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Rob Sinnott DC, DPhCS

Dr. Sinnott graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1989 with Research Honors and returned to Frankfort, IL where he still practices today.  In 2000 he completed the LCP Program at Palmer and the DPhCS in 2005.  While his interests in Chiropractic are mostly known in the realm of Chiropractic philosophy, he also has a keen interest in philosophically-sound research.

He has a long history of involvement and serves on several Boards including:


  • Founder & Past President—Loyal Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers
  • Founder & 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
  • 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)
  • Editor—Journal of the Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association


He is a frequent speaker in the realm of Chiropractic philosophy as well as clinical neurology and technique.  Dr. Sinnott has also written and produced three films dedicated to Chiropractic history.  

He has been recognized for his efforts in many areas of the profession.  Several of the awards Dr. Sinnott has received include:

  • 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) 

A prolific writer, Dr. Sinnott has written articles ranging from neural science to Chiropractic philosophy, and has been published in peer-reviewed publications.  He has recently published Sinnott's Textbook of Chiropractic Philosophy which offers the Chiropractic profession a clear and concise view of what sets Chiropractic apart as a separate and distinct profession.


Over the past 20 years he has been dedicated to the effort of preserving the separate and distinct legal status of the Chiropractic profession.