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Who is Dr. Sinnott?

Born and raised here in Frankfort, Dr. Sinnott and his wife Gail work together to bring the very best in Chiropractic care to the community.

Over the past twenty years Dr. Sinnott has been extremely active in the Chiropractic profession.  From testifying on Chiropractic education before the US Dept of Education, to his effort in bringing together cutting-edge science and the sound logic of Chiropractic's philosophy of health, Dr. Sinnott has been a constant champion.  His continual work to educate both Chiropractic students as well as Chiropractors in the field is in addition to his full-time practice.

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

Fellow of Philosophy of Chiropractic (FPhC—2010)

International Chiropractors’ Association.                                                                Council on Chiropractic Philosophy Arlington, VA

 

Diplomate of Philosophical Chiropractic Standards (DPhCS—2005)

International Chiropractors Association/Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement Davenport, IA

 

Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers (L.C.P.—2000)

Palmer College of Chiropractic/Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement Davenport, IA

Thesis: Viewing the Scope of Chiropractic Through the Approach to the Abnormal Complete Cycle

 

Doctor of Chiropractic—1989 (with Research Honors)

Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport, IA

 

 

LICENSURE

 

Currently licensed in IL, IA and WI.

 

AWARDS

 

Inducted into Chiropractic Research Honor Society Chi Rho Theta (1989)

 

Received Distinguished Fellow of the International Chiropractic Association (2002)

 

Distinguished Service Award—Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association (2003)

 

The Beacon Award—Palmer Institute, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA (2005)

 

Chiropractic Principle Award—Loyal Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers (2005)

 

Service to the Profession Award—Sherman College of Chiropractic (2009)

 

CERTIFICATIONS

 

Thompson Chiropractic Technique (Certified Instructor) (1998)

            Through Jacquelyn O’Keefe, D.C.

 

Blair-Pruitt Spinal Analysis (2000)

            Through Mary Ann Pruitt, D.C., FPAC

 

Gonstead Technique (1989)

            Palmer College—Michael Bovee, D.C.

 

CHIROPRACTIC OFFICES HELD

 

Past President—Loyal Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers

Chair—Chiropractic Authors’ and Speakers’ Guild (2001-2003, 2009)

Chair—International Chiropractic Association Council on Chiropractic Philosophy (2003-2010)

Past President—Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni Association of Illinois

President—Association for Chiropractic Educational Standards

Advisory Board Member—Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation

Board Member—Palmer Foundation for Chiropractic History

Board Member—Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association

Past Board Member—Board of Clinical Ethics (Palmer College of Chiropractic)

Past Editor—Journal of the Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Sinnott, R.J.  Unsung Heroes.  (Movie)  Privately published by author.  (2000)

Sinnott, R.J.  Ritalin and Chiropractic.  (Movie)  Privately published by author. (2001)

Sinnott, R.J. The Old Man.  (Movie)  Privately Published by author.  (2001)

Sinnott, R.J. (2000).  Viewing the Scope of Chiropractic Through the Approach to the Abnormal Complete Cycle.  Philosophical Contemplations.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.

Sinnott, R.J. editor.  The Green Books on CD-ROM. (1997)  A Compilation of the forty-one volumes published by Dr. Palmer and his faculty.  Privately Published.

Sinnott, R.J. editor.  The Green Books on CD-ROM. (1998)  A Compilation of the forty-one volumes published by Dr. Palmer and his faculty with three additional Chiropractic texts.  Privately Published.

Sinnott, R.J. (1999).  Will the Real Chiropractic Philosophy Please Stand Up?.  Journal of the Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association.

Mullin, P., Sinnott, R. (Spring 2003, 17:1).  Hypertensive Crisis/Emergency and its Response to an Upper Cervical Chiropractic Adjustment – A Case Study.  Journal of Chiropractic Education.

Sinnott, R.J. (2003).  Defining Chiropractic.  International Review of Chiropractic.

Sinnott, R.J. (Unpublished manuscript 2002).  Clinical Implications of the Nine Primary Functions and Five Signs of Life.

Sinnott, R.J. (June 2004).  Are You a Statesman or a Politician?  The Chiropractic Choice.

Sinnott, R.J. (Unpublished manuscript 1989).  The Accessory Sacro-iliac Joint in Chiropractic Practice.

Sinnott, R.J. (May 2005).  Sublata Causa Tollitur Effectus.  International Review of Chiropractic.

Sinnott, R.J. (May 2006).  Neurological Mechanisms of the Crossed Eye and the Vertebral Subluxation.  International Review of Chiropractic.

Sinnott, R.J. (May 2007).  What is the Role of Chiropractic?  Chiropractic Mentality.  ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

Sinnott, R.J. (March 2008).  Interneuronal Communication.  Chiropractic Mentality.  ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

Sinnott, R.J. (March 2008).  Follow the Leader.  Chiropractic Mentality.  ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

Sinnott, R.J. (March 2008).  Chiropractic is Finger-Licking Good.  Chiropractic Mentality.  ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

Sinnott, R.J. (March 2008).  Chiropractic Philosophy & Practice Management.  Chiropractic Mentality.  ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

Sinnott, R.J. (March 2010).  Are Your Patients Well-Balanced.  Chiropractic Mentality.  ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

Sinnott, R.J. (March 2010).  Prenosological Diagnosis.  Chiropractic Mentality.  ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

 

Books:

Sinnott’s Textbook of Chiropractic Philosophy.  [Author]  Chiropractic Books, 2009, pp291.

 

Works in progress:

Precise, Posture Constant Spinograph Comparative Graphs—Vol XX.  (edit & republish of 1938 text)  Currently in print.

Is Chiropractic Right for Me?  (DVD) Sinnott, R.J.  Published by Chiropractic Books (6/2011).

B.J. and Me—A Collection of Memories from Chiropractic’s Greatest Generation.  (Anticipated completion 2011).


PRESENTATIONS

 

Developing and Marketing a Lecture Series.  Chiropractic Authors’ and Speakers’ Guild.  Loyal Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers.  June 2002.  (Palmer College)  (1 Hour)

Writing for Patient Education.  Chiropractic Authors’ and Speakers’ Guild.

Loyal Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers.  June 2003.  (Palmer College)  (1 Hour)

Coordination: Clinically Considered.  Philosophy Colloquium.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement. 

·         March 2002  (2 Hours)

·         March 2003  (3 Hours)

·         December 2003  (3 Hours)

·         March 2005  (3 Hours)

Universal & Innate Adaptation.  Philosophy Colloquium.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement. 

·         March 2003  (1.5 Hours)

·         March 2004  (1.5 Hours)

The Origin of the 33 Principles: the path of DD Palmer’s discovery.  Philosophy Colloquium.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.

·         March 2004  (1 Hour)

·         March 2005  (1 Hour)

Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association Fall Convention.  Philosophy Review.  Davenport, IA.  September 2000.  (1 Hour)

Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association Spring Convention.  Bridging the Gap Between Philosophy and Neurologic Science.  Playa del Carmen, Mexico.  May 2003.  (3 Hours)

Philosophical Potpourri.  Philosophy Colloquium.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  March 2001.  (1.5 Hours)

Online Sessions for the Philosophy Colloquium (five per year).  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Courses:

Online Sessions for the Diplomate of Philosophical Chiropractic Standards (two per year).  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Courses:

Conference on Philosophical Chiropractic Standards.  Chiropractic Lexicon’s Relationship to the Maintenance of our Separate and Distinct Existence as a Healing Art.  Kansas City, MO.  May 17, 2003.  (1 Hour)

Chiropractic “Miracle Cases”: How to care for extreme cases in your practice. Palmer Student ICA.  (Includes patient management/chiropractic analysis/specific adjusting techniques/philosophy)  August 2003 (6 hours)

The Philosophy of Dr. Fred Barge.  Gonstead Seminars Annual Homecoming.  Mt Horeb, WI.  September 2003.

The Supremacy of the Chiropractic Approach to Health.  Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association Fall Convention.  Findlay, IL.  October 2003.  (3 Hours)

Clinical Application of Chiropractic Philosophy.  Northwestern College of Chiropractic.  November 2003.  (3 Hours)

Legion of Chiropractic Philosophy, Colloquium Host.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Davenport, IA.  (Five weekends) October 2003-August 2004.

Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards (DPhCS), Diplomate Host.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Davenport, IA.  [13 Sessions]  November 2003-May 2006.

Bringing Chiropractic Philosophy into the 21st Century.  (Panel Moderator)  Palmer College Lyceum.  Davenport, IA.  August 2003.  (2-1/2 hours)

Collquium Grand Rounds, Program Host.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Davenport, IA.  August 2003.  (3 Hours)

Trauma, Toxine and Auto-Suggestion:  Dr. Daniel David Palmer’s Destructive Forces.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Davenport, IA.  May 1, 2004.  (1 Hour)

Conference on Philosophical Chiropractic Standards. Role of Chiropractic Philosophy in Defining a Separate and Distinct ProfessionBloomington, MN.  June 26, 2004.  (1 Hour)

Program Host ICA Interviews with the Greats.  August 13, 2004.  (PCC Homecoming) (3 Hours)

The Philosophy of Detecting & Removing the ‘Cause’:  Comparison of the Medical & Chiropractic Approach to ‘Cause’.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  September 2004  (2 Hours)

Writing Patient Education Materials.  Chiropractic Authors’ and Speakers’ Guild.  Davenport, IA.  June 2004.  (1 Hour)

The Chiropractic “Miracle Case”Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association Fall Convention.  Peoria, IL.  October 22, 2004.  (3 Hours)

The Chiropractic JourneyIllinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association—Saturday Night Live.  Bartlett, IL.  January 22, 2005.  (3 Hours)

Chiropractic Intervention—One Cause-One Cure.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Davenport, IA.  January 29, 2005  (1 Hour)

Chiropractic Philosophy and Its Clinical Implications.  K R Jones Philosophy Weekend.  South Carolina Chiropractic Assn.  Columbia, SC.  February 5-6, 2005  (6 Hours)

Opening a Chiropractic Office.  SICA.  Davenport, IA.  February 26, 2005.  (5 Hours)

Chiropractic Separate and Distinct.  Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement.  Davenport, IA.  September 24, 2005.  (1 Hour)

Chiropractic “Miracle Cases”: How to care for extreme cases in your practice.  Chiropractic Society of Texas.  (Includes patient management/chiropractic analysis/specific adjusting techniques/philosophy)  Houston, TX.  February 2006 (4 hours)

Chiropractic “Miracle Cases”: How to care for extreme cases in your practice. ICA International Symposium.  (Includes patient management/chiropractic analysis/specific adjusting techniques/philosophy)  Madrid, Spain.  October 2006 (1 hour)

The Atlas Vertebra. ICA International Symposium.  (Includes unusual anatomical variants, spinographic analysis and patient management)  Madrid, Spain.  October 2006 (1 hour)

Chiropractic “Miracle Cases”: How to care for extreme cases in your practice. Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association Fall Convention.  Rock Island, IL.  October 2006.  (3 Hours)

One Cause—One Cure Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers course.  Sherman College.  March 2007.  (3 Hours)

The Role of the Chiropractor Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers course--Lyceum.  Sherman College.  May 2007.  (3 Hours)

Abnormal Complete Cycle.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  September 29, 2007.  (7 Hours)

The Autonomic Neurologic Link Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  October 14,  2008.  (3 Hours)

A List of Thirty-Three Principles”.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  February 23, 2008.  (4 Hours)

Coordination: Clinically Considered.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  April 13, 2008.  (3 Hours)

J. Clay Thompson Technique System Theory.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  April 23, 2008.  (1 Hour)

Vertebral Subluxation—Cornerstone or Tombstone.  IRAPS.  Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic.  Spartanburg, SC.  October 2008.  (1 Hour)

Practical Cycle.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  October 26, 2008.  (3 Hours)

Unlocking the Hidden Potential in Your Practice ICA International Symposium.  Grand Bahamas.  December 13, 2008.  (1 Hour)

Print on Demand Publishing.  Chiropractic Writers’ Weekend.  Chicago, IL.  February 22, 2009.  (2 Hours)

Clinical Reasoning.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  April 11, 2009.  (3 Hours)

An Experiment in Deduction.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  April 12, 2009.  (3 Hours)

Clinical Reasoning.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  May 1,  2009.  (2 Hours)

An Experiment in Deduction.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  May 1, 2009.  (2 Hours)

Fetal and Childhood Development of the Nerve SystemIllinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association.  Utica, IL.  October 2009.  (3 Hours)

The Application of Chiropractic Philosophy to a Post-diagnostic Model for Consideration in Clinical Adaptation, Education & Research.  International Research & Philosophy Symposium.  Sherman College of Chiropractic.  Spartanburg, SC.  October 2009.  (abstract presentation)

Consideration of Altering the Position on the Theoretical Afferent Nerve of Chiropractic Philosophy to the Afferent Nerve of Interoceptive FunctionSherman College of Chiropractic.  Spartanburg, SC.  October 2009.  (abstract presentation)

The Autonomic Link.  Diplomate in Philosophic Chiropractic Standards course.  Center for Chiropractic Progress.  Chicago, IL.  December 5, 2009.  (3 Hours)

Philosophical Considerations for the Student Palmer College of Chiropractic (SICA).  Davenport, IA.  April 10-11, 2010.  (12 Hours)

Neurological Considerations of “Miracle” Cases.  EPOCH-Indianapolis.  Indianapolis, IN.  May 20, 2010.  (3 Hours)

10 Myths of Chiropractic Philosophy.  Annual Lyceum.  Sherman College of Chiropractic.  Spartanburg, SC.  May 28, 2010.  (2 Hours)

The Bright Future of Chiropractic—cycles of change within the profession—and the world.  International Chiropractic Association.  Council on Chiropractic Philosophy Annual Symposium.  Bloomington, MN.  July 24, 2010.  (1-1/2 Hours)

Chiropractic Pride.  FOCUS “Life Without Fear”.  Oklahoma City, OK.  July 31, 2010.  (1 Hour)

Chiropractic's Three-legged Stool—The Interrelationship of Philosophy, Science and Art.  International Research & Philosophy Symposium.  Sherman College of Chiropractic.  Spartanburg, SC.  October 9-10, 2010.  (2 Hours)

When Will the Pride Rise Again?  CORE—San Diego, CA.  November 17, 2010.  (3 Hours)

 

Chiropractic Practice Experience

 

Currently in private practice.  Frankfort, IL.  (1990-present)

 

Professional Memberships

 

Council on Chiropractic Philosophy

Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association

Chiropractors for the Advancement of Chiropractic Philosophy

Association for Chiropractic Educational Standards

Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni (IL)

Association for History of Chiropractic

Chiropractic Authors’ and Speakers’ Guild

ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics

 

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Dr. Sinnott frankfort IL chiropractic chiropractor
Robert J. Sinnott, DC, LCP, FPhC
Frankfort resident of over 40 years


 Over 20 years of experience

 Chiropractic postgraduate instructor

 Textbook Author

 Noted Expert Chiropractic Authority

 Palmer graduate (research honors)

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