Thinking Straight Archive:

A PERSONAL OBSERVATION

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Watching the evolution of this profession for the past 22 years has caused me to draw some conclusions: 1. The colleges are not going to save our profession. Most of the schools have been forced …


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CHIROPRACTIC CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

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There is a thought that is surfacing in a few straight chiropractic publications which appears to be antithetical to our chiropractic philosophy. It goes by various names but the concept is clear: straight chiropractic colleges, …


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MORE ON MICHIGAN

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It is truly amazing how foreign the idea of “no diagnosis, no alternative to medicine, no treatment of disease” is to certain ones of the profession. In the opinion of the straight chiropractor, it is …


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MORE ON MICHIGAN

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It is truly amazing how foreign the idea of “no diagnosis, no alternative to medicine, no treatment of disease” is to certain ones of the profession. In the opinion of the straight chiropractor, it is …


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WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE STRAIGHT CHIROPRACTIC MOVEMENT?

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Why is it that the chiropractors who call themselves principled or straight are not having the impact that they had five or ten years ago? There are probably many reasons. The schools, for one, are …


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CHARACTERISTICS OF A MEMBER OF THE PIVOT – PART II

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The last issue dealt almost entirely with moral courage as a characteristic. In this issue a few more characteristics will be addressed. 1. Integrity. This is a quality sorely lacking in most aspects of society …


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DEDUCTIVE REASONING PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE

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Those within the chiropractic profession who call themselves chiropractic “scientists,” clinical chiropractors, or broad scope practitioners tend to look rather condescendingly at the chiropractic philosopher. Somehow they view those who have a strong philosophical base …


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CHARACTERISTICS OF A MEMBER OF THE PIVOT

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We are now into the third year of the publishing of the Pivot Review. Many new subscribers have joined along the way. Perhaps they do not know exactly what the “Pivot” is. The word is …


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CRITERIA FOR CARE

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The intention within a segment of the mixers in our profession is to perform the chiropractic procedure only on those people who manifest a diagnosed medical condition which has been deemed amenable to chiropractic. Unfor …


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THE CHIROPRACTIC OBJECTIVE

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It is important to continually clarify the objective of chiropractic. The tremendous growth of the profession in the last 75 years has created considerable confusion on the part of the public. That is not difficult …


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