The Appendix may be more important than we thought

To be or not to be? When it comes to the appendix, that seems to be the question. The appendix has been called a vestigial organ, but that interpretation may be changing. We were taught in school that the appendix seemed to have no apparent purpose and should absolutely be removed if inflamed. This still seems to be the general …

Dr. John Pecora

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

Support the SCUHS Life Run

The first annual SCU Life Run will be held on Saturday, May 18th 8:00 am – 11:30 am on the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) campus in Whittier, California. The SCU Life Run was created to support students at SCU attending the AIDS LifeCycle ride (ALC) as volunteers. SCU sends selected students to treat riders and fellow volunteers (“roadies”) with chiropractic and acupuncture care …

Michael Martinez

SCUHS Chiropractic Student

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

Scholarship program supports Olympians’ chiropractic career dreams

How amazing is it that Olympic athletes who have received chiropractic care want to be on the delivery side of the equation? Well, 10 chiropractic colleges/universities are making that dream come true. Through a program founded by Dr. Tom Hyde, and supported by the Federation of International Chiropractic du Sport, Olympians now have the opportunity to apply for and be …

Dr Jay Greenstein Chiropractor DC

Dr. Jay Greenstein

Doctor of Chiropractic, CEO, Sport and Spine Rehab & Founder and President of the Sport and Spine Rehab Clinical Research Foundation.

F4CP sponsored Month of September is now “Drug Free Pain Management Awareness Month”

Hello All! I just returned from Miami, where I spoke at FCA-Doral, and I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who attended my talks and stopped by the MeyerDC booth to say hi. I also wanted to share some news… On a recent GR Committee call, Gary Cuneo discussed all of the fantastic things F4CP is doing for …

Dr Jay Greenstein Chiropractor DC

Dr. Jay Greenstein

Doctor of Chiropractic, CEO, Sport and Spine Rehab & Founder and President of the Sport and Spine Rehab Clinical Research Foundation.

Republican HealthCare Bill

Statement on House Passage of Republican Health Care Bill

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) acknowledges the difficulties associated with implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), passed in 2010. Many exchanges are down to only one plan available to consumers and premiums have skyrocketed since the law has been in effect. “The bill passed May 5th by the House of Representatives needs further work to truly …

American Chiropractic Association Partnership with MeyerDC

American Chiropractic Association

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