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Chiro-Picker’s Fresh Pick — Finding Frank Palmer

Updated Picker Imageby  Todd Waters, aka “The Chiro-Picker” – SpinalColumnRadio featured blogger


Documenting the life of DD Palmer, the founder of Chiropractic, has become an exciting endeavor for me.

I knew very little of the man before I began researching him. Actually, if anything, I knew more about the mysteries and myths surrounding his life then that of the truth.

Oakdale Cemeter Frank PalmerAnd to find that truth, I found myself searching beyond the perspective of other Chiropractic historians — beyond what we “already knew”… or thought we knew.

While their writings were often a good starting point in which to become familiar with the general biography of Old Dad Chiro, many inconsistencies existed between them. Instead, I found old newspaper articles to be the narrative I needed, unveiling the life of Palmer as a healer. We are fortunate the papers covered Palmer as much as they did, because now we are privy to some of the missing pieces his biography has been lacking.

One of my discoveries that nearly had me jumping out of my seat was an obituary of Frank Palmer.

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Chiro-Picker’s Fresh Pick — Composing the BJ Palmer Mansion

Updated Picker Imageby  Todd Waters, aka “The Chiro-Picker” – SpinalColumnRadio featured blogger


From the moment you walk in, you are overcome by a feeling of heaviness. For the Second Empire structure recognizes no other time than the period it housed its master, Dr. BJ Palmer.

Those that have had the opportunity to visit the BJ Palmer Mansion — which sits on the south end of the block of buildings on Brady Street that make up the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa — quickly recognize the richness to our past that this piece of chiropractic history affords.

BJ Palmer Mansion 1920 framed

I’ve been to the mansion twice myself and have attempted to photograph every nook and cranny — an impossible and overwhelming task, because there are just too many fascinating items. Continue reading



Chiro-Picker’s Fresh Pick — Finding Mabel Palmer

Antique Collector, Todd Waters, is “The Chiro-Picker”

by  Todd Waters, aka “The Chiro-Picker” – SpinalColumnRadio featured blogger


Mabel Palmer. She’s known as “The First Lady of Chiropractic,” but do we really know that much about her???

  • Yes, she was wife to BJ Palmer, the developer of chiropractic.
  • Yes, she wrote Green book Volume 9 – Anatomy and taught the course at the Palmer School of Chiropractic (PSC).
  • And yes, some of us know she wrote Stepping Stones a book of her world travels with BJ and their son David.
…But it seems one really has to do a lot of searching on the net and publications to find out any more about her.  Continue reading


Spine Bites 022 — BJ Palmer on the Radio

“Bite-sized nuggets of chiropractic goodness!”

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Spine Bites 021 — BJ Palmer on the Radio

“Bite-sized nuggets of chiropractic goodness!”

Spine Bites are a great way to sample our SpinalColumnRadio podcast episodes.

Download the audio version of this Spine Bite by right clicking (control-click for Mac)

Listen to the entire SpinalColumnRadio podcast on BJ Palmer on the Radio: Episode 017



Episode 021 — Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 5)

SHOW NOTES

Title: Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 5)

Episode Number: 021

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 08/13/2010

Run Time: 34:05

Description:

On this episode Dr. Thomas Lamar wraps up his 5-part, Vintage 1931 B.J. Palmer Radio Broadcast Series.  B.J. takes to the microphone for a Final Curtain Call with his Chiropractic Talk entitled “The Scientific Progress of Chiropractic” and both Dr. Lamar and antique collector Todd Waters share why this is their favorite of the B.J. Broadcasts.  Plus, Dr. Lamar shares a WOC memory that rivals the famed Orson Welles October 30, 1938, “War of the Worlds” Broadcast.

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Broadcaster

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“Wonders of Chiropractic”


Find out why this is one of my favorite WOC photos!

Todd Waters, antique collector of records


Meet the Man Behind This Remarkable Chiropractic Broadcasting Find….

Mr. Todd Waters, antique collector and lover of the phonograph record, joins Dr. Lamar in this special podcast series.

Interested in purchasing a CD of the Recordings?

More info:

Listen to Dr.Lamar’s two-part podcast on Chiropractic Radio History:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 1)

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 2)

Check out the other Parts of this BJ Palmer Broadcast Series:

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 1)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!”(part 2)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 3)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 4)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 5)

Read Dr. Lamar’s newspaper article the History of Chiropractic Radio:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic Delivers its Message”

Check out the New Beginnings Chiropractic Weekends FaceBook “History, Heritage, and Tradition” Fan Page!

“What’s a Podcast???” page!

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Episode 020 — Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 4)

SHOW NOTES

Title: Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 4)

Episode Number: 020

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 08/06/2010

Run Time: 24:04

Description:  Our Vintage 1931 B.J. Palmer Radio Broadcast Series continues with antique collector Todd Waters.  On this episode B.J. takes to the microphone with his Chiropractic Talk entitled “The Spine and Health;” plus Mr. Water explains why it was so important, from a historical perspective, that he digitally remaster these recordings.  Also, Dr. Lamar shares from BJ’s authoritative text Radio Salesmanship and shows how BJ — over the course of the first three broadcasts — put into action some of the principles that he’d teach in his book.

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Dr. BJ Palmer, Chiropractor………………… and Radio Pioneer

Dr. B.J. Palmer,

Broadcaster

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the

“Wonders of Chiropractic”



Todd Waters, antique collector of records


Meet the Man Behind This Remarkable Chiropractic Broadcasting Find….

Mr. Todd Waters, antique collector and lover of the phonograph record, joins Dr. Lamar in this special podcast series.

Interested in purchasing a CD of the Recordings?

More info:

Listen to Dr.Lamar’s two-part podcast on Chiropractic Radio History:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 1)

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 2)

Check out the other Parts of this BJ Palmer Broadcast Series:

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 1)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!”(part 2)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 3)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 4)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 5)
Read Dr. Lamar’s newspaper article the History of Chiropractic Radio:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic Delivers its Message”

“What’s a Podcast???” page!

Visit our iTunes listing and give us a rating!

________________________________________________________________________________

Does your podcast listening schedule need a little backbone? If so, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your podcast chiropractor, Dr. Thomas Lamar.

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