Ms. Martin's personal search for help for long-term pain has motivated her to complete this comprehensive research about chiropractic care from a patients' perspective. She details the discovery of chiropractic treatment by D.D. Palmer in 1895, shares its early history, its science, the basic principles, evidence for its effectiveness, its preventative qualities in relation to health problems, and even what to expect as a patient during treatment. She details the professional training of the various techniques used by chiropractors. She includes a Nationwide Referral Service and many detailed illustrations.Martin, Raquel is the author of 'Today's Health Alternative', published 1991 under ISBN 9780922356454 and ISBN 0922356459.