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Nominate a Colleague for an Award
Written by Editor   
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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Dec. 2018 TBCE Report
Written by Editor   
Monday, December 31, 2018 05:41 PM

In their December 2018 Newsletter the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners reports that there are 5,837 active DC licenses.  There are 49 CE-conditional licenses and 261 expired licenses.  702 licenses are inactive status, and 19 have a probated or suspended license.

Disciplinary actions reported in this newsletter included:

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NBCE: New District IV Director
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Monday, December 31, 2018 05:37 PM

The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners recently announced the election of Dr. Cynthia L. Tays of Austin, Texas, as District IV Director. District IV includes the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.

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Study Shows Opioids Offer Little Chronic Pain Benefit
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Thursday, December 27, 2018 06:21 PM

Is the use of opioids to treat chronic noncancer pain associated with greater benefits or harms compared with placebo and alternative analgesics?  A new analysis again demonstrates opioids may provide benefit for chronic noncancer pain, but the magnitude is likely to be small.

Pain creates a quality of life issue that opioids have utterly failed to address. Where should patients turn instead to treat and manage chronic pain conditions? Research released recently stated that patients undergoing chiropractic maintenance care had less back pain days than those not receiving chiropractic maintenance care. 

The “Triple Aim” in modern healthcare requires patient satisfaction, low costs and effective treatment. Chiropractic care has high marks in all these areas, yet physicians and private insurers continue to opt for low value, ineffective care – like opioids –  that carry devastating consequences for patients and their families.

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TCA Announces Continued Relationship with Tax Favored Benefits, Official Retirement Plan Provider of TCA
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Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:32 AM

The Texas Chiropractic Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with Tax Favored Benefits (TFB), the official retirement plan provider of TCA.

TCA encourages the chiropractic community to consider TFB for their personal and business’ retirement planning needs. TFB helps clients by designing strategies to efficiently implement financial planning goals. TCA entrusts their retirement and financial planning to the expertise of TFB.

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