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Table 2 Technique systems taught and rationale for them (Item 7, Nā€‰=ā€‰12)

From: Historical influence on the practice of chiropractic radiology: Part I - a survey of Diplomates of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology

Response number

Technique name(s)

Rationale

1

Gonstead

None given.

2

Basic, Gonstead, Upper Cervical

These courses have historically been included in the curriculum.

3

Gonstead, Unknown Toggle

Unknown.

4

General lines of mensuration are taught such as rotation of the ilium (internally rotated, externally rotated), rotation of vertebra, etc. No specific system is used as far as Iā€™m aware.

N/A

5

Upper cervical specific, Gonstead line analysis

History. This is what has been taught for the last half century.

6

We have approximately 6 upper cervical techniques, Gonstead and CBP (Chiropractic BioPhysics) that require x-ray marking as part of the technic.

None given.

7

Blair, Gonstead, upper cervical

They are included because someone in administrative power feels they are relevant and worth teaching to the future profession. My guess anyway.

8

Palmer Upper Cervical Technique, Grostic, elective course Pettibon, elective course Gonstead

None given.

9

Gonstead, Diversified, Basic technique

None given.

10

Gonstead (required course), upper cervical (elective)

Demand and tradition.

11

Gonstead, CBP. Not taught in the core curriculum, offered as elective/selective courses.

None given.

12

NUCCA (National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association), Atlas Orthogonal (Epic), Upper cervical knee chest, Gonstead, Toggle, Blair, CBP

[This institution] has a huge upper cervical culture and correction of misalignments is very important to those techniques.