October 1, 2016

INTERVIEW

John A. Amaro, DC, L.Ac.

SPORTS CHIROPRACTIC

Chiropractic Care in Major League Baseball

ORTHOTICS

Pes Anserine Bursitis

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INTERVIEW

John A. Amaro, DC, L.Ac.

Founder International Academy of Medical Acupuncture and Pioneer of Acupuncture in America

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SPORTS CHIROPRACTIC

Chiropractic Care in Major League Baseball

Professional baseball organizations have come a long way in providing chiropractic to their players. Chiropractic care has been a vital component for helping many of Major League Baseball’s biggest stars stay on the field and avoid injuries, as well as enhance their performance throughout the long, tedious MLB season.

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ORTHOTICS

Pes Anserine Bursitis

Pes anserine bursitis is the result of inflammation of a bursal sac at the medial aspect of the knee. The pes anserinus is the anatomic term used to identify the insertion of the conjoined tendons sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus into the anteromedial proximal tibia.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

The Healthcare Practice of the Future: Integrated Practice

For many healthcare business owners, the future is a confusing and scary place. There have been so many changes over the last two decades, and almost all of them have made it more difficult to survive in practice. Despite the legislative efforts made in the last decade to handle problems of the healthcare system, it seems that the wheels are coming off the train at a pace faster than at any point in the past.

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FEATURE

Financial Policies That Make Dollars and Sense

Last week, my office received a call from a panicked provider. An insurance company had sent him a letter notifying him that, from now on, he would be paid a maximum of $60 per visit. Unfortunately, letters like this one are all too common. He was concerned about providing care for his patients and at the same time surviving in practice.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Scoliosis Practice

As the chiropractic profession continues to develop, it becomes apparent that in order to stand out from the crowd, the doctor needs to develop a specialty that differentiates themselves from the DC down the street. Insurance companies are dictating who can be seen and how many appointments and how much can be spent.

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LEGISLATION

ACA Governmental Relations Team Winning the Game for Sports DCs

HR 921, the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, authored by Representative Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.), is federal legislation that would ensure that sports health professionals are properly covered by their malpractice insurance while traveling with athletic teams to another state.

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NUTRITION

Give Patients the Complete Care They Need: Immediate, Corrective, and Long-Term “Chemical” Strategies

As a chiropractor, you probably feel most at ease when adjusting patients. You know that you can make a difference in your patients’ lives using hands-on manipulation, so you spend most of your time doing exactly that. However, there are additional ways that you can improve your patients’ health.

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Departments

AROUND THE WORLD CHIROPRACTIC

A San Pedro chiropractor has been arrested for sexual battery, after a patient said he touched her inappropriately during treatment, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. Rustin Craig Wilson, 32, was arrested Monday around 10:50 a.m. on a felony sexual battery charge.

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UPDATE

Scoliosis Journal Publishes Article on the Safety of Chiropractic Scoliosis Treatment

The peer-reviewed scientific journal Scoliosis published the first-ever study on the side effects of chiropractic scoliosis treatment. Written by Drs. Josh Woggon (Parker ’10) and Dennis Woggon (Palmer ’74) of the CLEAR Scoliosis Institute, this is also the first full-text article accepted for publication in this journal authored by doctors of chiropractic.

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