Click to Call ACW Center

215-283-2844

History of Chiropractic Treatment | Advanced Chiropractic
  • Chiropractic Care

    Chiropractic focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems

    read more
  • Graston

    What is Graston Therapy? The Graston technique is a movement based soft tissue therapy

    read more
  • Massage Therapy

    Our highly trained staff of therapists are skilled in various styles of massage in order to give you a customized experience

    read more
  • Rehabilitative Therapy

    We offer the latest treatments for chronic pain resulting from automotive accidents, work related injuries and every day slip and fall injuries.

    read more
  • Meet the Staff

    We believe that success is a collaboration... our expertise and dedication combined with your trust and commitment. Together, we will reach your goals.

    read more
Office Hours
Monday9am – 8pm
TuesdayBy Appt Only
Wednesday9am – 8pm
Thursday2pm-8pm
Friday9am – 5pm
Saturday11am - 3pm
Latest Blog Posts
  • Horsham, PA Chiropractor discusses chiropractic for children

    Chiropractic care is a family affair for parents and children Chiropractic care is a holistic, drug-free form of health care that thousands of people around the world use to get well and stay healthy naturally. While most people choose chiropractic care for themselves as adults, many are beginning to learn of the health benefits for […]

    Read More
  • Massage Therapy Ambler, PA

    Reasons for Massage therapy Top therapists in Ambler, PA W Why do people seek out massage therapy? Truthfully, massage therapy has little to do with pampering or luxury. The real reasons have to do with structure, nurture, relationship, repletion, detoxification, rejuvenation, and transformation. Structure refers to the occasional ache that needs addressing. “My neck hurts. […]

    Read More
  • Concussion Chiropractor in Horsham, PA 19044

    Fall sports are in full swing and that means your child could be suffering from some aches and pains. More frequently parents and coaches are turning to chiropractors to heal and prevent injuries to student athletes. Chiropractor Dr. Richard Schwartz joins us with a look at how chiropractors are helping athletes from little league to […]

    Read More
Follow Us

   

  1. Thank you for requesting an appointment with the Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness Center

History of Chiropractic Treatment

Did you know that chiropractic dates back to the time of Hippocrates? He believed that if the spine was misaligned, it greatly detracted from the health of an individual.

The modern day school of chiropractic dates back to 1895, when Dr. Daniel Palmer adjusted a man that had lost his hearing 17 years prior. The story goes that prior to losing his hearing the man had heard something pop in his back. Upon the adjustment of the man’s misaligned vertebrae his hearing greatly improved.

While the medical community criticized this new technique for healing the body, the people who followed in these footsteps found an amazing new way of dealing with illness and disease. Dr. Palmer’s theories are still discussed in the chiropractic industry today. Without this man’s input into medicine in a time where he was greatly discredited, the millions of people today who enjoy the life changing benefits may never have had this opportunity. There is still a school named after Dr. Daniel Palmer as well as over 20 schools and thousands of chiropractic students across the country.