Exorcisms, Sex and Chiropractic

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Charles Manuel, an Iowa chiropractor, had his license suspended last month by the Iowa Board of Chiropractic after they learned he had traded sex with clients for his chiropractic services and allegedly performed exorcisms on some patients.

Okay, this blog entry is not to knock chiropractors.  There have been plenty of doctors guilty of the same thing….except for the exorcisms.  That is a new one for me.  The BEST part of this whole article, however, are the comments.  I cried laughing.  Here are a few of them but you can go look at the rest:

  • I’m actually impressed, as it takes a lot more schooling and skills to become an exorcist than it does a chiropractor.
  • Using back rubs to get sex is the oldest trick in the damn book
  • It was my go to move until they invented the popcorn bucket.
  • The difference between chiropractics and exorcism is that only one of these things has an authoritative body that believes it has any value, and it’s not the one you think.
  • Oooh, sexorcisms! That’s a good way to get the kink out of your back.
  • A chiropractor is the worst kind of exorcist, you’d need to go back weekly for demonic adjustments.

I welcome any more comments below.  Give it your best shot. I need to laugh more.

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  5 comments for “Exorcisms, Sex and Chiropractic

  1. MACF
    April 23, 2015 at 9:45 am

    Will the Kama Sutra become the next chiropractic textbook….?

  2. Jeff Mack
    April 22, 2015 at 10:08 pm

    If a chiropractor, a sex therapist and an exorcist had a threesome, would the baby be a chirosexorcist?

  3. Pat
    April 22, 2015 at 10:19 am

    If they’re playing Barry White in the lobby, its a warning.

  4. Randy
    April 21, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    CMS has released the following PQRS quality measures for 2016. Numerator is defined as all possessed Medicare patients seen within the reporting period.

    G0664 – demon completely expelled.
    G0665 – demon expelled but reenters patient.
    G0666 – demon not expelled.
    G0667 – exorcism not performed due to contraindication (must be documented in chart).
    G0664-8P – exorcism not performed, reason not stated.

    • Perry
      April 21, 2015 at 2:21 pm

      Wonder if there are corresponding ICD-10 codes?

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