April 1, 2013

ACA House of Delegates Approves 10-Year Vision Statement

Malpractice Insurance for Chiropractors

The Chiropractic Scoliosis Patient Dilemma

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ACA House of Delegates Approves 10-Year Vision Statement

Arlington. Va.—The American Chiropractic Association's (ACA) House of Delegates (HOD) approved a new statement outlining what the association hopes to achieve over the next 10 years on behalf of the chiropractic profession and its patients. With an

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Malpractice Insurance for Chiropractors

M alpractice insurance is a relatively low investment annually, however should that lawsuit ever present itself, you will want to be sure that you're protected. Use a company that you feel comfortable dealing with. Below, you will find the five larg

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The Chiropractic Scoliosis Patient Dilemma

Patient Dilemma W hat is the chiropractic profession's position when it comes to treating scoliosis? What have our chiropractic universities taught us? Arc we only treating subluxations and not the scolio­sis? Arc we adjusting for symptoms and not t

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Athlete Back on the Ice Thanks to Chiropractic Care

History and Presenting Symptoms The patient, a 24-year-old male semi-professional hockey player, reports a recent right hamstring "4grab" that just docs not seem to be improving. His history includes several injuries to the same hamstring muscle dur

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Facebook Is Growing and So Can Your New Patients

S o what is all this hype and talk about faccbook? Is it here to stay? Do you really have to have a business faccbook page? What will happen if you do not? Let me answer these important questions. In 2013 there arc mam social media outlets thrown at

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The Post-Chemotherapy Neuropathy Patient -Can YOU Help Them?

A cancer diagnosis is terrifying. The questions, the fear, and the concept of facing mortality arc enough to paralyze even the strongest individual. In the not so distant past, the standard was surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation, or some combinatio

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Why Don't MDs Refer to Chiropractors?

T he coveted physician-referred patient is a source of pride for those chiropractors fortunate enough to receive one. The referrals may come in large numbers, proliferate and. if done properly, be self-sustaining. However, reaching out to local phys

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Organized Medicine Considers Chiropractic as a "First Line" Solution to the Opioid Epidemic

T he opioid problem in the Unit­ed States is real and the prime culprit is prescription opioid pain relievers. Paulozzi. Jones. Mack, and Rudd. in The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) publication. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Rep

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Dealing with Subluxations Effectively

M ost doctors I speak with have a difficult time determining how often a patient should be adjusted. It all seems to stem from our under­standing, application, and patient explanation of "maintenance care" and "corrective care"—terminology we often

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Adrenal Fatigue and Chiropractic Care

S tress is one of the largest understated health problems in our country.1 Even chiro­practor understands the important role the autonomic nervous system (ANS) plays in stress, and which adjustments enhance sympathetic/ parasympathctic balance, decr

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