rule of the nerve

rule of the nerve

Chiropractic
A posit that holds that most, if not all, diseases that respond to chiropractic manipulation do so because of released impingement on nerves—as well as impingement of blood vessels and lymphatics that pass through intervertebral foramina.

The rule was promulgated by Daniel David Palmer (1845–1913), founder of chiropractic.
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rule of the nerve

Chiropractic A posit that holds that most, if not all, diseases that respond to chiropractic manipulation do so because of released impingement on the structures–nerves, but also blood and lymphatic vessels that pass through intervertebral foramina. Cf Rule of the artery.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.