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Subluxation & Langworthy

What is a Subluxation? A subluxation is a partial dislocation, a slight misalignment of the vertebrae, regarded in chiropractic theory as the cause of many health problems. Origin late 17th. century: from modern Latin subluxatio (n-) (sub – meaning position; luxate – meaning dislocate). -New Oxford American Dictionary   Subluxation, a Term Coined by Langworthy The word subluxation was first used by the chiropractor Solon M. Langworthy to describe the misalignment that narrowed the “spinal windows” (or intervertebral foramina) and interrupted the nerve energy. He is also known for referring to the brain as the “life force.”   Langworthy, a Pioneer of Chiropractic Along with BJ Palmer (son of DD Palmer, the Father of Chiropractic), Langworthy was one of the first graduates of the Palmer School of Chiropractic, the first chiropractic school. In 1903, Langworthy pioneered his own chiropractic school, and called it the American School of Chiropratic and Nature Care (ASC &...

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