February 1, 2019

PERSPECTIVE

Chiropractic Practice Tends and Preparing for 2020

INTERVIEW

A Conversation with the Preeminent Lumbar Spine Researcher: Stuart McGill, PhD.

FEATURE

Methylation & SNP’s: the Chiropractic Adjustment, and Taking Our Patients to the Next Level of Health

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PERSPECTIVE

Chiropractic Practice Tends and Preparing for 2020

Future Trends, initially written by John Naisbitt in the early 1980s, became the foundation for tremendous successes in business for over three decades and laid the groundwork for many successful sequels, equally proving to be true. “Trend forecasting is a complicated but useful way to look at past sales or market growth, determine possible trends from that data, and use the information to extrapolate what could happen in the future.

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INTERVIEW

A Conversation with the Preeminent Lumbar Spine Researcher: Stuart McGill, PhD.

If you keep up with the latest scientific research articles about the spine, then you have undoubtedly perused some of Dr. Stuart McGill’s work. If you have not run across the name of Stuart McGill, PhD, then I am excited to introduce him. He is one of the most prolific lumbar spine researchers of our age.

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FEATURE

Methylation & SNP’s: the Chiropractic Adjustment, and Taking Our Patients to the Next Level of Health

What does methylation have to do with it all? As a profession, doctors of chiropractic have helped innumerable patients. The struggle has been to delineate the mechanism of action of the chiropractic adjustment and the problem of low funding for chiropractic studies.

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PERSPECTIVE

Can Chiropractors Effectively Treat ADHD? Should They?

In chiropractic offices across the United States, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is being treated infrequently and perhaps inefficiently. New scientific studies show that brain functioning can be improved through chiropractic adjustments.

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FEATURE

Foot Stabilization and the Golf Swing

Athletes put a lot of stress on their bodies. The incidence of Tommy John surgery for overhand-throwing athletes is at epidemic levels. Some of the more common injuries we see with runners include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, and stress fractures.

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PERSPECTIVE

Bill to Expand Medicare’s Chiropractic Coverage Brings Momentum to Historic Effort

Breaking the barrier to chiropractic services for Medicare patients is more than 40 years in the making. In 1972, Congress first approved access to chiropractors in Medicare with the one and only covered service of manual manipulation of the spine.

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ORTHOTICS

Why Every Patient with Peripheral Neuropathy Needs Custom-Made Orthotics

Eight percent of the population in the United States has some form of peripheral neuropathy1. That’s 40 million Americans who are experiencing symptoms that can include tingling, pins and needles, burning, electric shocks, loss of balance, weakness, and autonomic symptoms in their feet2.

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STRESS

How Visceral Dysfunctions Cause Structural Symptoms: Stress, Symptoms, and Energy Deficiency

One of the most perplexing challenges facing chiropractors today, especially those relatively new to practice, is knowing how to determine the cause of the patient's symptoms and knowing how to explain that clearly and with confidence to the patient.

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INNOVATION

Cryotherapy: A Beneficial Adjustment

Chiropractors everywhere have been easing pain and solving issues for clients for over 100 years. That is a lot of time to harvest information and grow in knowledge regarding the best practices and equipment. Over the past few years, a newer technology has surfaced in the community that has caught the eye of many industries, but it is really gaining traction with chiropractors.

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CHIROPRACTIC AROUND THE WORLD

Kansas MD & DC Barred from working at IV Vitamin and Mineral Clinics Dr. Meredith Leach Snyder operates Recovery Hydration Therapy, which offers elective IV services. Dr. Snyder is not associated with IV Nutrition, or the two doctors who were barred from working for IV Nutrition.

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