March 1, 2003

EDITOR'S MEMO

Low Back Pain Needs a Nutritional Adjustment

Q: THE POSITIVE FAT-PAD SIGN: WHAT IS IT?

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EDITOR'S MEMO

In this issue... W elcome to our third annual technique issue, fea­turing "Ten 'More' Great Techniques"! This year, we are honored to have as our guest au­thor for the introduction to the technique collection Dr. Donald Epstein, the developer of the

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Low Back Pain Needs a Nutritional Adjustment

Adjustment N () matter what chiropractic college you went to, your main approach to patient care is likely to be the chiropractic adjustment. This statement is not surpris­ing to most, and it gives a clue as to how we think as chiroprac­tors. We, ba

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Q: THE POSITIVE FAT-PAD SIGN: WHAT IS IT?

A useful sign of an intraarticular fracture of the elbow is the clear depiction of displaced humeral capsular fat-pads.' In the normal elbow, a layer of fat ("fat-pad") lies between the synovial and fibrous layers of both the anterior and posterior

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Understanding is Key to Retention

Unlock the mystery of Patient Retention with the "key" of understanding P atilnt Retention in a chiropractic practice is defined as the number of times a patient visits your office for chiro­practic care. In order to increase your Patient Retention,

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10 more great techniques

The following article is the result of a cooperative effort among The American Chiropractor, Dr. Donald Epstein, and leading authorities on the techniques featured 10 More Great Techniques is the third in an annual series of technique features pre­s

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ILLION DOLLAR CHIROPRACTIC

""Married to wife, Sue, for 15 years; 7 chil­dren: Mark, 43; Debbie, 41; Mike, 39; Matt, 36; Mitch, 29; Cheri, 32; and Christie, 25; 10 grandchildren. Recreation and Leisure: Fishing and/ or netting shrimp almost every week; boating; weekends at Flo

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Chiropractic Gateway

BRIGHT MINDS. EXTRAORDINARY IDEAS. The American Chiropractor is proud to be involved in presenting a new service to the Chiropractic profession. Chiropractic Gateway Why is this new and interesting? Chiropractic Gateway information services utilizes

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AXIAL DECOMPRESSION THERAPY A New Perspective

M echanical traction has been judged as a reasonable and logical treatment method for spinal pain for cen­turies. Since compressed discs are often a source of chronic back and leg pain, stretching the spine is an intuitive remedy.'-1 However, it has

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Breakthroughs in the Cure of Disease

n R. SAMUEI 1 I \l:l MANN, the Father of Home- h^^ opathy, used the term "miasm" to describe the transgenerational causes to disease. The word miasm means an obstacle to cure, and Hahnemann asserted that unless this "obstacle to cure" is dealt with,

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Featuring the Florida Chiropractic Association

To give you insight into what is happening in chiropractic legislation on the state level and where we're heading nationally, TAC will be featuring a different state association in each issue. In this issue of The American Chiropractor, our focus tu

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