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Happy 65th Year Anniversary CMCC!

By |October 15, 2010|News|

Source Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

CMCCOn September 18, 1945, CMCC first opened its doors at 252 Bloor Street West, realizing the dreams of a dedicated group of individuals from across Canada – the Dominion Council of Chiropractors. Their hard work came to fruition as CMCC welcomed what would become the Class of 1949, many of whom were veterans returning from WW II.

CMCC will be celebrating this milestone year throughout 2010, while welcoming the Class of 2014. This year also marks the opening of high technology learning laboratories, which bring together technological advancements including manipulation sensing tables and Gaumard simulated patients, to provide opportunities for diagnostic and clinical skills development and assessment. CMCC is the first chiropractic program to use the Gaumard mannequins presently in use by medical schools throughout the world.


September 18th – Happy 115th Anniversary

By |September 18, 2010|History|

Harvey Lillard
These excerpts are taken directly from Dr. Joe Keating’s raw notes which can be found in the Chiro Org History Archive

  • 1895 (Sept): Chiropractic is “discovered” by D.D. Palmer (The Chiropractor, 1904, p. ii)
  • 1895 (Sept 18): “On September 18, 1895, Harvey Lillard called upon Dr. Palmer” (The Chiropractor, 1904, p. 11)
  • 1896 (Jan-Apr): According to Harvey Lillard’s testimonial in the January, 1897 issue (p. 3) of The Chiropractic, he didn’t learn of Palmer’s new science until January of 1896, and received two treatments for his deafness between January and April of 1896

I was deaf 17 years and I expected to always remain so, for I had doctored a great deal without any benefit. I had long ago made up my mind to not take any more ear treatments, for it did me no good. Last January Dr. Palmer told me that my deafness came from an injury in my spine. This was new to me; but it is a fact that my back was injured at the time I went deaf. Dr. Palmer treated me on the spine; in two treatments I could hear quite well. That was eight months ago. My hearing remains good.
HARVEY LILLARD, 320 W. Eleventh St., Davenport, Iowa