Functional Neurology – Review of Theories & Evidence

Study Title: Unravelling functional neurology: a scoping review of theories and clinical applications in a context of chiropractic manual therapy Authors: Meyer A-L, Meyer A, Etherington S & Lebeouf-Yde C Publication Information: Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2017; 25: 19. (open access to full text: HERE) Comment from Dr. Shawn Thistle: Functional Neurology has become a recent chiropractic “flavor of the …

Dr. Shawn Thistle

DC, Founder and CEO of RRS Education

Updates on Pre-Payment Audits, CPT codes and ICD-10 codes

New CPT Codes The AMA CPT code committee will be reviewing the possibility of adding many new procedure codes. Three of them can part of a chiropractic practice in many states. Dry needling, trigger point acupuncture and low level laser therapy. Stay tuned. New ICD-10 Codes New ICD-10 codes become effective on October 1, 2018. Many codes were added, some …

Dr Marty Kotlar Chiropractor Target Coding

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

It’s time to start thinking about Section 179 and ADA tax credits

Want to learn more about write-offs for qualifying equipment? Section 179 Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE from your …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

Doctor of Chiropractic, MeyerDC Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Recorded Webinar: From Elite Athletes to the Everyday Patient: Treatment and Manual Therapy Tips from World Surf League Medical Director Dr. Tim Brown

From Elite Athletes to the Everyday Patient/Client Treatment and Training Tips from World Surf League Medical Director Dr. Tim Brown When: Thursday, September 20, 2:00 pm ET DESCRIPTION: Original Medical Director of the Pro Beach Volleyball Tour (AVP) and the current Co-Medical Director of the Pro Surf Tour (ASP/WSL) Dr. Tim Brown will discuss tips, tools and what he’s learned …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

Co-Medical Director for the World Surf League (formerly the ASP)

Recorded Webinar: Learn about the Heath Benefits of Coffee for You and Your Patients

Stay up to date on the latest health and wellness topics with the new DC Aligned webinar series. From innovative treatment techniques to business best practices, the DC Aligned webinar series will provide FREE continuing education from some of Healthcare’s most respected thought leaders and researchers. Date: Thursday, September 6 at 2pm EST Cost: FREE Title: Learn about the Heath Benefits …

Circadian Rhythms and Your Immune System- Part 1

Circadian Rhythms and Your Immune System Why is there an increased risk of colon cancer the farther we live from the equator? (Bostick 2015, Dimitrov and White 2016) What is the connection between chronic insomnia and joint disease? Without ignoring environment (stress, diet, air quality) to account for chronic degenerative diseases, we often overlook the body’s daily rhythm of “break-clean-repair,” …

Live it – From Adjusting Techniques to Taking your own Advice

More and more teams are using chiropractic to help their athletes return to play. See the recent article below. Tough to find someone other than a chiropractor who specializes in reducing a subluxated ribhead or “pain under his ribs”…it’s our jam! And there are obviously many ways to approach the adjustment. But I’ve found after almost 30 years working with …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

Co-Medical Director for the World Surf League (formerly the ASP)

The ACA Moving in a Whole New Direction

We’re moving in a whole new direction. We took a hard look at the often unhealthy ways we’ve related to each other and to the larger world of health care. Then we realized it was time to change our way of thinking, working and getting along. Starting today, ACA is moving in a healthier direction. We will accept the most …

American Chiropractic Association Partnership with MeyerDC

American Chiropractic Association

The largest professional association in the U.S. representing doctors of chiropractic.

Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain

Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain Robert Topp, Kara Solem, Jena Etnoyer-Slaski, and Barton Bishop Journal of Performance Health Research Volume 1, Issue 2. Pages 40–47DOI: 10.25036/jphr.2017.1.2.topp.2 © 2017 Performance Health www.performancehealthresearch.com OBSERVATIONAL COHORT Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine whether patients with …

A short review to help clinicians determine the best way to address pain

Types of Pain When patients complain about pain, they usually do not make much distinction between types of pain. In fact, patients often struggle to describe their pain in clinically meaningful ways. Clinicians can help patients with prompting and specific questions to help determine the type of pain the patient is experiencing and how best to treat it. Acute versus …