Multimodal Therapy for Multimechanistic Pain

To a patient, pain is pain. But to clinicians, it is important to understand the underlying pain mechanisms in order to find the appropriate modalities for pain control.1 Pain can be divided into two broad categories: physiological (nociception, inflammation) and pathological (neuropathic). Nociceptive pain occurs when there is an injury at the periphery (for example, hitting your thumb with a …

It’s Always About The Patient First

I just read a great article (link and words below) by a brilliant friend, Dr. Mike Reinold, about some of the life changing lessons he learned while having the honor to work under perhaps the most famous orthopedic surgeon alive, Dr. James Andrews. If you don’t know who Dr. Andrews is, he serves as Medical Director and Orthopaedic Surgeon for …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

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

Is there one thing we should all be able to agree on as a profession?

In my humble view, the answer to the above question is yes…and if there’s one thing we should all be able to agree on as Chiropractors, I’d say it’s alignment. Alignment can mean many things. When we say alignment, we can be referring to our collective voice as a group or aligning as professionals to address a world that’s in …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

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

Pain Specialists Awareness of Topical Analgesics and Their Use in Pain Control

Joseph V. Pergolizzi1,2*, Robert B. Raffa3, Robert Taylor4, Charles Fleischer4, Gianpietro Zampogna4, Lynn Nopper5, Frank DiLorenzo5, Clay M. Duval4, Alana N. Edun4, Jasmine Salamara5 1Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA 2Department of Pharmacology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA 3Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA, USA 4NEMA …

Dr. Kelly Starrett talks Pain Gate Theory and Trigger Points

Why do you shake your hand after accidentally hitting your thumb with a hammer? It helps lessen the pain, right? The reason it works is known as Pain Gate Theory. The theory asserts that creating movement in an affected area can lessen the pain messages the brain receives. In the video below, Dr. Kelly Starrett discusses how Pain Gate Theory …

A Practical Guide to Hacking Compassion in the Workplace, Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed compassion in the workplace. Here in Part 2, we’ll explore the 9 Pillars Of Workplace Compassion. Self Compassion Compassion that does not include the self is not compassion. We cannot give what we do not have. That is true of compassion as well. Self-compassion is simply our ability to be kind to ourselves. Self-compassion is …

Dr. Immanual Joseph

Dr. Immanual Joseph

PhD., CPC, ELI-MP and Co-founder/Visionary Kulture Of Kindness

Mercola, Chestnut, Gentempo, Demoss – Cal Jam 2018 Recap

If you attended Cal Jam 2018 and stopped by the MeyerDC booth, thank you for saying hi and supporting this great event. Cal Jam has been around since 2007, when Dr. Bill DeMoss had a dream to fuse the Ted talk format in the context of health discussions with an ACDC rock concert! Dr. Bill was inspired by a massive …

Dr Billy D Dead Chiropractic Society

Dr. Bill Demoss

Doctor of Chiropractic and Founder of the Dead Chiropractic Society & the California Jam Chiropractor's yearly event.

Efficacy of IASTM for the Treatment of Musculotendinous Injuries

Graston Technique® therapy raises the bar again! Graston Technique® therapy is an evidence-based method of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) combined with exercise to improve musculoskeletal function. There are various levels of evidence that support its efficacy for a wide variety of conditions. In 2016, the first systematic review examining the efficacy of IASTM reported “some evidence supporting its ability …

Webinar Alert: Utilizing Directional Skin Drag to Solve Difficult Shoulder Cases

FREE Webinar Utilizing Directional Skin Drag to Solve Difficult Shoulder Cases  Featuring Mitch Hausschild, MA, ATC, CSCS The shoulder is the most complex joint in the body. Solving many cases of shoulder pain and dysfunction can prove challenging because of the delicate balance of stability, mobility and motor control that is needed to ensure proper function. In this webinar, we …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

2018 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium

Build your knowledge and gain competitive advantage with the latest cutting-edge updates on key professional topics! Learn from some of the best sports medicine professionals in the United States! 2018 Speakers & Bios Mary Ambach, M.D. Dr. Mary Ambach is a member of a team of internationally recognized experts in regenerative medicine and non-surgical orthopedics at the Orthohealing Center in …

Adam Mohr

Dr. Adam Mohr

DC, DACBSP