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Chiropractic

"Chiropractic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An occupational discipline founded by D.D. Palmer in the 1890's based on the relationship of the spine to health and disease. The spine is analyzed by X-rays and palpation, and vertebrae are adjusted manually to relieve pressures on the spinal cord. OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE was originally similar but has become more like FAMILY PRACTICE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chiropractic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Chiropractic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2002
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