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Letter: Healing provided by chiropractor

This Jan. 26, 1986 file photo shows Chicago

This Jan. 26, 1986 file photo shows Chicago Bears quarterback, Jim McMahon (9) bumping helmets with Keith Van Horne during Super Bowl XX in New Orleans. Photo Credit: AP / Eric Risberg

How wonderful that 1985 Super Bowl champion Jim McMahon experienced a life-changing health miracle because of a discovery by MRI pioneer Dr. Raymond Damadian, and the noninvasive Atlas Orthogonal technique expertly delivered by Dr. Scott Rosa ["Jim's McMiracle," Sports, Oct. 12].

McMahon praised the almost instantaneous relief after decades of debilitating suffering as soon as Rosa gently realigned the bones in his neck.

Why did Newsday not mention that Rosa, a "cranio-cervical specialist," is a chiropractor, and that Atlas Orthogonal is a chiropractic adjustment?

Maybe if the public were informed about the great results people get in chiropractors' offices, they would be more open-minded about this form of health care.

Henri Rosenblum, South Setauket

Editor's note: The writer is a chiropractor.
 

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