[originally published in KCN, February 2014]
Safety pins. They’ve been around for more than 150 years and have seemingly endless uses, not the least of which is the reason we chiropractors like to use them.
Sounds odd, I agree. To be more accurate, most chiropractors of today don’t use them at all, which is a shame.
No, it’s not an old school style of adjusting — unless adjusting “between the ears” counts. Rather from as far back as 1927, chiropractors of yesteryear have used safety pins as a way of explaining what they did. (more…)