In Part 1 of The Body in Question, we took an historical perspective and saw how the changing of attitudes towards human dissection over the centuries shaped our understanding of the human body and how a shortage of cadavers could lead to grave robbing and even murder.
In New Zealand, chiropractic has been a legally recognized profession since 1960. But the incident that launched it into the world’s radar – not to mention an honoured place within the profession – occurred in 1979.
I see a worldwide challenge afoot for chiropractic, and since this is our annual Global Chiropractic issue, I feel this is an appropriate venue to address it.
When you’re ripe, you’re rotten, when you’re green, you’re golden.”
Instruction in anatomy is a fundamental cornerstone of the education of all chiropractic professionals and dissection has been an integral part of anatomy education for generations of chiropractors.
May 31, Toronto, ON – April 2011 will provide DCs with an opportunity to experience a World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) Biennial Congress in one of the world’s most exciting cities and countries – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
April 24, Auckland, New Zealand – The admissions department of the New Zealand College of Chiropractic will be conducting seminars across Canada to discuss a career in chiropractic and enrolling for training in New Zealand.
What do patients feel or think when they walk into your office, especially when they see it for the first time?
On the evening of February 28, as thousands of spectators bustle into BC Place Stadium in Vancouver for the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, a celebration is going on in the large hall beneath the stadium floor. The Canadian team has been gathering for two hours prior to the ceremonies. With them, tonight, are people who have worked tirelessly to support these athletes – including a number of chiropractors.
This issue of Canadian Chiropractor is meant to be the sports edition. However, what has emerged is a discussion of the movement to dialogue, interdependence and collaborative activities that we find occurring in many areas where chiropractors interact with various patient groups, one another and the public. One of these areas is sports chiropractic and, so, we have not completely strayed from the issue’s intent.
Feb 19, Newport Beach, CA – All DCs are invited to participate in the 2010 Cal-Jam event to be held at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, California from March 12-14, 2010.
Feb. 9, Guelph, ON - The Chiropractic Awareness Council of Ontario (CAC) invites you to attend their 12th annual Spring Conference to be held from April 23 to Sunday April 25, 2010 at the Delta Hotel and Conference Center in Guelph.
Jan. 8, Halifax, NS – Mark your calendars for the 2010 Annual Maritime Chiropractic Convention and Trade Show. This year, the event will be held on June 5 and 6 at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax.
Daniel David (D.D.) Palmer is the acknowledged founder of modern chiropractic – this article tells the story of how we now have a plaque that reaffirms this fact. But the plaque, installed by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, also affirms the fact that the profession and its founder not only have historical significance, but are recognized as an integral and noteworthy part of Canadian society.
William Leonard Hunt grew up among the small towns and rolling hills of southern Ontario in the 1840s. With his birth in 1838 began a life so extraordinary that fact often blurs with fiction, leading one amazed spectator to label him the “the most versatile man in history” and another to dub him “a genius, a devil, a hero, a Peter Pan, Houdini and Barnum and many more wrapped in one.”
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