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F.A.C.E. Position Paper ~ Insurance

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Until the mid-seventies, insurance was never an important issue among straight chiropractors.  First, there were relatively few insurance plans that covered chiropractic and second, the straight chiropractic community had yet to clearly define itself by …


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Technique-Position Paper

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The uniqueness of the straight chiropractic objective impacts upon chiropractic technique. Since the objective of correcting vertebral subluxations is to allow the innate intelligence of the body to be more fully expressed, any technique that …


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Mixing Chiropractic-POSITION PAPER

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From an Objective Straight Chiropractic standpoint, there are three aspects of what has historically been called mixing chiropractic that need to be addressed. 1. The Objective Aspect. Mixing chiropractic can be defined as combining any …


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Neurological/Orthopedic Tests

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As with any procedure in chiropractic, it must be analyzed in light of our chiropractic objective to locate analyze and correct vertebral subluxations. No test designed to elicit medical information or to demonstrate the presence …


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Insurance

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Position Paper #11   – Insurance     Until the mid-seventies, insurance was never an important issue among straight chiropractors. First, there were relatively few insurance plans that covered chiropractic and second, the straight chiropractic …


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X-Ray

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X-ray has a long association with chiropractic. Many cite the fact that 1895 marks the discovery of x-ray as well as that of chiropractic. Historically, it was used to substantiate bony palpation findings and to …


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Cause of Disease

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The cause of disease as it relates to chiropractic has gone through significant changes in the past 100 years. Historically, straight chiropractors saw the vertebral subluxation as the cause of all disease. This idea was …


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Diagnosis

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The issue of diagnosis is without doubt the defining issue of Objective Straight Chiropractic. It is the historical factor that brought the modern straight chiropractic movement into existence. Consequently, it is probably the most divisive …


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Medicine and Objective Straight Chiropractic

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Historically, there has been a conflict between the practice of medicine and the practice of chiropractic. There is no doubt that the profession began in part as a response to the failure of 19th century …


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Referral

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The practice of objective straight chiropractic is unique. It has a singular objective, the correction of vertebral subluxation to enable the innate intelligence of the body to more fully express itself. Because of that singular …


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