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The Palmer Philosophy of Chiropractic – An Historical Perspective.
Chiropractic Journal of Australia (1991)
  • Dennis M Richards
Abstract

This paper presents the Palmer philosophy of chiropractic from an historical viewpoint. It examines how influences in the life of DD Palmer, such as spiritualism, theosophy and magnetic healing helped to shape the chiropractic philosophy expressed by him. It also oulines the philosophy of BJ Palmer, explaining how it may have been influenced by legal challenges to the early pioneers of chiropractic. Contemporary expression of the Palmer philosophy, as articulated by Strang, is also noted.

Keywords
  • Chiropractic,
  • philosophy,
  • history
Publication Date
1991
Citation Information
Dennis M Richards. "The Palmer Philosophy of Chiropractic – An Historical Perspective." Chiropractic Journal of Australia Vol. 21 (1991)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dennis_richards/1/