Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ChiroSH Online

ChiroSH (Chiropractic Subject Headings) is a controlled vocabulary created by members of the Chiropractic Library Collaboration, an organization affiliated with the Association of Chiropractic Colleges. ChiroSH is used by the Index to Chiropractic Literature’s indexers, and by catalogers in health sciences libraries. This online version (under development) is an innovation we hope will be widely used by students, chiropractors and researchers. The first edition of ChiroSH was released in 1984 and the seventh edition is currently in production.


Developed by Claude Damon, D.C., and Carrie Damon, D.C.

A diagnostic technique developed by Romer Derifield, D.C.  The Derifield-Thompson test for leg length inequality (LLI) is commonly used by chiropractors to assess a need for adjustment and to evaluate the results of adjustment. [ICLID 11005 ]
See also: Thompson Terminal Point Technique

Also known as: Cranial Diagnosis


See also: Craniopathy, Craniosacral Therapy, Sacro Occipital Technique, Kinesiology, Applied [MeSH]

Also known as: DNFT Technique, Rumpt Technique, Van Rumpt Technique

Developed by Richard Van Rumpt, D.C.
See also: Full Spine Techniques, Reflex Techniques

A branch of diversified technique. Some distraction techniques make use of special adjusting tables. [ICLID 23991]
See also: Cox Technique, Diversified Technique

Developed from the work set forth by several chiropractors, osteopaths, and physical therapists. It is one of the most frequently used chiropractic techniques and is taught at most of the chiropractic colleges.
See also: Distraction Techniques, Full Spine Techniques

Developed by Jerry Hochman, D.C.