Dr. Thomas S. Perrault received a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1962. He returned to his hometown of Methuen to begin practice and was instrumental in the licensure of chiropractic by the Massachusetts legislature in 1966. He was active in his community and in civic affairs. His dedication to his profession and the community earned him numerous awards and recognitions.
He was a Fellow of the International Chiropractic Association and the Palmer Academy of Chiropractic. A long-time leader of the Massachusetts Chiropractic Society, he served as its Executive Vice President and had been named Massachusetts Chiropractor of the Year an unprecedented four times. His activities with his professional society kept him on the leading edge of chiropractic research and innovations in chiropractic. His primary interest was the location and correction of the vertebral subluxation complex, which is the fundamental principle on which chiropractic practice is based. In 2004 Dr. Perrault was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by his profession."