CPAP 1605 Week 8 - Applied Kinesiology Developed 1964-...

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Unformatted text preview: Applied Kinesiology Developed 1964- George Goodheart, DC develops AK Observed postural distortion is often associated with the muscles that fail to meet the demands of specific muscle tests Elicited improved muscle function/postural balance following manual mobilization of palpable, tender nodules at muscle origins/insertions Related specific muscle dysfunction to specific organ/gland dysfunction Developed Applied Kinesiology Technique George Goodheart, DC Explored muscle testing Developed Applied Kinesiology in 1964 Activator Developed 1965 Warren C. Lee, DC, NWCC 41 and Arlan W. Fuhr, DC, LBCC 61 Fuhr goes into practice w/ Lee, his chiropractor They integrate Logan, Derefield and Van Rumpt Wear/tear from use of double-lock thumb toggle motivates them to develop adjusting instrument Activator Adjusting Instrument (AAI) Hybrid of past adjusting instruments and dental impactor (for filling cavities) Becomes most widely used chiropractic instrument (est. 20,000 to 30,000 chiropractors worldwide) Lee/Fuhr Develop Activator The England Case March, 1965 The England Case Louisiana chiropractors sue the Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners in 1957 Chiropractors claim subluxation cause of all disease LBME argues that rx necessarily includes drugs and surgery, so chiropractic (w/out the use of drugs, surgery) must dx diseases it can/cannot treat MDs attack Dr. Englands ability to diagnose Comes to trial in 1965 Strauss on the England Case Refined By Fire Joe Strauss In the United States District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans Division, a civil action was brought by a group of chiropractors against the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, et. al. The case became known as the England Case after Dr. Jerry England, whose name appeared first on the list of plaintiff chiropractors. The case had begun eight years before. The usefulness of chiropractic was the central issue in the case. Strauss on the England Case Refined By Fire Joe Strauss The purpose of the suit was to overturn the law requiring chiropractors to graduate from medical school and be licensed by the Medical Board in order to practice chiropractic. Essentially the Medical Boards opinion was that chiropractic was medicine, and you should be an M.D. to practice it. England said, Behind the scenes the lawyers from each side agreed that if we didnt advertise the medics would quit harassing us. Strauss on the England Case Refined By Fire Joe Strauss An interesting sidelight to this case was the contention of the plaintiffs that the imposition of the drug theory and principles of allopathy on chiropractors was arbitrary ands capricious, and therefore unconstitutional. The medics in their defense maintained that drugs and surgery were indispensable in connection with the treatment of human ailments. The defense the treatment of human ailments....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CPAP 1605 taught by Professor Brianflannery during the Fall '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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CPAP 1605 Week 8 - Applied Kinesiology Developed 1964-...

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