The Benefits of SMR and Research Behind Rolling – Part 1: Quad and Knee-Joint ROM and NMR Efficiency During a Lunge

In a 4-part series, we’ll share some helpful studies that touch on the quantifiable benefits of SMR (Self Myofascial Release) and foam rolling. In the 1st study by Bradbury-Squires et al, they found that knee joint ROM increased 10% for the 20-second condition and 16% for the 60-second condition compared with a control condition. Roller-Massager Application to the Quadriceps and …

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

The Mechanics of Injury for Lumbar Disk Herniations and Extrusions

In the February issue of The American Chiropractor, William Morgan, DC conducted a conversation with the preeminent lumbar spine researcher, Stuart McGill, Ph.D. This is one of five video segments from that interview. You can find Stuart McGill, Ph.D.’s website at https://www.backfitpro.com/. Don’t miss Stuart McGill Ph.D. Stuart McGill was a Professor of Spine Biomechanics at the University of Waterloo …

Part 4 of How To Build A Multimillion Dollar Practice- Lock in Results

In Part 3  of this series on . . . How To Systematically Build A Multimillion Dollar Practice That Is Highly Sellable . . . Working Way Less . . .we discussed how to Create Patients for Life. In Success Key Part 4, we’ll discuss how to Lock in Results.  I have referenced having “systems” in place several times in this …

Scott Hallman Business Speaker and Entreprenuer

Scott Hallman

Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Speaker, Marketing Strategist

Should you load a painful tendon? The answer might surprise you.

Listen to the insightful lecture below by Professor Jill Cook* to learn more about how you should address painful Achilles and patellar tendinopathies. Professor Jill Cook, physiotherapist, PhD, is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe University School of Allied Health in Australia. Her research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury. Since completing her PhD in 2000, …

Dr. Leo Kormanik

D.C., M.S., CCSP

Audits, Modifiers and Clinical Guideline Reviews

Horizon BC/BS Horizon BC/BS continues to audit many providers (mostly in New Jersey) when billing certain CPT codes with specific modifiers such as 25 and 59. Modifier 25: A significant, separately identifiable E/M service. It may be necessary to indicate that on the day a procedure identified by a CPT code was performed, the patient’s condition required a significant, separately …

Dr Marty Kotlar Chiropractor Target Coding

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

What do Fran Drescher, Robert F. Kennedy, James Chestnut and Josh Axe have in common?

They’ll at be at Cal Jam 2019! California Jam 2019 Schedule 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 your Account Manager is, please call 800.472.4221 to find out.

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.

Why are strength gains stability-specific? Part 1

Many strength coaches recommend against training on unstable surfaces when using free weights for improving sports performance. Leaving aside safety issues, the main reason given is that lighter weights are used in less stable conditions. And this makes sense, because lighter weights lead to smaller strength gains. Many coaches also recommend against using multi-joint machines like the leg press, when preparing athletes for sport. The reason given for this is that the …

Christopher Beardsley Strength and Conditioning Research

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

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MeyerDC and DC Aligned are dedicated to working hard to provide impactful news, research and information to help YOU help your patients and grow your business. We’ve partnered with innovative thought leaders like:   Dr. Tim Brown Co-Medical Director for the World Surf League (formerly the ASP)       Dr. Marty Kotlar DC, CPCO, CBCS       Dr. …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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