March 1, 2008

EDITOR'S MEMO

Vickie Palmer Passes Board of Trustees Gavel; Dr. Trevor Ireland Elected as Chairman

Treating Fibromyalgia Nutritionally

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EDITOR'S MEMO

IN THIS ISSUE.... HELLO DOCTORS! This month you get to take "A Close Look at Decom­pression," our feature topic which serves as an introduction to our commitment to bringing you the most up-to-date information you and your patients need to know on t

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Vickie Palmer Passes Board of Trustees Gavel; Dr. Trevor Ireland Elected as Chairman

After an illustrious twenty year legacy as chairman of the Palmer College of Chiroprac­tic Board of Trustees, Vickie Palmer announced to Board members on Jan. 15, 2008, that she would officially conclude her tenure as chairman at the Feb. 1-2, 2008,

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Treating Fibromyalgia Nutritionally

Reference "Management of Fibromyalgia: Rationale for the Use of Magnesium and Malic Acid" by Guy E. Abraham, M.D., and Jorge D. Flechas, M.D., M.P.H. Journal of Nutritional Medicine No. 3, 1992, pp. 49-59. DISCUSSION FROM DR. DAN MURPHY Oxygen is re

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Tables & Advice for Low Back Pain

Some of them have linear pull patterns, and others have logarithmic time curve pull patterns. Some have ramping to guard against muscle spasm, and others have intricate biofeedback tools to diminish this very scenario. Whether your budget allows you

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WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

Interview with Allan Dyer, B.S., M.D., Ph.D., Founder of the First Vertebral Axial Decompression Device. Dr. Allan Dyer has a Bach-elor of Science degree in Pharmacy and is a doctor of Internal Medicine. He was also awarded a Ph.D. for his graduate

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DECOMPRESSION IS MORE THAN TRACTION

As I travel around the country, the great debate continues. Is it traction or is it decompression? There is a large dynamic in tables made and the cost of these tables. Tables range from $12,000 to $150,000, yet some sales people try to tell the con

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THE NEXT STEP FOR DECOMPRESSION

Decompression therapy remains a hot buzz phrase throughout our profession today. Although it's been performed for years by chiro­practors, "spinal decompression" is something that is now hitting the consumer mainstream; you see ads in print and on T

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The Problem with Physics... Why We Fail.

by Mark Payne, D.C. LAST ISSUE, I DOCUMENTED THE INEFFECTIVENESS OF TRADITIONAL adjustments to substantially change spinal structure. I would like to explain one key reason why adjustments, typically, produce very little structural change. Once you

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Foot Problems and Athletic Injuries

FOOT POSITION AND ALIGNMENT ARE IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT must be considered in our active population. As we en­courage more of our patients to walk, jog, and exercise, we need to be prepared for the "side effects" of our recommen­dations if any foot p

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Pfizer Ads Come Clean about Lipitor, but Is Anyone Paying Attention?

ACCOUNTING FOR 6.5 PERCENT OF THE TOTAL MARKET SHARE, statin drugs are the most widely sold pharmaceutical drugs in history. To date, Forbes Magazine tells us that statins are earning drug companies $26 billion in annual sales. Pfizer spends over $3

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