B.J. Palmer, who was D.D. Palmer’s son (The Founder of Chiropractic) is credited as being the Developer of Chiropractic. He was able to grow his father’s fledgling profession to in the 1930’s in it’s hay day’s having approximately 460 students at Palmer College of Chiropractic. There were also numerous other chiropractic colleges around the US sprouting up which made chiropractic one of the fastest growing professions around.
B.J. was incredibly prolific and eccentric. On top of being the president of Palmer College, he operated one of the first Radio Stations called WOC (Wonders of Chiropractic) at which he gave future president Ronald Reagan his first broadcasting job, was one the first to use x-rays for diagnostic purposes, travelled extensively around the world, and wrote 33 volumes of Green Books, which would later become tenets for Principled Chiropractors around the world. One his most appreciated books was titled “The Bigness of The Fellow Within” which would later become the inspiration of Dr. Norm’s My Inner Guru program.
Evolution of Chiropractic
Chiropractic was born in the late 1800’s and has grown now to be the 3rd most used primary access health care fields in the world. In North America there are more than 82,250 chiropractors and there are now chiropractors and colleges around the world.
Today there are more than 300 different chiropractic techniques with many different applications and styles. Network Spinal Analysis (NSA) was created in 1982 by Dr. Donald Epstein and is a tonal technique focusing on the nervous system and energy system of our bodies. Network is being research by many universities around the world in regards to its impact on clients quality of life and is currently being taught in many of the Chiropractic Colleges. Network is an exciting and expanding field of holistic health aligned with the core principles of early Chiropractic as taught by D.D. and B.J. Palmer.
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Hi, I’m Dr Norm Detillieux, In addition to running a successful chiropractic studio The Lifehouse, I have offered a number of different workshops centered on wellness care, creating community, awareness of the benefits of chiropractic care and a wholistic approach to health