Philosophy, Firewalks, Fanatics and Freaks

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          Late this spring a seminar took place at the New Jersey shore.  It was advertised as a Philosophy weekend and was directed primarily to straight chiropractors.  (I’ve yet to hear of a philosophy seminar …


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Fee Systems

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                   Chiropractic fee systems are perhaps as diverse as the types of chiropractic practices.  Medical fees are pretty much fee-for-service.  Either per visit or per procedure is the way most M.D.’s practice.  But in chiropractic …


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Straight Chiropractic

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         By a process of logic it can be seen that the desire of the straight chiropractic community and our founding father is not to provide an alternative to drugs and surgery, although I am …


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Checking our Slipping

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                We constantly need to check our terms and phrases.  There is a tendency within the chiropractic profession to emphasize the nervous system, particularly the brain and spinal cord, as the “controlling and coordinating system” …


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Why Live and Let Live Organization Will Not Work

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           The idea or principle of live and let live which has been presented to both factions of the chiropractic profession may or may not have merit.  but whether it does or not, the idea …


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The War is Over

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          On April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee signed a document surrendering the Army of Northern Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant at a farmhouse in a town called Appomattox Court House, Virginia.  With …


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Odd, Isn't It

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 If medical doctors have more malpractice suits than chiropractors, why is it some of  our profession feel the more medical procedures we do, the less incidence of malpractice we will have?    The effects of straight …


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Odd, Isn’t It

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 If medical doctors have more malpractice suits than chiropractors, why is it some of  our profession feel the more medical procedures we do, the less incidence of malpractice we will have?    The effects of straight …


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Thoughts

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                Why is it that the “ICA people” feel that their professional objectives are so different from the ACA’s that they cannot merge, yet they believe that their academic objectives are so similar that they …


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Primary Health Care Provider

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          The term “primary health care provider” appears to be a focus of controversy between the different segments of the profession.  the mixing element says that the straights are a danger because as primary health …


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