Lyman C. Johnston, DC, FICC, FCCS(C): Canadian chiropractic's postural research pioneer and inventive entrepreneur

Brown, Douglas M.
March 2001
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Mar2001, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p42
Academic Journal
This paper profiles Dr. Lyman Johnston and his contributions in the field of chiropractic research. Postural concepts, diagnostic instruments, therapeutic devices and treatment protocols are reviewed. Set out and briefly discussed are the Posturometer, Pyramidal Man, anterior-posterior gravity line, Postural Spinal Index, tension master, Spine Power Belt and the Mini-Gym.


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