April 1, 2008


Father of Applied Kinesiology Dies at 89

Standard Process President Charlie DuBois Named to Foundation for Chiropractic Progress' Board of Directors



W' X: HERE AT TllE AMERICAN CHIROPRACTOR HAVE BEEN LOOKING forward to this issue for some time. The topic of discus­sion is Scoliosis. If you were to go to any source today on methods of dealing with scoliosis through mainstream medicine, the advice


Father of Applied Kinesiology Dies at 89

The "Father" of Ap­plied Kinesiology, George J. Goodheart, DC, died peacefully at the age of 89 on the evening of March 5, 2008, at his home. Dr. Goodheart was the Founder and Developer of Applied Kinesiology and taught many of us the core principle


Standard Process President Charlie DuBois Named to Foundation for Chiropractic Progress' Board of Directors

Charlie DuBois, president of Stan­dard Process Inc.", a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of nutritional whole food supplements, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP). As a board member, he will parti


Dr. Fabrizio Mancini and Dr. Kenneth Thomas Named to FICS Commissions

Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, President of Parker College of Chiropractic and Parker Seminars, and Dr. Kenneth Thomas, VP of Academics at Parker College of Chiropractic, have each been named to serve on commissions for the Federa­tion Internationale de Chir


Northwestern Health Sciences University Students and Faculty Lobby for Change at State Capitol

About 200 students from Northwestern Health Sciences University lobbied on Feb. 21 at the state capitol in St. Paul for chiropractic health care issues. They joined Northwestern faculty members and chiropractors from the area. Organized by the Minne


Historic Whiplash Article Review

Reference Long-Term Prognosis of Soft-Tissue Injuries of the Neck Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British) Vol. 72-B, No. 5, September 1990, pp. 901-3 by M. F. Gargan and G. C. Bannister, University of Bristol, UK FROM ABSTRACT We reviewed 43 pat



Of all causes, an inherited genetic defect appears to play a significant role with up to 30 percent of patients having another family mem­ber with significant scolio-sis. A positive family his­tory does not translate into worse curves or progressive


Straight Answers on Curved Spines

Interview with Dennis Woggon, D.C. Dennis Woggon grew up in Onalaska, Wisconsin—a small town just outside of La Crosse—and attended Wisconsin State University in La Crosse. Dr. Fred Barge, a pioneer in chiropractic and scoliosis, was his field docto


Scoliosis: A Postural Approach

Let's talk about postural rehab as it pertains to the scoliotic patient: scoliosis results from a wide range of causes, some of which may well preclude the possibility of a successful outcome under chiropractic care. Fortunately, all cases aren't un


Functional Scoliosis

A common cause of lateral deviation of the spine (scoliosis) is easily treated by doctors of chiropractic, but can also be missed and misunderstood. Since other types of scoliosis are more worrisome and have a greater tendency to progress, the more

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