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The Liebell Clinic: Chronic Pain & Wellness Solutions
Donald K. Liebell, D.C., B.C.A.O.
477 Viking Drive Suite 170
Virginia Beach VA 23452
8:30AM - 6:30PM M,W,F
(and by Special Appointment)
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Kale "Brain Stem" Upper Cervical Chiropractic Method
By Dr. Donald Liebell
There are several different upper cervical corrective techniques available in the world today. The Kale "Brain Stem" method is based on the original teachings of Dr. B.J. Palmer. The spinal correction is performed by hand on the specialized "knee-chest" table (the patient's position is with knees on the floor and chest on the treatment table).
The science of Chiropractic was discovered in 1895, in Davenport, Iowa by Daniel Palmer. The first procedures of "adjusting" the Atlas vertebra were developed and clinically researched by his son, Dr. B.J. Palmer (1881-1961). Dr. Michael Kale preserved Dr. Palmer's exact method, and at one time was one of the only doctors left in the world skilled in this science and art. Dr. Kale taught many doctors this method. It is used successfully around the world today.
In my practice, patients can be treated with either of two outstanding upper cervical chiropractic procedures:
Atlas Orthogonal... or
Kale "Brain Stem" Method (based on the original hands-on approach of Dr. B.J. Palmer)
Both of these procedures have the same basic principles and objectives: to correct nerve interference at the point of the upper neck.
If you've been given a recommendation by a friend to seek out the Kale method, you may specifically request that I use it for your treatment.
Below is a video that details some history of Dr. Palmer's upper cervical work, including some rare footage of Knee-Chest spinal correction.
Dr. Donald Liebell
The Liebell Clinic: 477 Viking Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23452 (757) 631-9799 www.LiebellClinic.com