Low Back Pain Improves with A-S-R

By: William M. Austin, DC, CCSP, CCRD During standing, walking, and running the lumbar spine and pelvis balance on the lower extremities. As shown in Fig. 1, leg or foot asymmetries send abnormal forces along the closed Kinetic/Kinematic Chain, interfering with spinal function.1 And interfering with spinal function can result in a number of bodily malfunctions. 

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A-S-R: An Effective Program for Long-Term Patient Wellness

Foot Levelers’ A-S-R program is more than just a catch phrase; it is a system of total body care for your patients. You determine the appropriate adjustments for your patients’ conditions, and Foot Levelers provides you with the tools you need to improve their overall health and well-being. A-S-R stands for “Adjust – Support – 

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Making Documentation Simple Yet Effective

By: Gerald T. Lalla, DC and Diane Lalla, CW, CA Plan Your Work—Work Your Plan Regardless of the type of practice you pursue, every practitioner should be well aware of the need for proper documentation of all aspects of patient care. Not only do regulatory licensing boards and agencies require proper record keeping, but other 

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Keeping Patients on Track

By: Kathy Mills Chang As I’m so fond of saying, a Chiropractic Assistant (CA) is by far a doctor’s most valuable asset. Besides the ongoing support the CA gives on a daily basis, perhaps even more important is the role that he or she plays in reinforcing the doctor’s instructions to the patient. Although there 

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5 Tips for “Shaping Up” a Sports-Focused Practice

By: Kathy Mills Chang As more Chiropractors begin specializing in specific areas of practice, such as focusing on sports Chiropractic, new challenges arise for practice team members. While these are exciting challenges, they do push us to understand new areas of focus, increase our need for additional knowledge in the area, and encourage our ongoing 

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Chiropractic Craniopathy and Sacro Occipital Technic

By: Kurt Larsen, DC, FICS Do you have patients with signs and symptoms resistant to your care? Would you like to enhance your abilities to provide exceptional service to your patients? How much of the nervous system do you influence? Utilization and incorporation of Cranial and Sacro Occipital Technic (SOT) methods will expand your effectiveness 

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Chiropractic Assistants Make All the Difference

By: Kathy Mills Chang A Chiropractic assistant (CA) is by far a doctor’s most valuable asset. Besides the ongoing support the CA gives on a daily basis, perhaps even more important is the role that he or she plays in reinforcing the doctor’s instructions to the patient. Although there are many ways a CA gives 

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Plantar Fasciitis, the King of Foot Pain

Download PDF Plantar Fasciitis and His Nasty Apprentice, the Heel Spur Also known as “heel pain syndrome,” plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, resulting from a gradual degeneration of the plantar fascia or sudden trauma to the area. Patients may describe the sensation as a sharp stab or deep ache in 

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Beware the Bunions… And Morton’s Neuroma!

Download PDF Now By: Dr. Tim Kelly Bunions: Conservative Therapy for a Common Problem Bunions, characterized by a bony bump by the base of the big toe or first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ), or fifth metatarsophalangeal joint, are an extremely common foot deformity, especially among women.1 As many as 50% of women have bunions, compared to 

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