July 1, 2018

SUBLUXATION

Chiropractic Vertebral Subluxation

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INTEGRATIVE HEALTH

THE TOP 10 LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES: ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

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SUBLUXATION

Chiropractic Vertebral Subluxation

Chiropractic was discovered in 1895 by Daniel David Palmer and further developed by his son, Bartlett James Palmer. Together, they helped coin the phrase “vertebral subluxation,” but to date, there has been little evidence of it in the literature.

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INDUSTRY INSIDER

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Better Outcomes for Patients and Better Income for Practices

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INTEGRATIVE HEALTH

THE TOP 10 LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES: ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

This series of articles has discussed the ten leading causes of death in the United States as documented by government statistics. I have attempted to discuss how chiropractors may be useful in early recognition and perhaps even prevention of these disease processes.

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POLITICS

Florida Passes New Direct Primary Care Legislation

On March 27, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 37 into law. The bill amended the state insurance code to allow for the direct primary care model of health care. To date, 23 states have adopted laws related to direct primary care, making Florida the twenty-fourth state to pass legislation that would exclude direct primary care agreements from state insurance regulation.

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INTERNAL HEALTH

Metabolic Endotoxemia in the Development of Autoimmune Disease

According to The National Institutes of Health (NIH), up to 23.5 million Americans currently suffer from one or more autoimmune diseases, and the incidence of autoimmune disease is increasing worldwide by 4 to 7% every year. Though there is no singular cause of autoimmune disease, recent studies suggest that inflammation triggered by endogenous toxins, like endotoxins, may play a significant role in the development of autoimmune conditions.1-3

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CHIROPRACTIC AROUND THE WORLD

Anchorage surgeon in photo suit settles spinal malpractice claim An Anchorage doctor accused of photographing one patient’s genitals during spine surgery has settled a separate claim that he fused the wrong vertebrae of another patient, leaving her with permanent nerve damage.

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HORMONES

Cortisol: The Dose Makes the Poison

Stress triggers a chemical reaction in your body, namely producing cortisol. It’s a hormone produced by your adrenal glands and regulated by the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and adrenal gland. The right amount of cortisol flowing through your system mainly helps control blood sugar levels, metabolism, reduce inflammation, and some memory formation.

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WHAT'S HOT

August Heats Up with The WAVE 2018

The summer heats up with The WAVE conference in Oakland, California August 10th12th. For the eighth consecutive year the Chiro Tribe gathers from around the globe at this premier event to share, learn, network, let loose and get up to 20 hours of CE.

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From the Director's Desk

The chiropractic vertebral subluxation has come under fire amongst some groups in the profession as being an antiquated model to adhere to as the basis of the profession. Although the effects, and mechanisms by which the vertebral subluxation affects patients is still being understood, there is some basis for it being a source of pain.

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