Chiropractic
The Swiss Master in Chiropractic Medicine
Written by Editor   
Sunday, January 08, 2017 11:23 PM

News Bite:  In 2007 chiropractic was legally made one of the 5 recognized medical professions (human medicine, chiropractic medicine, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacology).  In 2008 the first chiropractic medicine chair was appointed at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich.  Learn more of how chiropractic has been incorporated into mainstream healthcare in Europe.

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What Does It Mean To Be Successful?
Monday, January 02, 2017 12:00 AM

By: Dr Charles Ward

Successful people accept life as it is, with all its difficulties and challenges.  They adapt to it rather than complain about it.  They accept responsibility for their own lives instead of blaming or making excuses.  They say YES to life in spite of its negative elements and make the most of it, no matter what the circumstances.

Successful people develop and maintain a positive attitude toward life.  They look for good in others and in the world, and usually seem to find it.  They see life as a series of opportunities and possibilities, and explore them.

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The Folly of Letting Insurance Dictate Care
Written by Editor   
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:36 AM

News Bite:  Often we presume that the insurance companies dictate care to our patients.  This is folly.  It is the responsibility of our businesses to plan for and provide needed care, offer wanted care, and make it manageable to obtain desired care.  

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Utilization of Chiropractic Care at the World Games
Written by Editor   
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:00 AM

News Bite:  A research study of the 2013 World Games results in interesting stats.  18% of athletes and 10% of non-athletes sought care at the games. Sports with the largest proportion of total treatments were flying disk, roller inline hockey, speed roller skating, and water skiing. The most frequently treated regions were the thoracic spine, 57%; lumbar spine, 49%; cervical spine, 39%; and sacroiliac joint 23%. The most frequently used treatment method was myotherapy, 81%, followed by manipulation 79%,  taping, 38% and mobilization, 25%. 

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Is EBM Damaging the Social Conscience of Chiropractic?
Written by Editor   
Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:00 AM

News Bite: The discipline of chiropractic was founded about a century ago from medical concepts first reported in the early 19th century. Its major premise holds that small dysfunctions between vertebrae loosely considered ‘subluxations’ may effect neurophysiological change that may be corrected by targeted therapeutic input considered as the ‘chiropractic adjustment.’  Is evidence based medicine affecting the social conscience of chiropractic?  This research seems to indicate that it is so.

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