Consider all 30 muscle groups when training the core

Often times we hear “core” used interchangeably with “abs”. Although the abdominals are a large contributor to the core, there are many more muscles that compose the core— nearly 30 depending how you define the core. Think of the core as a cylinder of muscles around your spine. All these muscles have a role to protect, stabilize, or move your …

Bryce Taylor

PT, S&C Coach, SFMA

The 5 Most Dangerous Compliance Traps & How to Avoid Them

As a medical compliance specialist, I’m often asked, with all the rules and regulations that we face in health care, what should I worry about the most. My advice is to concentrate on these five compliance traps and how violation of them might occur in your office, then put policies and procedures in place to minimize or eliminate the likelihood …

Breathing Techniques to Access Your Performance Potential

Accessing your 100 percent performance potential requires you to have a good breathing practice. We typically only become conscious of our breathing when we are breathing hard or can’t breathe at all. But adding in a breath practice before, during and after competition and training can help performance and recovery. It can also make you a healthier, more conscious athlete, …

Brian Mackenzie

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

ACA and APTA Collaborate on Dry Needling Code

Here’s a recent update from the ACA on the current status of a CPT code for Dry Needling. ACA and APTA Collaborate on Dry Needling Code Following a successful nine-year collaboration between the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a new CPT® code for dry needling will likely be available to providers sometime in late …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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

Top 2019 Chiropractic Trends for Your Clinic

As healthcare professionals and trusted wellness advisors, we’re always looking for innovative solutions to improve outcomes with patients to help them reach their goals whether it be: Reducing pain, Improving function, Addressing a chronic condition or disease, Rehabbing from an injury or surgery, Prepping for a performance or competition, or Simply improving quality of life. The products and concepts below …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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

Treatments for Low Back Pain—Time for a Change

Insurer Coverage of Nonpharmacological Treatments for Low Back Pain—Time for a Change Christine M. Goertz, DC, PhD; Steven Z. George, PT, PhD JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(6):e183037. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.3037 Low back pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek medical care and is highly correlated with opioid use.1Both factors have contributed to a major public health crisis resulting from opioid overuse and …

Dr. Christine Goertz

Dr. Christine Goertz

D.C., Ph.D., COO Spine IQ

Is Your Team Designed to Get the “Right” Results?

If we think about it, there is undoubtedly a cause and effect relationship to the results we get as a company or team. For example, if our company experiences high turnover, what do we need to change? You might be tempted to think that the people hired weren’t the right fit or that it’s just what happens in today’s society. …

David S. Myers

Dr. David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

Cutting-Edge Rehab and Recovery System Backed by Research

Cutting-Edge Rehab and Recovery System Backed by Research NORMATEC PULSE PRO 2.0 The Ultimate Rehab and Recovery Experience The NormaTec PULSE PRO 2.0 is today’s most advanced athlete recovery system. It brings you cutting-edge connectivity and powerful results in a compact, modern design that travels well and is built to last. The PULSE PRO 2.0 is used for both rehab …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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

Understanding the benefits of Photobiomodulation (PBM) or Laser Therapy, Part 1

There is often confusion in the medical field when clinicians research the topic of laser. At the center of the confusion is power and its relationship to lasers’ effect on tissue, which is referred to as photobiomodulation (PBM). To understand the role of power, there needs to be an understanding of its relationship to laser dosing, penetration, and how higher power lasers …

Mark Callanen

Dr. Mark Callanen

PT, DPT, OCS

Study Offers an Integrative Care Pathway That Includes Chiropractic

Chiropractic Integrated Care Pathway for Low Back Pain in Veterans: Results of a Delphi Consensus Process Anthony J. Lisi, DC; Stacie A. Salsbury, PhD, RN; Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD; Robert D. Vining, DC Robert B. Wallace, MD, MSc; Richard Branson, DC; Cynthia R. Long, PhD; Lucille Burgo-Black, MD, FACP; and Christine M. Goertz, DC, PhDb Journal of Manipulative and Physiological …

Dr. Christine Goertz

Dr. Christine Goertz

D.C., Ph.D., COO Spine IQ