Chiropractic
Parker University Celebrates 2nd Annual Parker Serves
Written by Brooke Shaw   
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:01 AM

In celebration of Parker Serves, the university’s second annual day of service, Parker University participated in a series of volunteer initiatives throughout the North Texas community on Friday, September 19. More than 500 Parker representatives, including students, faculty, and staff, served at nearly 20 nonprofit organizations in North Texas. 

North Texas nonprofits that hosted Parker Serves representatives include Goodwill Industries, North Texas Food Bank, Promise House, and the Resource Center in Dallas; Educational First Steps in Lancaster; Operation Kindness in Carrollton; Mission Arlington in Arlington, the Boys & Girls Club in Grand Prairie; the Community Enrichment Center in North Richland Hills; the Tarrant Area Food Bank in Fort Worth; and Dallas-based Parker LIFE, where interns from the Parker University Chiropractic Wellness Clinics provided chiropractic adjustments to homeless men and women in the community.

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Chiropractic "Did You Know"
Thursday, October 09, 2014 05:25 PM

The American Chiropractic Association has released some Key Facts about the Chiropractic Profession.  The choice is simple, did you know:

  • There are 77,000 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) in the United States who are required to pass a series of four national board exams and be state licensed.
  • There are approximately 10,000 chiropractic students in 18 nationally accredited, chiropractic doctoral graduate education programs across the United States with 2,500 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) entering the workforce every year.
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Athletic TIPS program
Sunday, October 05, 2014 09:17 PM

The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the value of chiropractic care, is pleased to share the progress of its latest program, Athletic TIPS™ (Toward Injury Prevention in Sports). Positive advancements have occurred in areas including training seminars and community workshops, partnership development, and online presence.

“We have carefully strategized the program’s path to success, and with each day, we continue to move forward on that journey,” Kent S. Greenawalt, chairman of F4CP, said. “It is essential that Athletic TIPS enters the marketplace in a position to succeed. With proper execution, this program has the potential to provide the chiropractic profession with the unique opportunity to better serve society.”

Athletic TIPS is a national, not-for-profit organization that drives expanded awareness and education around the role of multi-disciplinary care in the recognition, management, and prevention of sports-related injuries. This year, the program has achieved the following:

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Social Media Posts for National Chiropractic Health Month
Thursday, October 02, 2014 03:21 PM

The American Chiropractic Association has offered someTwitter and Facebook Posts that you may use to spread the word about National Chiropractic Health Month.

Post these sample social media messages this October--or create your own! Link people back to your clinic’s website or the official NCHM public site, www.chirohealthy.com. You can also promote NCHM by using the NCHM social media profile logo as your profile picture for the month of October and posting the “Why Choose Conservative Care First?” video, both of which you’ll find at www.acatoday.org/NCHM.

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Patient's Willing to Pay for Emails?
Written by Editor   
Thursday, October 02, 2014 02:24 PM

Recent studies indicate that while a low percentage of physicians use e-mail to communicate with patients, the majority of patients would prefer their doctor communicate via e-mail -- and would even be willing to pay for it.  Less than 30% of physicians say they use e-mail to communicate with patients, but a June 2014, study suggested 93% of patients would prefer a doctor who uses e-mail, and 25% of those would be willing to pay a $25 fee if they could get directly in touch with their doctor.

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