Vertebral subluxation, from Dr. D.D. Palmer to the Present
Understand the current scientific, philosophical, and historical issues of vertebral subluxation.
The class will cover the evolution of vertebral subluxation in the chiropractic profession. The class will cover the different concepts of vertebral subluxation, a review of basic biomechanics and neurology, and will categorize the components of subluxation. The presentation will conclude by looking at current published research in subluxation and a discussion of the discourse happening today in the profession concerning subluxation.
Eric G. Russell obtained his chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1996. Dr. Russell currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Life University. He was the first Diplomate of Philosophical Chiropractic Standards (DPhCS) to be named president of a chiropractic college in the profession’s history when he served in that role at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. In the pursuit of knowledge, Dr. Russell obtained his MBA in 2018 and is currently a Ph.D. student in Higher Education at the University of North Texas.
Because of his emphasis on service to the profession, Dr. Russell has received numerous professional and teaching awards. Some of his most prestigious awards include induction to the Palmer College of Chiropractic Great Hall of Philosophers and the Palmer Hall of Presidents, Parker College of Chiropractic Faculty of the Year, Fellow of the International Chiropractors Association, and Chiropractor of the Year for both Illinois and Texas. Dr. Russell strives to inspire chiropractors to be the best they can be at the philosophy, science, and art of chiropractic.