August 1, 2015

Memo

From the Director's Desk

What's Hot

What’s Hot

The Future of Clinical Electrotherapy

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Memo

From the Director's Desk

A question frequently encountered in practice has to do with the impact of the chiropractic adjusment. Beginning on page 30, Dr. Mark Studin has done a great job of taking you through all the pathways, to understand exactly how the chiropractic adjustment leads to changes in nervous system activity and physiology, using the most recent advanced technology to explain his perspective.

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What's Hot

This profound homeopathic product line is formulated by a chiropractor for chiropractors and it is changing the lives of doctors, and their patients. Used in tandem with the treatment system taught in the BioSequencing Seminars, these homeopathics override the need for repeated use of supplementation and adjunctive therapies.

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What’s Hot

The Future of Clinical Electrotherapy

TENSnet.com is very excited to announce the release of two new clinical electrotherapy devices designed to provide exceptional results while utilizing a very easy-to-use touch screen interface... all at an affordable price. “There has been a real need for updating in this category and Roscoe Medical has really come through”, says David Tucker, President of TENSnet.

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What's Hot

Acoustic Wave Therapy

MARIETTA, Georgia, June 1st, 2015, Advanced Musculoskeletal Therapies, LLC., a leading provider and specialist for innovative technologies in Acoustic Wave Therapy, announced the release of TheMiracleWave® HiPuls (HP50) therapeutic device, for chiropractors.

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RESEARCH REVIEW

Manual and Mechanically Assisted Adjustment Methods: Are They Therapeutically Equal?

The use of mechanical devices such as the Activator instrument for adjusting patients has become very popular. According to job analysis surveys by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (1,2), about 70% of chiropractors now report that they use the Activator or some other type of handheld adjusting instrument.

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NUTRITION

Curcumin for a Healthy Aging Brain

If you follow trends in the area of dietary supplements, you probably are aware that curcumin has been a rapidly growing segment of the market. Curcuma longa is a member of the ginger family, and its rhizome is the source of the common spice turmeric, which can be found in most any grocery store.

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BIOMECHANICS

“But Doctor, My Foot Doesn’t Hurt!”

How often has the chiropractor heard from his or her patient that the area being adjusted “doesn’t hurt”? On the other hand, how often has a patient told us that an area doesn’t hurt, or even feels good, so we decide not to examine it? There is a huge difference between nonsubluxated and asymptomatic joints.

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FEATURE

How Does the Chiropractic Adjustment Work?

Was D. D. and B. J. Palmer right with their bone on nerve theory? According to Challes A. Lantz, DC, PhD, Director of Research for Life Chiropractic College West (2015), Montgomery and Nelson cited the context within which medical authors in the midto late nineteenth century referred to subluxation, one that was similar to how D. D. Palmer later would refer to it:

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RISK MANAGEMENT

Freedom from Discipline

Doesn’t freedom from discipline sound great? You may think, “Finally, I’m free to do what I want, when I want! No worry about rules, regulations, and routine!” At some point in your personal life, you’ve probably thought, “I would love to be free to do what I want to do, when I want to do it, and not have to follow all the rules.”

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ANIMAL CHIROPRACTIC

How Does Veterinary Care Work with Veterinary Chiropractic?

In early 1975, several students in our neurology class in chiropractic school began to discuss human anatomy as compared to animal anatomy. Dr. Schmeidel, our professor, explained that much of the anatomy and physiology were the same as humans, but the names of the bones, muscles, nerves, etc. were different depending on the animal.

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