October is National Chiropractic Health Month

Everyone wants to be strong and healthy. Our musculoskeletal (MSK) system – our muscles, bones and joints – plays an important role in helping us get strong and stay strong at all stages of life. It’s what makes it possible for us to stand. It’s what enables us to move. It’s what powers us to do the things that matter …

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American Chiropractic Association

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

3 Coding Tips To Get Paid Better & Faster

1) IT’S OKAY TO BILL 98942 CPT code 98942 is a 5-region spinal adjustment. The five regions include cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum and pelvis. It’s not that common, however I’m sure you have had patients enter your office and say “everything hurts.” This patient has symptoms in all five regions. If your exam, diagnosis and documentation are sufficient, then go …

Dr Marty Kotlar Chiropractor Target Coding

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

Sequential Pulse Compression’s Effect on Hemoglobin Concentration

Below is an interesting study regarding the potential benefits of products providing Sequential Pulse Compression – such as the NormaTec PULSE 2.0 system – and their effects on the lower extremities when utilized as a recovery tool. Kelly A. Brock, Lindsey E. Eberman, Richard H. Laird IV, David J. Elmer and Kenneth E. Games Context: Several interventions are available to reduce …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Movement Assisted Taping Integration Course

November 15–17, 2019 San Diego, California The 3-day DNS Taping Integration Course is designed to introduce the concepts and principles of DNS as well as integrate taping/bracing strategies to facilitate and enhance assessment, treatment, training, and movement of the athlete. Come and join us for this unique and innovative course designed to focus on application and interaction in order to …

Steven Capobianco

Dr. Steven Capobianco

Medical Director for RockTape

2019 Chiropractic Summit Meeting Recap

  The Chiropractic Summit was created in September 2007 in recognition of the profession’s desire for unity. The first Summit meeting, held in Washington, D.C., was comprised of 13 organizations. The Summit has some 40 members representing leadership from education, research, regulatory bodies, political action, practice management, chiropractic media and national associations. This year the Chiropractic Summit included members from …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

The Power of the Rapid Release

“The Rapid Release is different from other devices because its frequency and amplitude will penetrate the entire depth of the muscle. That is by far the biggest benefit…” Please enjoy our interview with Rapid Release’s Practitioner of the Month, Dr. Peter Cichonski from Performance Chiropractic RRT: First off, thank you for taking the time to be interviewed. We really appreciate …

Iontophoresis for Pain Management

Iontophoresis, in conjunction with other conservative therapies and interventions, has been shown to effectively manage painful symptoms associated with superficial tissue structures in a wide variety of patients. This illustration depicts a patient who has had a recent total knee arthroplasty and suffers from medial knee pain being treated with the newer, self-contained, take-home form of iontophoresis. The negative pole …

Dr. Marovino

Dr. Tiziano Marovino

DPT, MPH, DAIPM

The Terpene Menthol, the TRPM8 Receptor and Pain

Why the Terpene Menthol works on the TRPM8 Receptor to help reduce pain Menthol might be the most medically researched, commonly known plant terpene to date. Most of the studies conducted are based on improving human health. Thanks to positive results in that area, menthol appears in many over-the-counter products, in addition to being used in topical analgesics and essential …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

FCA Recap- 2019 FCA Recap: Chiropractic at the 2020 Olympics

The National by the Florida Chiropractic Association, held every year in August at the Hyatt Regency Convention Center in Orlando, truly provides one of the best opportunities to learn about new concepts in the world of Healthcare and keep up-to-date with the latest research and industry information. If you weren’t able to attend this year, here are just a few …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Should You Be Using Iontophoresis with Your Patients?

“Iontophoresis is an electromedical method of delivering chemicals through the skin to a specific anatomical site. This electrochemical treatment avoids the potential adverse effects of medicating a local problem systemically while allowing for a much more concentrated drug dosage to the pathological site.”         -Daniel L. Kirsch, PhD Iontophoresisor EMDA (electromotive drug administration) is the process of transdermal drug delivery by …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast