January 1, 2017

INTERVIEW

Interactive Healer Jeffrey Tucker, DC.

FEATURE

The Profession Reacts to the Death of Ms. Katie May

PERSPECTIVE

Chiropractic as the Solution for Mechanical Spine Failure and Failed Back Surgery

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INTERVIEW

Interactive Healer Jeffrey Tucker, DC.

An expert in the field of posture, muscle and joint therapy, pain management, and nutrition, he truly is an interactive healer. Jeffrey Tucker is a worldrenowned speaker and author on the subject of posture, functional movement assessments, Chiropractic care, exercise as medicine therapy and alternative medicine.

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FEATURE

The Profession Reacts to the Death of Ms. Katie May

The chiropractic profession, long known for its excellent levels of patient satisfaction and clinical safety, recently found itself at the center of the untimely death of Ms. Katie May. Ms. May, a high-profile social media personality and model, died at the age of 34 of a brain infarction that developed secondary to dissection in both of her vertebral arteries.

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PERSPECTIVE

Chiropractic as the Solution for Mechanical Spine Failure and Failed Back Surgery

The latest CDC statistics show that, in 2012, 54 out of 100 people had self-reported musculoskeletal conditions. By way of comparison, that is six times more than self-reported cases of cancer, double that of respiratory disease, and one-third more than circulatory disorders.

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PERSPECTIVE

Research Backs Weight-bearing Casting Methods

Time and again, the weight-bearing casting method has been shown to be the most reliable, accurate, and effective process for creating custom-made foot orthotics. Subtalar Neutral (Non-weight-bearing) Approach Flawed In the 1970s, Root revolutionized the way podiatrists, physical therapists, and orthopedists managed foot and ankle problems.

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FEATURE

The Incredible Benefits of Shockwave Therapy

"Six pages of equations however all improvable, incomprehensible, ignore quantum mechanics, and are incorrect"-Science, 1929. This was in response to Einstein’s theory of relativity published in Science in 1929. Einstein’s theories were controversial and questioned by the scientific community.

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NUTRITION

Preand Post-Workout Nutrition for Patients

As your patients come to you for the treatment of their sports injuries, it’s also important to give them sound nutritional advice on exercise nutrition and recovery. According to the American Public Health Association, adults should be engaging in physical activity of moderate intensity for at least two hours and thirty minutes each week.

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Rehabilitation

An Integrative Approach for Plantar Fasciitis

As the holistic health and fitness market continues to grow, it makes good business sense for chiropractors to integrate goods and services into their practices that complement this trend.

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DOCUMENTATION

Transitioning from Volume to Value in the Chiropractic Office

Is your practice strong enough to ensure continued growth and revenue in the transition to performance-based health care? The current volume-based system is being replaced by a value-based system. If your strategy focuses on expanding volume without addressing quality and value, your practice may be at risk.

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TECHNIQUE

Decompression and Adjustment: Push, Pull, and Profit

In 2010, professor Michael Adams and two co-authors published a paper in Clinical Biomechanics titled, “Healing a painful intervertebral disc should not be confused with reversing disc degeneration: Implications for physical therapies for discogenic back pain.”

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NUTRITION

Homeostasis: Why Chiropractic and Nutrition are Inseparable

Chiropractic is the science that blends anatomy, physiology, and neurology into a therapeutic system. Nutrition is the science of food and how the body converts it into energy. Understanding the concept of homeostasis unites the two sciences into a healing system that has no equal.

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