Corporate Innovators Integrate Chiropractic Care into Healthcare Clinics

Chiropractic Yields Improved Outcomes, Costs, and Absenteeism and Increases Employee Retention The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress is proud to announce the launch of its brand-new corporate wellness white paper, “Corporate Innovators Integrate Chiropractic Care into Healthcare Clinics.” This paper validates the benefits of chiropractic care, which include improved outcomes, reduced costs and absenteeism, and increased employee retention for companies when …

Sherry McAllister

Dr. Sherry McAllister

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

New CPT Code for the Willow Curve Smart LLLT (Low Level Laser Therapy) Device

Once again, while we are not recommending any particular code and cannot directly advise you on billing issues, the AMA has recently issued the CPT code below for the Willow Curve device. For more info on products mentioned in this article or for info on current product specials, please contact your personal MeyerDC Account Manager. If you don’t know who …

Dr. Ronald S. Shapiro

MD, PHD, FACP, Medical Director for The Willow Curve

JAMA study concludes that healthy Omega-3 levels result in reduced cellular aging

You’re no doubt aware that Omega-3 fatty acids are critically important. (A recent JAMA study* reinforced this, concluding that individuals with healthy Omega-3 levels experienced a 65% slower cellular aging process.*) But do you know where the “Essential” in “Essential Fatty Acids” comes from? Much like essential amino acids, EFA’s cannot be made in the body, but they’re a requirement …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerDC

The Training Benefits of Nasal Breathing

It’s all in the nose. For all general purposes, we are intended to inhale and exhale through our noses. By design, our mighty noses, with hair, sinuses and mucus, are designed to filter the air we breathe. As we breathe, the nose is constantly exposed to inhaled debris and microbes (viruses, bacteria, and fungus). When we breathe through the nose, …

Brian Mackenzie

Founder & Creative Director at Power Speed Endurance, Co-Founder of SportsFuel, Co-Founder XPT Life

Don’t Miss the 2019 ACBSP Sports Sciences Symposium

Since 1980, the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™ (ACBSP™) has led the development of sports medicine certification and has managed a world-class credentialing process that ensures certified sports chiropractors meet competency standards to effectively work with and treat athletes and those engaged in athletic activities. In addition, the ACBSP™ offers continuing education and research seminars to facilitate the dissemination of …

Dr Andy Klein Chiropractor

Dr. Andy Klein

DC, BS Physical Education, MS Ed. Exercise Physiology, CSCS, Instructor at multiple chiropractic colleges.

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Course A with Osteopathy Integration

Instructors at the Prague School of Rehabilitation have put together a unique course introducing the concepts and principles of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), along with specific Osteopathic techniques to help address the facilitation of the deep stabilizing system of the spine. DNS Course A with Osteopathy Integration Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Prague School of Rehabilitation Basic Course A With a Special Osteopathy …

Dr Michael Rintala Chiropractor

Dr. Michael Rintala

Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS

Pain Therapy Options: A patient-based outcome review of pain management devices

PainTech – Pain Therapy Options A patient-based outcome review of pain management devices, including the Willow Curve January/February 2019- Practical Pain Management Journal Tiziano A. Marovino DPT, MPH, DAIPM Michael Majewski, BAA, CSCS   Chief Health Strategy and Innovation Officer Research Associate Biogenesis Group, LLC TLC Group Ypsilanti, MI Ypsilanti, MI This device review focuses on technologies that have emerged …

Dr. Marovino

Dr. Tiziano Marovino

DPT, MPH, DAIPM

How I Integrated the “Smart Laser” in My Practice

Chiropractic offices provide care to a wide spectrum of patients and conditions. Adjusting techniques and treatment modalities vary, ranging from manipulative treatment delivered with the hands to non-force adjustments utilizing instruments to basic rehabilitation exercise all the way to new and advanced technologies. As a practitioner in my 35th year of clinical practice, I have watched, learned, and tried many …

Why are strength gains stability-specific? Part 4

In Part 3 of this series, we touched on magnitude of external load affecting stability-specific strength gains. Here in Part 4, we’ll discuss if the need to balance causes stability-specific strength gains. Does the need to balance affect stability-specific strength gains? When using machines to perform an exercise, the balance challenge involved is smaller than when using free weights to perform a very similar exercise. Similarly, …

Christopher Beardsley Strength and Conditioning Research

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Looking for the Nuts and Bolts of LLLT

If you’ve considered offering Laser therapy for your patients and you’re looking for a good source of background information on photobiomodulation and LLLT (low level laser therapy), the article below from Chung et al is a great place to start.  Want the Nuts and Bolts of LLLT? Ann Biomed Eng. 2012 Feb; 40(2): 516–533 Published online 2011 Nov 2. doi: Hoon …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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