Objective: The purpose of this paper is to describe the history of technique taught at Palmer School and then Palmer College of Chiropractic, the oldest chiropractic institution and the school that has produced the most practitioners since its inception.
Discussion: The history revealed by tracing chiropractic technique through the college catalogs and other original source materials presents a historical overview of the development of the curriculum and is reflective of the profession’s development of adjusting.
Conclusions: Many of the named techniques are minor variations upon the theme of the basic techniques taught at Palmer.
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