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 …

A Case for Cupping- Randomized Controlled Trial

Effectiveness of Cupping Therapy on Relieving Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain Below is a great RCT out of Hualien City, Taiwan, on the Effectiveness of Cupping. It was conducted in a nursing research laboratory at the Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology. Lee-Mei Chi, 1 , 2 Li-Mei Lin, 3 Chien-Lin Chen, 4 , 5 Shu-Fang Wang, 6 Hui-Ling …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Happy Birthday Chiropractic! From the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

Happy Birthday Chiropractic! From the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress  On September 18, 1895 (what is now known as “Chiropractic Founder’s Day”) the very first chiropractic adjustment was performed by Dr. D.D. Palmer on his patient, Harvey Lillard. This event sparked the beginning of an enduring healthcare profession that has since brought safe, effective and drug-free pain management and general health …

Sherry McAllister

Dr. Sherry McAllister

DC, M.S. (Ed) CCSP, Executive Vice President for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

5 principles that influenced the Soft Tissue Release and Taping Technique used on some of the world’s best Athletes

The 5 principles that influenced the Soft Tissue Release and Taping Technique used on some of the world’s best Athletes SPRT (Specific Proprioceptive Response Technique) was developed by Dr. Brown while working with Pro Beach Volleyball Tour (AVP) and Pro Surfing Tour (ASP/WSL) professionals to help dynamically heal, normalize and support injured, impaired, imbalanced and dysfunctional soft tissue structures. Since …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

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

Chiropractic Care Sparks Interest in the Detox and Recovery Space

Chiropractic Care Sparks Interest in the Detox and Recovery Space With 115 Americans dying each day from an opioid-related overdose, the time is NOW to raise heighted awareness about the benefits of safe, effective and drug-free care, including chiropractic, as a first-line approach to manage pain prior to utilization of prescription opioids. A few months back, the Foundation connected with …

Sherry McAllister

Dr. Sherry McAllister

DC, M.S. (Ed) CCSP, Executive Vice President for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 1

According to a 2012 study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, 20% of athletes who return to play following ACLR re-injure within the first 2 years. Further, Wiggins et al Am J Sport Med 2016 showed that one in four youths who tear their ACL will suffer another ACL injury at some point throughout their athletic career. With odds like this, …

Dr Trent Nessler PT

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

Shoulder Rehab Phase 4: Return to Activity or Sport

Phase 4: Return to Throwing Phase 4 of the rehabilitation program encompasses the progression and continuation of the ITP and is designed to systemically allow the athlete to progress to unrestricted throwing activities. It is important for the clinician to continuously monitor and assess the athlete’s mechanics and intensity of effort throughout the throwing program. Position players progress throughout the throwing …

Dr Kevin Wilk PT

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

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,” …

September is National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month

National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month Sponsored by the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month is a national observance and annual campaign geared toward raising public awareness of chiropractic care as the preferred first-line approach for safe, effective, drug-free management of low back, neck and neuro-musculoskeletal pain. The Foundation has developed a Marketing Roadmap to assist …

Sherry McAllister

Dr. Sherry McAllister

DC, M.S. (Ed) CCSP, Executive Vice President for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

The Pain-Mitigated Diet: What to Eat and What to Avoid to Better Manage Pain

Hippocrates advised his patients to let their food be their medicine. Increasingly, modern society is recognizing that there are “health foods” and “junk foods.” In discussing what pain patients should eat, clinicians should first recognize that there are two main strategies. First, there is general healthful eating. This is the sort of diet everyone should adhere to at least most …