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Letters from Jeffrey L. Whitaker, USN, and Charles A. Krieger, D.C.

Jeffrey L. Whitker, USN, and Charles A. Krieger, D.C.

Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research ~ May 2001 ~ Volume 4 ~ Number 2 ~ Pages 1-3


To the Editor,

I continue reading through various research and current events surrounding the chiropractic profession as I have for several years now. Recently I was brought to laughter while reading a poll found in one of the many chiropractic web sites. Although the topic was far from comical, many of the responses were surely hysterical. When asked how often they reviewed research papers, many of the respondents (chiropractors working in the field) had little to say. … (continued in Full Article)

Jeffrey L. Whitaker, USN, Staff Corpsman, Camp Courtney, Bush Clinic, Okinawa, Japan

To the Editor,


A part of the challenge, if not the major aspect of it, for our profession is the accurate identification of what we provide. I am not referring to the vertebral subluxation complex and the adjustment – I am referring to the nature of the care itself.

Language, especially the English language, is full of contradictions and dialectical confusions. We drive on parkways and park on driveways. We purchase insurance policies that pay up after we die and call them life. Our country spends more than $1 trillion on the treatment of disease and sickness and calls it health care. … (continued in Full Article)

Charles A. Krieger, D.C., Private Practice, Astoria, New York

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