H. D. Niblack

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H. D. Niblack
Born 18 May 1891(1891-05-18)
Milligan, Nebraska
Died 22 January 1966 (74)
Denver, Colorado
Field(s) Chiropractic

Harley Darling Niblack (May 18, 1891 - January 22, 1966) was an American chiropractor, inventor of medical devices, notably the Niblack Slenderizing System and the Hemovitameter, and, following his retirement, a wood carver and automata maker.

Selected Patents

  • US 2359933, Niblack, Harley D., "Massage Table"  — "This invention relates to a motorized massage table and has for its principal object the provision of a complete and highly efficient table device by means of which any desired portions of the human body can be efficiently massaged."

Niblack System

  • US 2446098, Niblack, Harley D., "Massage Table"  — "This invention relates to a massaging table for the reduction of obesity and has for its principal object the provision of a device of this character which will combine in one machine means for accomplishing a wide variety of massaging operations."
  • US 2446099, Niblack, Harley D., "Massage Roller"  — "This invention relates to a massaging device for reducing obesity, and has for its principal object the provision of a small, simple, neat, power- driven device for use 'in weight reduction parlors and the like'." (Refer: Niblack System Home Pony)