June 1, 2015

Memo

From the Director's Desk

What’s Hot

What’s Hot

Going Beyond Pain Management

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Memo

From the Director's Desk

It’s that time of the year! School is letting out, the temperature is heating up, and the smell of smoke from the lit grill outside fills the room. We’re talking about summer. At times like these, we need to remember our growing epidemic and bearer of a host of chronic health and degenerative issues— obesity.

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What’s Hot

What’s Hot

SALT LAKE CITY, May 15, 2015, CAO Group, Inc. (CAO), a world-leading, hightechnology laser company, announces the release of its innovative laser pain therapy system, Pilot™ Diode Laser, for Chiropractors with the most economical price in the market.

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Going Beyond Pain Management

I was a very successful electrical engineer before a back injury led me to chiropractic. I knew right away that I had found my true vocation. Engineers are very pragmatic folks. If a method doesn’t work, no matter how good it looks on paper, we don’t use it.

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LIFESTYLE

Awareness and Diligence: Keys to Promoting Proper, Healthy Postures in Sedentary Lifestyles

Our society is now one of the most sedentary in our country’s history, with every age group, ethnicity, and gender serving as culprits. The latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that nearly 45% of Americans fail to reach the minimum recommended threshold of walking 20 minutes per day.

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FEATURE

Addressing Obesity Through Chiropractic Care

Worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980, and almost 70% of American adults are now overweight.1 Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, and the trend isn’t slowing down. It’s setting the stage to become one of the greatest public health crises of the twenty-first century.

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FEATURE

Reach Out to Build Your Practice

Wherever you practice is located, it’s a good bet that you are surrounded by a community. Whether your office is located in a city, suburb, or rural area, there are many opportunities for you to participate in a number of organizations or activities involving the people living and working in your area.

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FEATURE

In the Loop: Social Media Mastery for Doctors of Chiropractic

PHILANTHROPIST AND ENTREPRENEUR , DR. MATTHEW LOOP HAS CREATED A REPUTATION FOR AGGRESSIVELY USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO HELP PEOPLE BUILD THEIR MARKETING PLAN. WITH THE CHIROPRACTIC PROFESSION IN DIRE NEED OF ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO COMMUNICATE TO POSSIBLE PATIENTS ABOUT THEIR PRACTICE, DR. MATTHEW LOOP HAS BEEN ABLE TO TAP INTO THIS VIRTUAL POSSIBILITY, AND HAS PRODUCED A CONSULTING EMPIRE.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Considering Management?

Management is best for new graduates with little business experience who have a willingness to leam, change, and grow. Read this entire article before you sign up for your next webinar, free seminar, e-book, or training. Unless you plan to do what they recommend, don’t sign a year’s contract committing $10,000 or more.

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Spine Adjusting and Cervical Artery Dissection; the Saga Continues

As children, we were told of Benjamin Franklin’s advice that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is likely an adage you have shared with a patient or two along the way as well. Ben’s advice also has great applicability in the world of professional liability protection.

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Personal Injury Collections by State: 2011 versus 2013 versus 2015

In February of 2011 and July of 2013, 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 really is no reason other than the insurance companies and state politicians elected into office allow it to be so.

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