February 1, 2012

The Implications for Birth Injury and the Development of Spinal Deformity

Pediatric Risk Management Demands Extraordinary Caution, Communication and Documentation

Implementing a "Code of Ethics" Can Help Prevent IME and Peer Review Abuse

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The Implications for Birth Injury and the Development of Spinal Deformity

INTRODUCTION S coliosis is a three-dimensional spinal deformity character­ized by lateral deviation.' Most cases of scoliosis are classified as idiopathic,2 which is not a diagnosis as much as a failure to di­agnose. •* Idiopathic scoliosis is furth

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Pediatric Risk Management Demands Extraordinary Caution, Communication and Documentation

T he laws of all jurisdictions in the United States authorize the provision of chiropractic care to patients of all ages. No state places any limitations or condi­tions on chiropractic care based on age. Doctors of chiropractic, indeed, provide clin

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Implementing a "Code of Ethics" Can Help Prevent IME and Peer Review Abuse

I n 1847, the American Medical As­sociation adopted the world's first national code of professional eth­ics in medicine. For the more than 160 years, the AMA's "Code of Medical Ethics" has been the authoritative ethics guide for practicing physician

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The Prevalence Of Suboptimal Vitamin D Status In A Randomly Selected Cohort Of Colorado Firefighters

Abstract: V itamin D insufficiency has been associated with in­creased risk of CVD, various cancers, autoimmune disease and type 2 diabetes. Despite adequate sun exposure, individuals inhabiting metro­politan areas display a high prevalence of vitam

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Adjustment vs. Manipulation Yes, Language Really Matters to the Future of Chiropractic

W hen I was first asked to write an article about the words adjustment and manipulation, a flurry of thoughts and emotions hit me...not the least of which was the question, "Aren't we over this yet?" But after thinking about it for a few weeks I've

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Murphy's Law (1) When Starting a Practice

"Murphy's Law" is an old adage that is typically stated as: "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong". When you start a new practice you'll experience many examples of Murphy's law. I've opened over 3,000 new practices. Just when I think I've heard

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Treating the Maternity Chiropractic

Patient A healthy spine is vital to maintaining good health. This means that the spinal column itself, the discs, the nerves and bones must all be maintained in good health. Fortunately, it is possible to maintain good spinal health throughout your

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Catch and Release Patient Testimonials: What's in Your Net - Office?

C hances are you learned early on in your practice how ef­fective patient referrals and testimonials are in bringing new chiropractic patients into your of­fice. Marketing reports state that 90% of people believe and are influenced by the recommenda

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Five Easy Steps to Improving your Social Media Marketing

S ocial media has taken over our lives. A company website used to be enough to increase awareness, build a cus­tomer base, and deliver your message- those days are long gone. With social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ available

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Self Esteem, the Missing Link in Practice Success and Satisfaction

T he most important things in life come from inside out -happiness is inside-out, love is inside-out, health is inside-out, and indeed, success in chiropractic practice is also inside-out. So, what do you need inside you to experience the level of s

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