The word “Chiropractic” is derived from the Greek words “cheir” (hand) and “praktos” (done) combined to mean “done by hand.” It was chosen by the developer of chiropractic care, Daniel David Palmer. In 1895, D.D. Palmer performed a chiropractic adjustment on a partially deaf janitor, Harvey Lillard, who later reported that his hearing had improved due to the change.
D.D. Palmer opened the first chiropractic school two years later, and in the century since, chiropractic professionals have used spinal adjustments to help people prevent and cope with back pain, carpal tunnel, muscle strain, headaches and migraines, and a variety of other physical ailments. Millions of people benefit from the work of Dr. Palmer today.
Since that time, Dr. Donald and Dr. Deed Harrison, (along with a number of other contributors) have authored Seven Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP) text books and published more than 130 scientific studies investigating different aspects of CBP.
CBP technique emphasizes optimal posture and spinal alignment as the primary goals of chiropractic care while simultaneously documenting improvements in pain and functional based outcomes. The uniqueness of CBP treatment is in structural rehabilitation of the spine and posture.
Today, the CBP Technique is one of the foremost studied techniques in Chiropractic. Dr. John Chait of Chait Chiropractic Center in Sarasota, Florida follows the CBP protocol. If you are someone you know could benefit from chiropractic care call us at 941-371-1070 to schedule a complimentary posture analysis and consultation.