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History of Chiropractic

1895
D.D.Palmer starts chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, US
1897
the first school, Palmer School of Chiropractic opens
1915
North Dakota is the first state to regulate chiropractic in USA (Louisiana the last in 1974)
1907
Shegetaro Morikubo, the first Japanese chiropractor
1916
Saburo Kawaguchi introduces chiropractic at first in Japan
1918
Kanagawa prefecture of Japan regulates chiropractic
1939
Zurich, Switzerland, the first jurisdiction outside N. America
1944
FCER is established
1963
NBCE is established for state examining boards
1969
the first DC after WW II, Kazuyoshi Takeyachi comes back to Japan
1974
CCE recognized by the government as the accrediting body
1987
chiropractors win at the Wilk vs AMA case
1988
WFC formed at World Chiropractic Congress in Sydney
1995
Chiropractic community in the world celebrates a centennial history of the profession
1995
the first chiropractic school in Japan, RMIT University Chiropractic Unit-Japan opens
1997
WFC has affiliation with WHO as NGO
1999
JAC joins as a WFC national member of Japan
2005
WHO chiropractic guidelines document was released
2005
RMIT University Chiropractic Unit-Japan receives accrediation from ACCE
2006
WHO chiropractic guidelines document in Japanese was released
2008
WHO Congress on Traditional Medicine in Beijing
2009
Tokyo College of Chiropractic opens by transition from RMIT Japan
2011
JCR administers the first chiropractic standardization exam with IBCE
2012
Tokyo College of Chiropractic receives accreditation from CCEA
2013
JAC released chiropractic guidelines about safety and advertising
2014
JCR submitted the list of registants to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2016
Japanese community celebrates a centennial history of the local profession