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

Episode 096 — Doc Simmons’ BJ Chiro History Museum and The Power of the Podcast!


Title: Doc Simmon’s BJ Chiro History Museum and The Power of the Podcast!

Episode Number: 096

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 10/21/11

Run Time: 85:11

Description:  Join Dr. Thomas Lamar as he joins chiropracTIC antique collector, Todd Waters, and BJ Palmer ChiropracTOR, Steven Simmons for a unique “tour” through Doc Simmons’ BJ Chiro History Museum in Midland, Michigan. Plus you’ll hear a fantastic story that only the Power of the Podcast could tell.

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Take the Tour!

Enter Here to Follow Along with the Audio Podcast as Dr. Simmons and the Chiro-Picker “Walk” us through the Museum. 

• Things we talked about and additional info:

BJ Palmer Recording Episodes

The article Todd read that convinced him to start seeing a chiropractor

– Link to Todd’s Chiro-Picker articles

– Visit Todd’s ebay store

New Beginnings Chiropractic Weekend

– New Beginnings Chiropractic History Facebook Page

– Association for the History for Chiropractic Facebook Page

– Todd’s Facebook Page

– Steven’s Facebook Page

Simmons Specific Chiropractic website

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