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Part 1: Roots of a Chiropractic Journey

January 31, 2024

This opening segment covers Dr. Crowder’s early exposure to chiropractic through his wife, who was a patient of pioneering Palmer dean Dr. A.B. Hender. He recounts entering Palmer College after military service in WWII, being initially discouraged from chiropractic by osteopath friends. Additional discussions relate to B.J. Palmer’s fierce protection of chiropractic’s identity, including a memorable lesson Dr. Crowder received for omitting core terminology during a trial.

Key Takeaways:

  • Exposed to chiropractic through his wife’s care from early Palmer leader
  • He was initially discouraged from becoming a chiropractor
  • Lessons on maintaining philosophical integrity
  • Recollections of early Palmer faculty stars