About the Columnist

Arlan Fuhr,DC, a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic, is the co-founder and CEO of Activator Methods, Inc., of Phoenix, Arizona, and the National Institute of Chiropractic Research. Dr. Fuhr began private practice in Minnesota (1963-1988), before relocating his practice to Phoenix. His research activities include receiving a grant from the National Institutes of Health, and as a frequent contributor to peer reviewed publications, particularly the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. He is the co-author of two books on the Activator technique.

His honors are many, including: "Chiropractor of Year 1993" from the Arizona Association of Chiropractic, and the "Daniel David Palmer Chiropractic Scientific Award," Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1993. He is a member of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, April 2000.

Dr. Fuhr has been a member of the editorial board ofChiropractic Technique since 1989. He is a member of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameter, and was a commission member that established the Guidelines for Chiropractic Quality Assurance and Standards of Practice (Mercy guidelines).

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