January 1, 2020

FEATURE

Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment/Manipulation

ADVANCED PRACTICE

Florida State Authorizes Chiropractic Physicians Specific Advanced Practice

FEATURE

Imaging: The Future of Musculoskeletal Care

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FEATURE

Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment/Manipulation

Part 1 of 2 Manipulation vs. Mobilization

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ADVANCED PRACTICE

Florida State Authorizes Chiropractic Physicians Specific Advanced Practice

With a desire of enhancing the therapeutic interests of chiropractic physicians in Florida, DCs have expanded the scope of practice of chiropractic medicine by adding acupuncture, nonprescription medication, and the administration of emergency oxygen and aerosol anesthetics to their core chiropractic statutes.

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FEATURE

Imaging: The Future of Musculoskeletal Care

The chiropractic profession is caught in an identity crisis in this broken and complicated healthcare system. While many of the schools and national organizations want to align themselves with the medical community’s approach to musculoskeletal care, some want to lead those interested chiropractors into a biomechanical model of care—one that is not just based on symptoms.

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TECHNIQUE

Forced Evolution in the Electronic Age

Fifty years ago, the population was different. Like so many things in our lives, we constantly have to update and modify our skill set. The past decades have shown a significant change in attitude, physical activity, and nutrition for our society.

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FEATURE

The Functional Movement Evaluation

Over the past 20 years, functional movement assessment has become a common tool used for screening fundamental movement patterns in participation or placement screenings. It’s also used to help determine readiness to return to athletic activity or to identify completion of rehabilitation after an injury or surgery1, and it can be a very useful tool as part of a chiropractic evaluation.

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ETHICS

Ethics is Everything

Now that you have entered the world of chiropractic, you have entered a world of higher scrutiny. As Dr. Perry Bard and I travel throughout the United States teaching about decompression and neuropathy (cash components of a practice), it’s important we remind everyone that whatever they do, they do it ethically.

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LOOMIS

The Stomach

Last month, we wrote about the visceral-so-matic connections between the central nervous system, the mucosal lining of the stomach, upper duodenum, and musculoskeletal system. This month, we look at the other functions that occur in the stomach and the influence of stress upon them.

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NUTRITION

Food Sensitivities & Weight Loss

By far, the most popular New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. We see it every year. Come January, the gyms are packed, and weight-loss commercials and advertising are abundant. People set new health goals and are on a mission to lose those unwanted pounds they put on during the holidays.

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AROUND THE WORLD CHIROPRACTIC

Chiropractor Exaggerates Injuries for 3 former InBev Employees to get Disability Three former Anheuser-Busch InBev employees pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring with a licensed Missouri chiropractor to fraudulently obtain disability insurance payments from the Social Security Administration and Prudential Insurance Companies of America.

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NEWS

The Basic-Med Pilots Examination

An interesting development in the field of general aviation has made it possible for chiropractors to perform flight physicals for aviators. To better understand this development, a bit of history is required. Prior to May 1, 2017, the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) required private, recreational, and student pilots, as well as flight instructors, to meet the requirements of and possess a third-class medical certificate.

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