Updates on Pre-Payment Audits, CPT codes and ICD-10 codes

New CPT Codes The AMA CPT code committee will be reviewing the possibility of adding many new procedure codes. Three of them can part of a chiropractic practice in many states. Dry needling, trigger point acupuncture and low level laser therapy. Stay tuned. New ICD-10 Codes New ICD-10 codes become effective on October 1, 2018. Many codes were added, some …

Dr Marty Kotlar Chiropractor Target Coding

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

A Smarter, More Powerful Way to Address Chronic Pain

As part of our mission to improve health through technology, we’re happy to introduce Quell 2.0, our latest breakthrough for the treatment of chronic pain. Taking our FDA cleared, 100% drug-free neurotechnology to a new level, Quell 2.0 is smarter, more powerful and 50% smaller than our first generation Quell. Since first launching Quell in 2015, over 170,000 people living with …

Tips for Tackling Dehydration

I recently returned from the FCA National in Orlando where, again, they put on one of the best conventions and educational opportunities ever for teaching and learning. I was involved with a sports track, teaching with some of the best of the best. While the other instructors had great hands-on topics, I was excited to present “Preventing Dehydration and Heat …

Dr Alan Sokoloff Chiropractor Baltimore Ravens

Dr. Alan Sokoloff

Doctor of Chiropractic, DACBSP, Diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, team chiropractor for the Baltimore Ravens, POWERplay in Sports executive board member.

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR- Part 6

Over the last couple posts we’ve been discussing kinesiophobia (fear of movement) and how – if high levels of this are present on return to play – athletes are at greater risk for re-injury. We also discussed some movement patterns that we see in our athletes that are also highly associated with kinesiophobia. Specifically, those with a lateral shift and increased frontal …

Dr Trent Nessler PT

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

FDA Approved, At-Home, Finger-Stick Blood Test for Chiropractors to Track Inflammation, Part 2

In Part 1 of this two-part discussion we talked about the chronic inflammation epidemic, as well as testing and treatment options. Here in Part 2, we’ll continue the conversation by discussing: How do I use the lab results to improve patient outcomes? 6 Steps to implementation Research supporting testing for Omega-3 Deficiency and Chronic Inflammation Additional benefits in offering Chronic …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

It’s time to start thinking about Section 179 and ADA tax credits

Want to learn more about write-offs for qualifying equipment? Section 179 Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE from your …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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

FMT Files Episode One- Rock Pods

  RockTape FMT Files Episode One- Rock Pods In this episode of the FMT (Functional Movement Techniques) files we’re keeping up with the Joneses and talking all things new. You asked for cupping so our team here at RockTape gave you cupping. You asked for flossing, so we gave you flossing. But what the heck are they and how do …

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 5

Last post we discussed the correlation of kinesiophobia (fear of movement) to shift of weight over to the non-involved limb. Noehren et al Am J Sports Med 2018 highlighted this in a recent study that showed how athletes unload the involved limb during bilateral jumping tasks. As stated in our previous blog post, we discussed how we see a similar pattern …

Dr Trent Nessler PT

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

How to become the #1 Chiropractor in your area on Google

Google search has over 1 billion users – including people in your community who are searching for a chiropractor to help them. Getting your practice to appear near the top of the results list when people are searching is crucial. The key to this is something called Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and it’s how you market your chiropractic practice online …

A New Organ? Really?

When you look at the image below, what do you see? The lines representing the collagen architecture or the fluid-filled compartments in between? According to the Fascia Research Congress website: “The fascial system consists of the three-dimensional continuum of soft collagen, containing loose and dense fibrous connective tissues that permeate the body…” Their eyes are clearly looking at the collagen …

Dr. Jason Amstutz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CCSP*, RTP, CSCS