by Dr. Adam Tanase, Upper Cervical Chiropractor The word semantics is defined, “The branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning.” As principled Chiropractors, you’ve participated in many debates and discussions regarding semantics within our profession. The most common is the difference between using the words “adjustment” and “manipulation.” Knowing that manipulate means “to control or influence cleverly, unfairly, or unscrupulously” certainly steers us away from using the word to describe anything about our beloved craft. Then there’s the semantics of the word “subluxation” versus that of “segmental dysfunction” or “fixation.” I, for one, argued endlessly in chiropractic school to […]

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