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Five Steps Towards Incorporating Scoliosis Care into Your Practice

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Strength, Balance, Bone Health and Fall Prevention in a Clinical Environment

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Competing in the Brave New World: Does a Decompression table fit in?

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Five Steps Towards Incorporating Scoliosis Care into Your Practice

S ince devoting my life to helping people with scoliosis through chiropractic. I have spoken with hundreds of chiropractors about their personal experiences with scoliosis. Scoliosis is often something that many DCs dont think much about until they

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Strength, Balance, Bone Health and Fall Prevention in a Clinical Environment

A dding strength, balance, bone health and fall prevention solutions to an already successful practice is a natural fit for chiropractic, both clinically and economically. New technologies, initially developed for the high performance athlete have c

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Competing in the Brave New World: Does a Decompression table fit in?

A ldus Huxley coined the expression and titled his 1932 novel Brave New World to describe the twentieth-century transition into a hypertechnological era. His predictions have not come true in particular, but the conceptual framework that technology

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Clearing Exams for the Functional Movement Screen Shoulder Mobility Movement Pattern

T here are two shoulder orthopedic tests performed in the functional movement screen (FMS). These two tests are called clearing/qualifying tests when performed along with the shoulder mobility screen. (Photo 1) The shoulder mobility screen assesses

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Am I Ready to Launch a Satellite Practice?

The word "satellite" has many inspiring connotations of exploration, adventure, and new frontiers. For the entrepreneurial chiropractor, the seduction of cloning yourself and your practice model into multiple locations can be compelling. A common re

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Interview with Airrosti Rehab Trio

50% growth over the last three years, concentrating on rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries has catapulted this regional player into national relevance. By TAC Airrosti Rehab Centers were established in Austin. Texas in 2004 with the mission o

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Using Kinesiology Taping after Manipulation for Superior Outcomes

E ver have a patient experience a decrease in pain and improved range of motion after their last adjustment but the muscles tightened and range of motion diminished shortly after? Then you treat them again and the same cycle happens over and over ag

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Is Chiropractic Success a Race to the Top or the Bottom?

W hen we graduate from chiropractic college and receive our degrees, just like doctors with medical degrees, we must realize that we were taught basic sets of skills and knowledge sufficient enough to pass both national and state boards. What we the

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Portfolios Are Like Patients

T here is a protocol to follow when a new patient enters your office. The staff is expected to meet, greet, welcome, and have the new patient fill out forms. This allows the doctor of chiropractic (DC) to ascer­tain demographics, responsibility of p

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Inflammation: A Core Pathology

A s I explain to my patients. "Everything bad that happens in our bodies is a result of part of the inflammatory process. If you reduce acute and chronic inflammation, you decrease the negative impact to your body." What is acute inflammation? Simpl

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