Ankur Tayal, DC


Ankur Tayal, DC, is Chair of the Life Chiropractic College West philosophy department. Dr. Tayal began to pursue chiropractic after he discovered the deeply rooted philosophy of the profession. Dr. Tayal earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Life West and practiced in Victoria, British Columbia for five years, incorporating NUCCA and NSA. He returned to Life West and the Bay Area in 2017, joining the faculty to teach philosophy, communication, and ethics. He loves the music of The Beatles, and cites them as one of his main inspirations for learning the power of positive thinking, fellowship and serving from one’s heart.


When Science and Philosophy Come Together

Attendees will learn about how critical thinking, logic and evidence applies to the 33 principles of chiropractic in this presentation. In particular, Dr. Tayal will lead discussions on the following:

  • Critical thinking in chiropractic and common logical fallacies encountered
  • How chiropractic philosophy can come together with evidence-informed practices
  • A brief discussion of a few of Stevenson’s principles of chiropractic