophy teaches that there are no accidents in nature, everything happens for a …


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CHIROPRACTIC APOLOGETICS – Part IV

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Legal basis for straight chiropractic The legal basis for straight chiropractic is probably one of the most controversial and yet one of the simplest areas to explain and understand. One of the beautiful things about …


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Specificity

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B.J.  Palmer  once  said something to  the  effect  that anybody  who  ever got well did so because  of  a  specific chiropractic adjustment. The question that initially comes to mind is “what  is a  specific  chiropractic …


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Terminology

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There  is  an  alarming  trend  in  chiropractic  today  to abandon our unique chiropractic terminology.  Much of it  has come  about  by the desire of many in our  profession  to  get into mainstream medicine. However, there …


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