Texas Chiropractic eSource
Call for Nominations for P. A. Willmon Memorial Award
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019 12:00 AM

The P. A. Willmon Memorial Award is an award presented by the Texas Chiropractic Association to recognize a recipient from, or serving the people of a rural area. 

If you are aware of a TCA member who is from a rural area of fewer than 100,000 or who has served the TCA and/or chiropractic patients within a rural area, please forward a nomination and your reasons for consideration to the TCA office at 1122 Colorado, suite 307, Austin, TX 78701.

Deadlines for nomination are January 17th, 2020.

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Does maintained spinal manipulation therapy for chronic nonspecific low back pain result in better long-term outcome?
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Tuesday, February 05, 2019 01:15 PM

A prospective single blinded placebo controlled study was performed to assess the effectiveness of spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) for the management of chronic nonspecific low back pain (LBP) and to determine the effectiveness of maintenance SMT in long-term reduction of pain and disability levels associated with chronic low back conditions after an initial phase of treatments.  It concluded that SMT is effective for the treatment of chronic nonspecific LBP. To obtain long-term benefit, this study suggests maintenance SM after the initial intensive manipulative therapy.

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Nominate a Colleague for an Award
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Tuesday, January 01, 2019 12:00 AM
The deadline for nominations for the Keeler Plaque and the Young Chiropractor of the year is rapidly approaching.

Make your nomination by May 17!

To nominate, just legibly write or type your nomination and mail it to the Texas Chiropractic Association at 1122 Colorado, Suite 307, Austin TX 78701.  Make sure to put “Keeler” or “Young Chiro” on the envelope and it will be distributed to the appropriate committee unopened

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ACA's NCLC Becomes "ACA Engage"
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Friday, December 14, 2018 12:12 PM

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has announced plans to rename its annual meeting “ACA Engage” beginning in 2020. The new name is part of the association’s ongoing efforts to position members for success by bringing them cutting-edge education, networking and leadership-development opportunities, and the chance to lobby Congress on behalf of their patients and the profession. 

The National Chiropractic Leadership Conference (NCLC) has long been known for bringing together industry leaders from all over the country to meet with members of Congress on Capitol Hill, and engaging legislators will always be a priority. Over the past several years, however, the program has expanded considerably to include a wide variety of education offerings (with CE credit available), speeches from respected thought leaders and panel discussions that delve into some of the profession’s most compelling and important topics. The new name better reflects the expanded focus of the conference.

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