July 1, 2007

EDITOR'S MEMO

Prostate Osteoblastic Metastasis

Truth in Advertising?

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EDITOR'S MEMO

IN THIS ISSUE.... I t's our annual Technology and Software issue! That means this issue is packed with exciting infor­mation on the latest advancements of diagnostic and management tools that will help streamline your practice so you can provide bet

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Prostate Osteoblastic Metastasis

HISTORY This 60-year-old male patient pres­ents with a history of prostate cancer with surgical removal. Note the metal­lic clips in the pelvic basin consistent with prostatectomy. There are multiple "snowball" areas of blastic metastasis scattered

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Truth in Advertising?

Creating Demand for Prescription Drugs: A Content Analysis of Television Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Annals of Family Medicine Vol. 5, No. 1, January/February 2007 by Dominick L. Frosch, Ph.D., Patrick M. Krueger, Ph.D., Robert C. Hornik, Ph.D.,

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Low-Level Laser Therapy: The Cold Laser: The Most Versatile Healthcare Tool of the 21st Century

Introduction I The cold laser suggests a way to reduce the mush­rooming seven billion dollar costs of healthcare and lost productivity caused just by carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive stress injuries, back and neck dysfunctions that occur in the fa

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Why Electronic Notes Make Sense

I owa Chiropractor Dr. Lauri Wondra has been using a tablet PC-based automated practice manage­ment system for only a few months, but she is already on the way to her goal of doubling her patient volume to fifty visits per day. She hand-scribes some

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Could New Scanner Redefine Wellness Care?

I T SEEMS, AT SOME TIME IN THE EARLY 90 's, the buzzword throughout the natural healthcare market became antioxiclanls. Have a cold; grab an antioxidant.... Car is rusting; rub an antioxidant wax on it.... Forgot to pay your bills...take an antioxid

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The Economic Interest of EMR (Electronic Medical Record)

T HE PRIMARY ACHIEVEMENT ELECTRONIC MEDICAL Records (EMR) lay claim to is to save time. Everyone knows, time is money; so which of these products is best for you and your patients? The EMR technology is quite advanced already but, because it is so r

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Vibrational Therapy How does it work for exercise?

I N TI IF. LAST ISSUE OF THE AMERICAN CHIROPRACTOR, I focused primarily on the issue of intergrating Whole Body Vibration (WBV) into your daily office procedures. When we, as Doctors of Chiro­practic, are recommending a particular therapy to our pat

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YOUR Credibility under Construction

H OW IMPORTANT A ROLE DOES CREDIBILITY PLAY in the marketing of your chiropractic clinic? Surprisingly, answers will vary depending on whom you talk to in our profession. A doctor who uses gimmicks, freebies, and deeply dis­counted fees to lure pati

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Helpful Hints for Treating and Preventing Osteoporosis

Traditional risk factors for osteoporosis As most readers know, osteoporosis is a serious condition, which afflicts approximately seven percent of women aged fifty and older, another forty percent have reduced bone density. There are several traditi

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