Palmer is Committed to Our Military

Since 2008, $2.8 million of complimentary care and more than 50,000 treatment visits have been provided to qualified active duty personnel, veterans and their legal dependents through Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Military Care Program. No other program of its kind exists in the nation. In support of our military, the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics offer complimentary care for active-duty status military personnel and their families without chiropractic benefits*, including those in the active-duty status with the National Guard or Reserves. Veterans classified as 20% or more disabled by the Veteran's Administration and their legal dependents also are eligible. Complimentary care includes . . .

  •  Chiropractic clinical care
  • Comprehensive physical examination
  • Chiropractic rehabilitative services
  • X-rays if warranted

Call or click the "Request Appointment" button to schedule your appointment today.

Yellow Ribbon Program Participant 

U.S. veterans can enroll at any of our three campuses (in California, Iowa and Florida), and receive up to 100 percent of out-of-pocket tuition and fees covered for one full year.   If you are interested in utilizing Palmer's Yellow Ribbon Program, contact our Admissions office, or visit our Yellow Ribbon webpage to learn more.

High-Priority Military Research Collaboration with DoD, NIH 

The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research has partnered with the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health to assess chiropractic treatment for low-back pain and smoking cessation in active duty personnel. Collaborative care for veterans with spine pain and mental health conditions to provide non-drug options also is currently being studied.

Palmer College is dedicated to serving those who serve our nation by: 

  • Continuing our commitment to on-going research demonstrating chiropractic’s clinical effectiveness for the musculoskeletal needs of today's military
  • Contributing expertise and resources to improve access to chiropractic care for every active duty soldier, veteran and dependent who seeks it
  • Advocating for inclusion to line-of-duty status within the military health-care framework
  • Encouraging the integration of doctors of chiropractic at all VA health-care facilities and military bases worldwide

*Chiropractic benefits must not already be available through personal, employer-provided, or state or federal entitlement health insurance to be able to receive complimentary chiropractic services at the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics.