February 1, 2020

PERSONAL INJURY

Personal Injury Collections By State

BIOMECHANICS

Pain Relief vs. Healing

NUTRITION

Collagen Peptides

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PERSONAL INJURY

Personal Injury Collections By State

In 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017, I wrote in The American Chiropractor Magazine, “Why is a life in Tennessee, South Dakota and Texas worth more than a life in Hawaii and New York?” There is no reason other than the insurance companies and state politicians that you have elected into office allow it to be.

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BIOMECHANICS

Pain Relief vs. Healing

With joint injury, sprained ligaments initiate a complex chain reaction as the body compensates for the resulting hypermobility. To explain this better, we should consider that ligaments serve two main functions, proprioception and joint stability.

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NUTRITION

Collagen Peptides

A Clinically Proven Tool for Musculoskeletal Health

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SPORTS

The Overtraining Sport Injury “Epidemic”: An Overuse Treatment Protocol

Athletes are known for their competitiveness and drive. That’s why it’s no surprise to learn that research published in the Journal of Sports Medicine found that a large majority of athletes—as many as 60 percent—regularly “overreach” or “overtrain” by either working their bodies too often or too hard.

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PATIENT MANAGEMENT

Four Pillars of Patient Loyalty

When it comes to the topic of growing a practice, most doctors I speak with assume the priority is getting new patients. After all, isn’t growth simply a matter of seeing more people? It seems pretty straightforward. Right? Although building your patient base is important, I anticipate even more potential for growth in the area of retention.

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ETHICS

Serving Patients Better

The # 1 way to build your practice is to continue serving your patients better, while getting the best results. If you serve your patients better, your practice will be more prosperous. Do not do any service or treatment just for the money, do it for the results, and because it is the right thing to do.

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PERSONAL INJURY

Symptom Validity Testing

Are You Aware of What Factors Insurers Will Accept or Reject in Your Personal Injury Claim? It is concluded that the process of Symptom Validity Assessment allows inferences about the degree of certainty of clinical judgments on the authenticity of reported symptoms in a personal injury claim.

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ORGAN OF THE MONTH

The Large Intestine

Last month, we wrote about the visceral-somatic connections between the central nervous system, the mucosal lining of the stomach and upper duodenum, and musculoskeletal system. This month, we look at the colon and its primary functions and the effect of sympathetic stimulation that will progress to exhaustion with prolonged or chronic stress.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

What You Really Lose When You Fail to Have Team Meetings

Team meetings are an essential tool for running and managing my business. Early on in my practice, I did not always hold regular team meetings. This may not come as much of a surprise because many of my colleagues still don’t. It’s easy to think of team meetings as an expense.

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AROUND THE WORLD CHIROPRACTIC

Montana Chiropractor Pays $100000 in Restitution Gets 6 Years Deferred for Medicaid Fraud A Seeley Lake Chiropractor has been ordered to pay $100,000 in restitution to Montana’s Medicaid Program. Attorney General Tim Fox provided details about the fraud case filed against 48 year-old Andrew Lance Bohlman who appeared in Missoula District Court in October and pleaded guilty to one count of fraud by common scheme, a felony.

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