October 1, 2015

From the Director's Desk

From the Director's Desk

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New For 2015: Infinity Presents Smart Chair

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From the Director's Desk

From the Director's Desk

It happened. We have officially entered the period when ICD-10 is required for compliance by everyone covered in the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). There has been quite a bit of confusion regarding how this change will impact your clinic.

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(DAVENPORT, Iowa) — According to a new Gallup report released today, an estimated 33.6 million U.S. adults (14 percent) used chiropractic care within the last 12 months. Studies from other sources, including the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), have measured yearly chiropractic use at about 20.6 million U.S. adults (8 percent).

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New For 2015: Infinity Presents Smart Chair

In 2015 Infinity Massage Chairs launched the Smart Chair for chiropractic offices. This innovative massage chair offers a high-quality, full-body massage. Those suffering from chronic and severe back pain will enjoy the Smart Chair’s lower back decompression stretching function.

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Used Lasers For Sale

Berman Partners, LLC, a medical device sales, service and marketing company. The Used Laser Center specializes in pre-owned and demonstration therapeutic lasers. They carry continuous wave (up to 60 watts), superpulsed (up to 250 watts) and YAG lasers.

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FEATURE

Why Subluxations Become Chronic

Chiropractic is the only profession that simultaneously considers both structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) when determining a diagnosis and treatment plan for treating patients. In 1895, D. D. Palmer founded our profession based on such a premise.

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Cash May be King...but Don’t Forget the Queen!

As I have attended state conventions around the nation, I’ve talked with literally hundreds if not thousands of you about your practices and the challenges you face. It seems more recently that the conversation turns to the benefits of going to an all-cash practice.

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Can the Chiropractic Profession Think Out of the Box?

American philosopher William James observed that, “Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.” This holds true for individuals and groups as well—the chiropractic profession, for instance. As new discoveries aie revealed to us, progress is made as this new information is assimilated to produce a paradigm shift.

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Is Now the Time to go Cash?

Dr. Miles Bodzin is founder and CEO of Inc. 5000-listed company, Cash Practice® Systems. He is a chiropractor who became known as “the king of patient retention.” He’s appeared in the Wall Street Journal and on The Brian Tracy Show, contributed to the number-one bestselling book SuccessOnomics with Steve Forbes, and speaks internationally on the topic of client retention.

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Chiropractic, Chronic Back Pain, and Brain Shrinkage

Since its inception in 1895, chiropractic has focused on the spine and its role in the total health and function of the human body. Throughout its history, the profession has moved from a “bone-on-nerve” model to a “biomechanical/functional” model.

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Could an Overgrowth of Candida be the Cause of the Headache that Won’t Stop?

When a patient presents for treatment of headaches and the headaches persist after a course of treatment, it may be due to an overgrowth of Candida. You can help the patient not only through chiropractic treatment in your office, but also by addressing his or her diet to eradicate the overgrowth of Candida.

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