September 1, 2020

FEATURE

Defending Chiropractors from Predatory Insurance Carriers: Are You Next?

NUTRITION

Vitamin D; Why? How? Where? and How much?

PERSPECTIVE

Tensegrity: The Interplay Between Muscles and Ligaments

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FEATURE

Defending Chiropractors from Predatory Insurance Carriers: Are You Next?

I consult doctors in many healthcare disciplines, including chiropractors, neurosurgeons, head and neck surgeons, ophthalmologists, oncologists, plastic surgeons, medical primary care providers, and many others. The least favorite part of every practice, no matter the discipline, is documentation.

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NUTRITION

Vitamin D; Why? How? Where? and How much?

Many questions can be asked about vitamins. A Google search for this term will yield a dizzying number of products, claims, facts, and folly. Four questions for a provider relevant to treating patients are: 1. Why is a vitamin important? 2. How does it work?

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PERSPECTIVE

Tensegrity: The Interplay Between Muscles and Ligaments

Relationship of structural and soft tissue elements To understand how our musculoskeletal system functions, it is important to understand the interplay between soft tissues, such as the ligaments and muscles, and the body’s structural elements, the bones.

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PRACTICE MANAGMENT

Telemedicine Considerations for Chiropractors

New Orleans, August 2005. Atlantic City, October 2012. Boston, winter of 2015. COVID, 2020. Each of these four catastrophic events taught the healthcare community two important lessons. First, interoperability of your electronic health record (EHR) isn’t just a fancy Medicare phrase.

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ORTHOTICS

Orthotics Out of Pocket

Custom orthotics are an important part of my practice. Most importantly, I use custom orthotics to improve my patients’ neuromusculoskeletal health by changing biomechanical abnormalities, which could lead to premature degenerative changes.

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INNOVATION

Armor For Your Skin

When COVID-19 hit Europe, I can still remember the sick feeling I got seeing the images of so many medical professionals with battered and bruised faces appearing all over my news feed. The long hours of wearing masks had literally burned the faces of the doctors and nurses responsible for saving lives.

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AROUND THE WORLD CHIROPRACTIC

Miami chiropractor charged with federal fraud schemes, from Medicare to COVID-19 loans A longtime Miami chiropractor appeared in federal court Wednesday on an array of fraud charges involving COVID-19 relief loans, a government healthcare program and a credit card plan for his patients.

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NEWS

8 Member Associations of the WFC Look to Eject the ICA from its Board of Directors

The International Chiropractors Association (ICA) has found themselves in the cross-hairs of an attack that looks to eject them from the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Chiropractic. This confrontation has been brought forth as a result of a Report on “Immune Function and Chiropractic: What Does the Evidence Provide?” initially released on March 20 and updated on March 28, 2020.

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From the Director's Desk

As technology continues to become more prominent in every aspect of our lives, the inclusion of telemedicine as an option for consultations will add flexibility for your patients and maintain continuity of care during adverse environmental conditions.

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