Bonesetting, Chiropractic, and Cultism

A critical study of chiropractic (its history and methods) in its relationship with past amd present-day medical science, along with analyses, conclusions, and speculation regarding its status and its future.

© 1963, Samuel Homola, D.C.

 Preface

 1.

 The Origin and Course of Bonesetting

 2.

 Bonesetting, Chiropractic, and Joint Manipulation

 3.

The Spinal Joints and Manipulation

 4.

The Scope and Requirements of Chiropractic

 5.

Legal Headaches and Legal Diversity

 6.

Medicine vs. Chiropractic

 7.

How Chiropractic Got Its Start

 8.

Osteopathy -- Bonesetting Turned Scientific

 9.

Chiropractors and Poliomyelitis

 10.

The Present-Day Doctor of Chiropractic

 11.

Chiropractic "Technique Wars"
 
The Palmer Method
 
The I.C.A versus the N.C.A.
 
Logan Method
 
Sacro-Occiptal Technique
 
Parker System
 
Spears' Painless System
 
Meric System
 
Keck System
 
A New Chiropractic Hypothesis
 
Electrotactic Theory
 
Concept Therapy

 12.

The Divided Doctors

 13.

Chiropractic Specialists

14.

"Other Ways of Treating People"

15.

Conclusion
 Appendix A. Degrees Issued in Chiropractic Colleges
 Appendix B. Approved Schools
 Appendix C: Number of Chiropractors in Practice
 Postscript (1963): Chiropractors to Be Licensed in New York State
 Postscript (2000): Chiropractic Today

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