Chiropractic, Bonesetting, and Cultism: Contents

Samuel Homola, D.C.

A critical study of chiropractic (its history and methods) in its relationship with past amd present-day medical science, along with analyses, conclusions, and speculation regarding its status and its future.

© 1963, Samuel Homola, D.C.



 The Origin and Course of Bonesetting


 Bonesetting, Chiropractic, and Joint Manipulation


The Spinal Joints and Manipulation


The Scope and Requirements of Chiropractic


Legal Headaches and Legal Diversity


Medicine vs. Chiropractic


How Chiropractic Got Its Start


Osteopathy — Bonesetting Turned Scientific


Chiropractors and Poliomyelitis


The Present-Day Doctor of Chiropractic


Chiropractic “Technique Wars”
The Palmer Method
The I.C.A versus the N.C.A.
Logan Method
Sacro-Occiptal Technique
Parker System
Spears’ Painless System
Meric System
Keck System
A New Chiropractic Hypothesis
Electrotactic Theory
Concept Therapy


The Divided Doctors


Chiropractic Specialists


“Other Ways of Treating People”


 Appendix A. Degrees Issued in Chiropractic Colleges
 Appendix B. Approved Schools
 Appendix C: Number of Chiropractors in Practice
 Postscript (1963): Chiropractors to Be Licensed in New York State
 Postscript (2000): Chiropractic Today