Chiropractic
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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Spine Care as a Framework for the Chiropractic Identity
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Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:00 AM

News Bite: Society confers cultural authority and identities onto professions, not the other way around.   This is especially true of health care professions; which patients associate certain types of health care clinicians with certain types of conditions.  Spine care is thus the common denominator and theme throughout all aspects of chiropractic practice, legislation, and education globally.

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The Tipping Point
Monday, December 05, 2016 12:00 AM

By: Dr Charles Ward

When you wake up each morning you are standing at the tipping point of your day.  One way tips you into a wonderful day filled with good things, and the other tips you into a day filled with problems.  You are the one who determines what your day will be –by the way that you feel.  Whatever you’re feeling is what you’re giving, and with certainty, that is exactly what you will receive back in your day, surrounding you wherever you go.

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