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History
 

History.jpg Did you know that chiropractic dates back to the time of Hippocrates? He believed that if the spine was misaligned, it greatly contributed to the health of an individual.

The modern day school of chiropractic dates back to 1895, when Dr. Daniel Palmer adjusted a man that had lost his hearing 17 years prior. The story goes that prior to losing his hearing the man had heard something pop in his back. Upon the adjustment of the man's misaligned vertebrae his hearing greatly improved.

While the medical community criticized this new technique for healing the body, the people who followed in these footsteps found an amazing new way of dealing with illness and disease. Dr. Palmer's theories are still discussed in the chiropractic industry today. Without this man's input into medicine in a time where he was greatly discredited, the millions of people today who enjoy the life changing benefits may never have had this opportunity. There is still a school named after Dr. Daniel Palmer as well as over 20 schools and thousands of chiropractic students across the country.

 
 
 
Living Well Chiropractic, Nutrition and Massage. We offer a combination of proven successful therapies to obtain the results our patients deserve. Our Mission is to change the current healthcare system of "Treatment over Prevention" by educating our patients on how to prevent illness and pain, and improve their overall health so they can Live Well. Check out our web site for the schedule of Free Weekly Health Workshops, and facebook us to stay current with all we offer. www.living-well.info