THOUGHTS ON OUR MAJOR PREMISE

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Perhaps we need to think more about our Major Premise and how it is concluded. Once we accept the Major Premise, there is little difficulty in deductively drawing out conclusions that give us the philosophical …


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PATIENT EDUCATION

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The health field in general and medicine in particular are just beginning to realize the importance of the mind and the body in health and disease. This relationship has been known to chiropractors for the …


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WORLD CHIROPRACTIC ALLIANCE: A Good Idea?

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Many exclaimed “It’s long overdue!” upon hearing of the formation of a new “national” chiropractic organization. Admittedly, it was this writer’s initial reaction also… simply because chiropractors just naturally start a new organization every few …


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EXPLAINING THE PATIENT'S OPTIONS

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In our last issue we offered to you a way of explaining the patient’s options under chiropractic care. Because of your overwhelming response we have decided to print it in the Pivot. Every patient who …


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EXPLAINING THE PATIENT’S OPTIONS

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In our last issue we offered to you a way of explaining the patient’s options under chiropractic care. Because of your overwhelming response we have decided to print it in the Pivot. Every patient who …


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A PHILOSOPHICAL CASE HISTORY-AN ANSWER

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Two issues ago (Vol I No. 4) we presented the case histo­ry of an individual with a heart transplant and addressed  the question: If the innate intelligence of the body were trying  to reject the …


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DO CHIROPRACTORS REFER?

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Whether referrals are part of the practice of straight chiropractic is another controversial issue. The generally understood position of the “straight movement” is that we do not refer. This, of course, raises the ire of …


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A NEW IMAGE

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It seems that much of the frustration and disenchantment within the straight chiropractic movement lies in the image it has portrayed. Largely, it has been negative. To a great extent it can be understood. It …


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A Thought

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Graduates of straight chiropractic colleges who choose to utilize modalities when they go into practice often claim that it is not because they have rejected the straight chiropractic philosophy.  Many of them maintain that they …


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Odd, Isn't It?

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A few years ago many state boards declared that they were not against the straights but that they just wanted assurance that chiropractic education was adequate at all schools.  CCE, they say, gave them that …


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