D. D. Palmer

The first School of Chiropractic

Founded in 1895 when DD Palmer applied chiropractic restoration for the first time in patient

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Centaur Cheiron

The Centaur Cheiron is the most famous of the Centaurs

It is the first to use herbs to treat illnesses and injuries.

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His name is connected with the science of medicine

His place was always close to the people, for the sake of which he offered his expertise.

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The wider medical genius, the creator of scientific medicine

"Take note of the spine, because that is the prerequisite for many diseases"

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D.D. Palmer

Daniel David Palmer or D.D. Palmer (March 7, 1845 – October 20, 1913) is the Founder of Chiropractic. Palmer was born in Pickering, near Toronto, Canada. While working as a Magnetic Healer in Davenport, Iowa, United States he encountered a janitor, Harvey Lillard, whose hearing was impaired. It was reported Palmer successfully restored the man's hearing after giving him an adjustment. Palmer founded a school based on his work that would become the Palmer School of Chiropractic in 1897. He regarded chiropractic as partly religious in nature. Palmer's fundamental idea was "A subluxated vertebra... is the cause of 95 percent of all diseases... The other five percent is caused by displaced joints other than those of the vertebral column."