The Vertebral Subluxation carries many different deﬁnitions throughout the medical and Chiropractic ﬁelds. A simpliﬁed, yet middle of the road deﬁnition would be: “A misalignment of adjacent vertebrae that creates an alteration of nerve expression.”
Early Doctors since the beginning of organized health care have used the principles of heat detection to study pathology. Hippocrates, the founder of modern healthcare, covered his patients in mud to observe where the mud would dry first. He would then postulate that these dried areas were the site of anatomical pathology.