MR. ROGERS’ NEIGHBOR – THE CHIROPRACTOR

Most individuals today learned a lot from Mr. Fred Rogers, the most peaceful man in show business. Mr. Rogers was widely recognized for his kind and gentle ways, soothing voice, and especially calm clothing.  Better still, what a reasonable indication of the end of an era, 31 years in television, to be precise.

His most endearing quality was his ability to handle any situation and make it accessible for audiences of all ages. The US Senate commemorated him in 2002 for his contributions for the nation’s children and stated that Mr. Roger did not shy away from dealing with complex issues but rather encouraged children to express their emotions in a healthy, constructive manner, often providing a simple answer to life’s hardships.”

A straightforward answer that Fred Rogers used throughout his life was the simple answer of chiropractic.  Mr. Rogers’ chiropractor, who himself passed away a dozen years after Rogers’ death, was famous for caring for and adjusting numerous entertainers and Hollywood stars.

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen was Mr. Rogers’ chiropractor. This man graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic and has seen many of the 1970s and 1980s biggest celebrities, including Olympic athletes and members of the Pittsburgh Steelers (where he practiced). Fixed grammar: It was Mr. Rogers who was one of the closest to his chiropractor of all of these celebrities, according to Dr. Cohen’s obituary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. According to Dr. Cohen’s death notice in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, he died on May 7th.

“One of Jeffrey’s most meaningful relationships was with Fred Rogers, to whom he became a confidant and source of relief from physical pain.”


In the words of Fred Rogers himself, we see the manifestation of a mentality that so many chiropractors, chiropractic patients, and their families have that sets them apart. They have been seen as something to be learned from, struggled through, grown, and improved from rather than just treated or covered up the symptoms and pains of life.

They’re looked at as a challenge rather than a problem to be fixed or ignored. According to America’s neighbor:

“No matter how wonderful your life may appear, there will always be a pain. It’s the struggle with our difficulties that can lead to our growth.”

And perhaps it was because he understood their suffering that Mr. Rogers was so uniquely linked to the American public, he recognized their pain.

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