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Dr. Daniel Mühlemann

Daniel Mühlemann
Clinical position
Head of Chiropractic Medicine
Academic position
Clinical Instructur, Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich

Certificate in neural therapy (Chirosuisse/SCNT)
Clinical Training

German, English, Norwegian, Italian, French, Swedish

Academic career

  • 1996 CCSP (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician) 
  • Since 1989 Working in independent practice
  • 1988 Inter-cantonal state examination
  • 1987 - 1988 Medical residency
  • Chiropractic Training at the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon, USA, graduating in 1986
  • 1978 - 1980 Post-graduate degree in manual therapy in Norway
  • 1973 - 1977 Training as physiotherapist

Continuing professional development

  • 1995 - 1996 Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician CCSP
  • 1987 - 1988 2-year Postgraduate Course, Swiss Chiropractic Institute SCI


  • Swiss Chiropractors Society ChiroSuisse
  • European Chiropractor’s Union ECU
  • Swiss Medical Society for Hypnosis SMSH

Other activities

  • Since 2015, Head of Administration at the Clinic for Chiropractic Medicine at Balgrist University Hospital, as part of the training course in Chiropractic Medicine at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich
  • Since 2009, coordinator and head of clinical training
  • Member of the Commission of Accreditation (CoA) of the European Council on Chiropractic Education (ECCE)1997 - 1999 and 2010 - 2013
  • Since 2003, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for the Training of Chiropractors (Founding Member)
  • 2002 - 2007 President of the Foundation for the Swiss Chiropractic Institute SCI
  • President, ChiroSuisse 1999 - 2005
  • Member of the Board of the European Chiropractor’s Union ECU 1999 - 2005
  • President of Eastern Switzerland’s Chiropractor’s Society 1994 - 1999
  • Member of the Faculty of the Swiss Chiropractic Institute SCI 1989 - 1998
  • Member of the Swiss Examination Board for Chiropractic since 2008 - 2010, Vice President in 2010 - 2011
  • Member of the Medical Professions Commission MEBEKO since 2009


  • Mühlemann D, Mühlemann MB: Rückenschmerzen in der Schwangerschaft: Diagnose, Behandlungsoptionen, Outcomes Praxis (Bern 1994). 2015 May 20;104(11):565-74
  • Peterson CK, Mühlemann D, Humphreys BK: Outcomes of pregnant patients with low back pain undergoing chiropractic treatment: 1 year follow up Chiropr Man Therap 2014 Apr 1;22(1);15
  • Humphreys BK, Peterson CK, Mühlemann D, Haueter P: Are Swiss chiropractors different than other chiropractors? Results of the job analysis survey 2009 J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2010 Sep;33(7):519-35. Epub 2010 Sep 15.
  • Mühlemann, D., J.P. Naef: Chiropractic in Switzerland in Wilson, F. J. H.: Chiropractic in Europe: An Illustrated History Matador, Leicester UK 2007
  • Mühlemann, D., F. Zahnd: Introduzione alle tecniche manuali Anatomia di superficie e radiologica, palpazione e tecniche per le parti molli Ediermes, Milano 2003
  • Dvorak J., Gauchat M.H., Graf-Baumann T., Mühlemann D., Psczolla M.: Manuelle Medicine , Chiropraktik, Osteopathie in: Manuelle Medicine and Osteopathische Medicine 39:66-72 Springer Verlag, 2001
  • Mühlemann D., Zahnd F.: Einführung in die Manuelle Therapie Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart 1998
  • Mühlemann D., Zahnd F.: Die lumbale segmentale Hypermobilität Manuelle Medicine , 31: 47-54, 1993
  • Dvorak J., Kränzlin P., Mühlemann D., Wälchli B.: Musculoskeletal complications in: Haldemann S. (ed): Principles and practice of chiropractic 2nd Ed. Appleton Century Croft 1992
  • Mühlemann D.: Indikationen in Kaltenborn F.M.: Manuelle Mobilisation der Wirbelsäule Olaf Norlis Forlag, Oslo 1992
  • Mühlemann D.: Kontraindikationen in Kaltenborn F.M.: Manuelle Mobilisation der Wirbelsäule Olaf Norlis Forlag, Oslo 1992
  • Mühlemann D., Cimino J.A.: Therapeutic muscle stretching in Hammer W.I., Functional soft tissue examination and treatment by manual methods Aspen Publishers, Gaithersburg, MD 1991
  • Mühlemannn D.: Diagnostik der Gelenkbeweglichkeit, in: Hüni G. and Von Ow D. (Ed.) : Muskuläre Rehabilitation, Perimed Verlag, Erlangen 1987
  • Mühlemann D.: Erarbeitung der Gelenkfunktion: Indikation and Technik, in: Hüni G., Von Ow, D. (Ed.) Muskuläre Rehabilitation, Perimed Verlag, Erlangen 1987


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