Congress Passes Legislation Expanding Veteran Access to Nondrug Chiropractic Services

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) recently announced that Congress, with the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, has approved a plan to expand access to chiropractic’s nondrug approach to pain relief to veterans, many of whom suffer from back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions resulting from their service. Supported by several veterans groups and championed in Congress by …

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American Chiropractic Association

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

How do you turn Buy-In from your clients into action

NOTE: The following, used with permission of the author, is excerpted from the Conscious Coaching Field Guide by Brett Bartholomew. This field guide is a companion piece to Bartholomew’s book, Conscious Coaching: The Art & Science of Building Buy-In, which is mentioned at the bottom of this piece. “Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, …

Brett Bartholomew

Founder of The Bridge Human Performance

Maximize your time with patients and help them help you

As Chiropractors and healthcare professionals, one of the most important responsibilities we have, when working with patients on a regular basis, is to consistently get as much information and acquire as many puzzle pieces as possible – EVEN if we already think we know the answer to the complaint that brought them into the office or we’ve already mapped out …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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

Management of Patello-femoral pain

Patello-femoral pain is a multifactorial problem. There are many causes of patello-femoral pain which have been cited in the literature, including an increased Q angle, tight lateral structures, tight hamstrings and gastrocnemius muscles, tight anterior hip structures, pronated feet, patella alta/baja, vastus medialis oblique insufficiency, and poor activation of the gluteus medius posterior fibres. These factors cause a change in …

Jenny McConnell

Jenny McConnell

AM, FACP. B.App.Sc.(Phty), Grad.Dip.Man.Ther, M.Biomed.Eng.

Could the origin of all pain stem from Inflammation?

Whether we’re talking about acute or chronic pain, peripheral or central pain, nociceptive or neuropathic pain… whether the pain is sharp, dull, aching, burning, stabbing, numbing or tingling, there’s a theory proposed by the researchers below that all pain arises from inflammation and the inflammatory response within the body. Could this mean that a consistent effort to help our patients …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

The latest concepts in Pain, a Free Webinar presented by Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

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: Tuesday, May 29th at 2:30pm EST Cost: FREE Title: International Speaker and Pain …

Clinical evidence for Curcumin in turmeric to help reduce pain

Curcumin in turmeric: Basic and clinical evidence for a potential role in analgesia J. Eke-Okoro PharmD1 | R. B. Raffa PhD1,2 | J. V. Pergolizzi Jr MD3 | F. Breve PharmD4 | R. Taylor Jr. PhD3 | For the NEMA Research Group Summary What is known and objective: Current analgesic pharmacotherapy—opioids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), acetaminophen (paracetamol) and related drugs—is …

Help your athletes gain a step on their competition

Athletic Republic’s summer is focused on helping athletes gain a step on their competition. In addition to a training program that teaches the fundamentals of speed, AR centers have a collection of marketing resources they can utilize to promote summer training along with an agency to help them activate it. John Brenkus joins Athletic Republic One of those resources is …

Charlie Graves

CEO of Athletic Republic

Research shows a potentially effective Primary Prevention strategy against Alzheimer’s

Among the most unwelcome effects of aging is cognitive decline. There are few things scarier than dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia starts in old age or later middle age and is characterized by gradual memory loss, confusion, personality and mood changes, and impaired thinking and even physical function. Of people who develop dementia, 60 to 65% of them have Alzheimer’s …

Andrew Salisbury

CEO and Co-Founder of Purity Coffee

Changes in back pain, sleep quality, and perceived stress after introduction of new bedding systems

As trained professionals, we’re all aware of the essential restorative and regenerative powers of a good night’s rest. But do our patients understand the role sleep plays in stress, pain, focus and health? Our consistent goal as healthcare experts and educators is to take what our patients are doing on a daily basis (repetitively for years and years) and tweak …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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