May 1, 2005

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Call Your Congressmen! New law threatens to end nutritional supplements in US in June

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EDITOR'S MEMO In this issue...

OUR COVER STORY THIS ISSUE FEATURES ONE OF THE MOST influential people in chiropractic, Kent Greenawalt, CEO of Foot Levelers, who discusses perhaps his greatest challenge yet...establishing a successful na­tional campaign for chiropractic that will



QB What is the difference be-■ tvveen active and passive care? A: One of the primary trends of healthcare is one away from the passive model of patient care toward an active model of care. The paradigm of passive care with which chiropractors have p


Watch Your Hump Back

Reference: Hyperkyphotic Posture Predicts Mortal­ity in Older Community-Dwelling Men and Women: A Prospective Study Journal of the American Geriatrics Society From: Volume 52 Issue 10, October 2004, Page 1662 Deborah M. Kado, MD; Ms. Mei-Hua Huang;


Identifying Causes for Spinal Stress in Children

Physical trauma to the spine and the result of back pain caused by heavy backpacks has been receiving national atten­tion. Parents are becoming aware of the reality of spinal stress in their children. In addition to the backpack dilemma, there are n


Helping People Get Their Lives Back

Interview with Dr. George Curry, D.C. For Dr. George Curry, chiropractic is truly a fam­ily affair. "I graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1982, my stepfather graduated from Palmer in the 60's, my stepbrother in the 70's and my nephew g


Using X-ray Digitization to Enhance Your Credibility and Quality of Care

THE THEORY BEHIND EVIDENCED BASED PRACTICE IS SCIENTIFIC knowledge gathered through good research. Clinical ex­amination procedures can lead to clinical consensus and standardization with regard to diagnosis, decision making and treatment guidelines


Is chiropractic for children merely experimental?

SEVERAL DCS IN MARYLAND RECENTLY RECEIVED NOTIFICATION from CareFirst BlueCross/BlueShield denying their claims for chiropractic care given to children under the age of twelve. According to the insurance company letter, "The CareFirst Medical Policy


Validate the Need for Care Before & After

for Care Before M After For our special feature in this issue focusing on Diagnostics, Electromedicine, an X-rays, we asked several companies specializing in technology that "proves the need for care" to demonstrate how their products can effectivel

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