January 1, 2018

INTERVIEW

Balance and It’s Relevance for Concussion Identification, Rehabilitation, and Neurodegenerative Conditions

The Orthotic Group

FEATURE

Personal Injury Collections by State: 2011 vs. 2013 vs. 2015 vs. 2017 Comparison of Collections vs. Cost of Living Analysis

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INTERVIEW

Balance and It’s Relevance for Concussion Identification, Rehabilitation, and Neurodegenerative Conditions

TAC: Can you talk a bit about using balance as a diagnostic tool in establishing injury to the CNS? TB: Balance testing is an excellent objective biomarker for assessing the status of the CNS. The literature supports using balance assessment as a baseline screening tool, disease progression and outcomes of various treatment parameters.

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FEATURE

Personal Injury Collections by State: 2011 vs. 2013 vs. 2015 vs. 2017 Comparison of Collections vs. Cost of Living Analysis

In 2011, 2013, and 2015 I wrote in the American Chiropractor magazine, “Why is a life in Tennessee, South Dakota and Texas worth more than a life in Hawaii and New York?” There is no reason other than the insurance companies and state politicians that you have elected into office allow it to be.

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ORTHOTICS | CYCLING

Cycling Mechanics and Orthotics

A cyclist can spin their wheels 5,000 to 7,000 times per hour. That’s around 24,000 revolutions on a four-hour ride. With this amount of repetition, proper cycling biomechanics is crucial for injury maintenance and performance. Proper fit and mechanics can greatly influence the rider and their injury potential.

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FEATURE

Medical Cannabis

North American marijuana sales grew 30% in 2016 to $6.7 billion as the legal market expands in the United States and Canada. A recent report by Arcview Market Research indicates North American sales are projected to top $20.2 billion by 2021!.1

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NUTRITION

Help Your Patients Win the Battle of the Bulge with CLA

Weight management is becoming a bigger and bigger problem. It often feels like health professionals have lost the battle when it comes to helping patients get their waistline under control. Gym memberships aren’t fixing the problem.

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SPORTS CHIROPRACTIC

ACA Sports Council Names Dr. Ira A. Shapiro to Hall of Fame

Old Bridge, New Jersey Chiropractor Becomes 11th Honoree in Association’s 45-Year History

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FEATURE

Exercise and Nutrition: Two Key Elements for Healthy Patients

In your office, each patient is unique and has specific needs. Whether a patient is in pain or not, at a certain point in their care, they will benefit from proper exercise. The appropriate physical activity will allow discs to exchange fluids, so the discs receive needed nutrition.

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PERSPECTIVE

Head-to-Toe Chiro for Migraines

Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Foods, environmental stimuli, and lifestyle factors like diet, sleep, tobacco use and emotional or physical stress can all trigger migraines. While causation is not always clear, what is clear thanks to extensive research Chiropractic can and should play a role in migraine treatment.

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PRACTICE | MANAGEMENT

Methods to Decrease Overhead for Your Practice

Private practices today face a seemingly impossible problem: Reimbursement is declining and overhead costs are rising, yet patients more than ever are demanding extra time and access to providers. We now need to see more patients in the same amount of time.

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CHIROPRACTIC AROUND THE WORLD

Two Chiropractors Facing Federal Fraud Charges For Free Visit Incentive Two Conway Health Care doctors are facing fraud charges in federal court. Dr. John Andrew Pienkos II, 46, of Little River, and Dr. Alexander Tomovski, 49, of Murrells Inlet, were charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud, according to a release from U.S.

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