neurocalometer

neurocalometer

Pseudomedicine
A device invented in 1924 by BJ Palmer (the son of DD Palmer, the founder of chiropractic) which he claimed could locate subluxations.

neurocalometer (neˑ·rō·k·lˑ·m·ter),

n a diagnostic tool designed to detect heat variances around the spinal column. Invented by BJ Palmer.
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A licensed chiropractor shall have the right in the examination of patients to use the neurocalometer, X-ray, and other necessary instruments solely for the purpose of diagnosis or analysis.
310) While New Jersey permits the use of a neurocalometer, it is a device which is only relied upon by subluxation-based chiropractors and therefore has no place in this suggested model.