January 1, 2016

From the Director’s Desk

From the Director’s Desk

What’s Hot

Matrix Repatterning

What’s Hot

GreensFirst® Pro Ahiflower®

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From the Director’s Desk

From the Director’s Desk

With the evolving health care laws, ICD 10, and chiropractic practice success, a tremendous amount of appeal is placed on the use of passive modalities, and rehabilitative exercises to not only help with efficaciousness of treatment, but to help enhance revenue, and ensure practice stability.

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What’s Hot

Matrix Repatterning

Validated for the treatment of mTBI and concussion in a recently released bestselling book: The Brain’s Way of Healing, by Dr. Norman Doidge, is showing tremendous promise in the treatment of another common and challenging condition, namely snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.

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What’s Hot

GreensFirst® Pro Ahiflower®

GreensFirst® Pro Ahiflower® Vegan Omega-3 is a novel, proprietary, vegan omega-rich dietary oil available exclusively to health care practitioners. Ahiflower is now the richest effective combined essential fatty acid source form a single non-GM plant.

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INSURANCE

Chiropractic and Passive Modalities -Purpose, Medical Necessity, and Billing in a Chiropractic Setting

Modalities can be an integral, effective, and necessary service as part of chiropractic treatment protocol. However, the goals and purposes of these modalities must be understood in order to assure proper utilization and reimbursement.

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PERSPECTIVE

Afraid of Testifying in Court?

A survey showed that the fear of public speaking is only second to the fear of death. As a doctor, you may find you need to speak out, even though you may be introverted and dread it. Fortunately, there are techniques to help you overcome this all too common fear.

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NUTRITION

The Global Deficiency of Omega-3—What Are Your Cell Membranes Made Of?

Modern society is in a health crisis, and much of it has to do with what people eat every day. In a very short period, we have moved from a diet of fresh fruits and veggies, lean meats, and unrefined grains, to meals that aie highly processed and generally come from a box, bag, or can.

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WORKPLACE WELLNESS

NextGen Chiropractic: Meaningful, Measureable Outcomes

Today’s chiropractic model is creating new spaces and credibility in the healthcare arena. If you haven’t realized it yet, the greatest opportunity to position your practice—and create lifelong patient relationships—requires a new approach.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

How to Separate Personal and Office Life

Cell phones. Facebook. Texting. Instagram. Face-Time. Technology has made it so easy for all of us to communicate. However, it has also created the problem of blurring the lines between personal and office life. By now, many of you will have rolled your eyes and set the magazine aside, but for the rest of you stalwart men and maidens, I congratulate you.

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TECHNOLOGY

Be a “Go-To” Office with Advanced Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been proposed as an advanced form of therapy that complements the chiropractic profession. For musculoskeletal disorders seen every day in clinics, LLLT has attained popularity because no side effects have been reported after treatment.

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Practice Management

A Brand New DC Care Model

One of the most consistent complaints I hear from DCs is that they feel as if they have to be a scripted robot with new patients. For years, I’ve been showing DCs throughout the world how to get far easier and quicker care acceptance from new patients without overeducating, feeling pressured, or feeling like a salesperson.

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