By: Kent S. Greenawalt None of us can deny the tremendous effects the Internet has had on the ways we communicate. According to The Strategis Group (www.strategis.com), there are approximately 100 million American adults using the Internet and this number continues to increase. With this many people taking advantage of this global communications system, it
Using the Internet to Increase (and Decrease) Your Practice By: Donald M. Petersen, Jr. The Web Promises New Opportunities, but for Whom? By now, you have read, heard, and been approached by a small army of advertisements and sales people promising you wealth and prosperity through the magic of the Internet. While many of these
By: Mark N. Charrette, DC Stress fractures are a common cause of foot pain, especially in the active population.1 Patients will report a dull, aching pain sensation in the foot that is often poorly localized (Fig. 1). The nagging pain increases during weightbearing and gait, and often remains for a while after use. It commonly subsides
By: Tim Maggs, DC Many Chiropractors would love to become more involved with both industry and sports teams in their area. These same Chiropractors know they could provide tremendous benefits if given the opportunity. The problem arises when they attempt to become involved, as politics and mis-education usually barricades the entry. The Medical Model Chiropractors
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.
By: Wayne Henry Zemelka, DC Needless to say, the pelvis is one of the main areas that we need to be cognizant about. Throughout you will find references made by Drs. Barge, Gonstead, Logan, and others concerning the proper alignment of the pelvic girdle to restore or hold the integrity of the spinal column (Fig.
Harlan Pyes, MS – July 2013 Radial Shockwave (Pulse) Therapy: New Leading Edge in Soft Tissue Therapy
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Dr. Ungar – November 2012 Improving Foot Orthotic Clinical Outcomes with Laser Therapy
Dr. Pyes – May 2011 Laser Therapy: Clearing Up the Confusion
Watch the Video Here This waiting room video serves as an excellent patient education tool that will demonstrate the benefits and uses of orthotics in an easy-to-understand video.
Before you read… Watch Our Video on the Q-Angle by Tim Maggs, DC. ___ This paper targets one specific knee condition (patellofemoral pain syndrome), offers a possible indicator for predicting patients at risk (Q-angle measurement) and suggests adjunctive treatment options (rehab exercises and flexible custom orthotics). Knee pain, in its most generalized definition, is experienced
By: John Zhang, Ph.D., M.D. Chiropractic Adjustments Plus Orthotics Reduced Symptoms for Workers Standing Six Hours Daily Download PDF Now
By: Terry R. Yochum, D.C., DACBR, and Michael S. Barry, D.C., DACBR Bone Marrow Edema Caused by Altered Pedal Biomechanics Download PDF Now
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
By: Mark Charrette, DC Watch the Video Here
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By: Jeffrey D. Olsen, DC Have you ever tried to improve your financial health by cutting expenses? There is only so far you can go! It is easier to increase revenue to your top line by adding products and services that don’t require additional hours or employees. Active and Passive Incomes There are two types
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
By: Kathy Mills Chang “You can change the behavior in an entire organization, provided you treat training as a process rather than an event.” —Warren G. Bennis “Practice is the best of all instructors.” —Publilius Syrus The excitement of hiring a new employee brings the responsibility of training. One of the best ways to assure