Issue: 20000401

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ICA AMERICAN CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION When liroprai leaded Robert Hoffman DC ICA President J. Michael Flynn, DC ACA Chairman of the Board ICA and ACA Leaders Give Us Their Answers Get to Know 2 New Leaders On Campus: Frank Nicchi, DC President-elect
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TAC-E-zine Sponsored by The American Chiropractor magazine The worldwide e-commerce magazine for chiropractic editorial, news, products, techniques and services — 22 years in chiropractic publishing with peer-reviewed editorial and subscriber-based
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ENZYMES
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YOU'VE READ HIS ARTICLES, NOW READ HIS BOOK! The Key to Health by Dr. Howard F. Loomis, Jr. Whether you use nutrition in your practice or not, revolutionize the way you and your patients look at food and how it affects health. This amazing book is w
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EDITOR'S MEMO
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In This Issue The focus of this issue is the multi-disciplinary practice-with an interesting twist. As Dr. James Cima points out in his article, beginning on Page 8, interdisciplinary does not have to mean MD/DC. In fact, it absolutely should not! D
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NUTRITION PURE AND SIMPLE
NUTRITION PURE AND SIMPLE
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BIOCHEMICAL BLOOD CHEMISTRY ANALYSIS WHEN ADDRESSING YOUR PATIENTS NUTRITIONAL NEEDS About the most sophisticated CHEMICAL analysis that is on the market today for our use is BLOOD CHEMISTRY ANALYSIS. The same routine blood test that all patients re
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Get to Know 2 New Leaders On Campus See Pages 46 and 4' Where is Chiropractic Headed? ICA and AC A Leaders Give Us Their Answers See Pages 26 and 27 DEPARTMENTS 2 Editor's Memo-By Jaclyn Busch 6 The Forum- Your letters, e-mails & faxes to TAC 10 Rea
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A. C. GRACE
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Did we mess up again? Looking for missing letters or text?
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Re: Volume 22, Issue 3 Dear TAC: I was reading the article with Dr. Cima on rehab and there seems to be some text missing. This issue does not appear to be on your website yet, so I would like for you to e-mail me a copy of the article if you can. T
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Life Student Chastises Dr. Cima for Increasing Patient Visit Average with Rehab
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Dear TAG: I am a chiropractic student at LIFE University, and I have to say that I become very disappointed and ashamed of our profession when I read articles such as Dr. James Cima's. First, let me state that I am an avid supporter of the need for
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Doctor Cima responds
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Dear Anonymous: I hope this reply finds you in the best of health. Thank you for your reply to my article in The American Chiropractor. I understand that you feel that, when you measure treatment from a patient ! visit average, this leads to over ut
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Is PEP Testing "Trash Science"?
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Dear TAC: I'm surprised that the article by John Milovich made it into the current issue. I know John, and respect his work in the field of microcurrent. But this article on PEP testing is an amazing collection of trash science that can get a lot of
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Dr. Milovich responds
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Thank you for forwarding Joe Ventura's comments. Because of my respect for Joe and his early work in microcurrent and instrument building, I will reply in a few days, as I am quite busy now. My information was just that: clinical infonnation from ot
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FULL CIRCLE
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James P. Cima
1976 SOLE PRACTIONER 2000 SOLE PRACTIONER MORE STRESS ADVERTISING PHYSICAL THERAPISTS MORE HOURS MD/DC ASSOCIATE DRS MORE STAFF MORE SPACE MORE OVERHEAD THE DREAM As 1 sat in my study looking out the window on the first day of the new mil­lennium, I
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The American Chiropractor's
The American Chiropractor's
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BE A PART OF THE SOLUTION! Fill out QUICK FAX BACK SURVEY Tell us what you think. Answer and Fax or Mail to TAC. Now you can fill out the survey online at: www.amchiropractor.com 1) Chairman of the Board of the ACA, Dr. J. Michael Flynn, emphasizes
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ESSENTIAL WATER & AIR
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CHIROPRACTIC, CHRONIC FATIGUE, AND THE ADRENAL GLANDS
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Howard F. Loomis
Imagine a regular patient comes in for a consultation and complains of being sick and tired of being sick and tired. He states that, while your care has always been helpful, the correction doesn't last. He is disap­pointed with his medical care, as
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It'1 TAC-E-zine Sponsored by The American Chiropractor magazine The worldwide e-commerce magazine for chiropractic editorial, news, products, techniques and services — 22 years in chiropractic publishing with peer-reviewed editorial and subscriber-b
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Depicted to Greater Health, Abundance, Peace & Joy... For You and Your Patients 1 LbJ jjSEMINARS PRACTICE GROWTH ° TECHNIQUE ° CE CREDITS 33 speakers 88 Classes 3 MO183! ^PERSONAL CONSU1TANTS! m 22 practice-tested success principles Best known marke
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Standard Process
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Founder, 1929 ^Red fjood. ^Red ^THtamins. Ji acked by years of research in the field of nutrition, Dr. Royal Lee founded Standard Process in 1929. With the idea of providing the best nutrition possible, Dr. Lee developed one pioneering philosophy th
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How to Get Your Patients to Stop Taking Deficiency Signs for Granted! An excerpt from Going Back to the Basics of Human Health
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Mary Frost
Going Back to the Basics of Human Health is an easy-to read 93-page book written by Mary Frost to offer doctors, especially chiropractors, an educational tool for dispensing to their patients. The book explains what the true components of health rea
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Medicine, Monopolies & Malice
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Chiropractic, illness. Health. In perfect harmony. Recognized for its uniquely integrated studies in the basic and clinical sciences. Emerging as the choice for leading doctors of chiropractic. Notable alumni shaping the nation's • standards for wel
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Keeping Score Keeps Prevention in the Forefront
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Doug Grant
Chiropractors continue to be captured and held by the allopathic model of medi­cine, while prevention and true health care often go by the wayside. Yet, according to clinical studies, a simple scorecard may be all that is necessary to change all tha
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The two leading national chiropractic associations give you their responses to our question: Where do you see the future of Chiropractic going and what is being done to get us there?
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chiropractic associations ises to our question: ire of Chiropractic going ane to get us there? ICA International Chiropractors Association ICA BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY! OFFICERS Officers President Robert Hoffman, DC, FICA Vice
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Internet Marketing of a Chiropractic Practice Part II The Anatomy of a Successful Web Site
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Joseph Ventura
Once the decision has been made to market a chiropractic practice on the Internet, the next step is to fully under­stand the options available in web site design and implementation. In the old days (five years ago) only a select few had mastered the
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UNIVERSAL PAIN TECHNOLOGY
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Low Back Pain... Treatment is one of the most difficult challenges in Healthcare today. now There Is A Heal Solution. SYSTE The DRS System is covered by most insurance and is currently being offered on a limited basis to qualified physicians around
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SEMINAR CIRCUIT
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Karl Parker Seminars We at TAC are having so much fun with this "Seminar Circuit" column that we went to two seminars that took place in the Chicago area during July. First, July 13-15'^ we were very warmly welcomed at the Karl Parker Seminar in The
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Wft&t"£ New Back Support Goes Spinal New from Innovative Choices, Inc., is the patented Spinal Support providing therapy while you sit. Owner and inventor, Ed Keilhauer, working in consultation with his chiropractor. Dr. Peter MacKay, created a spin
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New From Chiropractic Wellness: Health From Within Koren Publications had a challenge: create an inexpensive, com­prehensive. Introduction to Chiropractic that explained chiropractic in an attractive, easy to read, modern format. The company that re
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Glacier Cross Introduces Pronex
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Pure Energy, Water and Air! Energy! ^ You have a dozen patients with the same problem. You treat them with identical techniques. The body response isn't even close to the same in each patient, is it? Why? Many chiropractors don't know this answer. B
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Looks like Tedd Koren is gaining ground
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Volume 22, Issue 1 Dear TAC: I read a reader's response to Dr. Koren's article, "How to Freak People Out and Turn Them Into Patients" (Vol. 22, #1).... I'm for simple things that help the patient understand the impact their spine has on their lives/
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Re: "Fibromyalgia..."
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Volume 21, Issue 5 Dear TAC: I, too, would like to get in touch with Dr. Brice Vickery regarding his article "Fibromyalgia: A Den of Demons". Unfortunately, the telephone number you published in issue 3, Vol.22 of The American Chiropractor, was an i
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An Open Letter from Dr. Chester Wilk: "If I'm on a Radio Talk Show in Your Town, I'll Notify You."
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Dear TAC Readers: I, recently, signed a one year contract with Radio, TV Interview Report (RTIR) to carry full page ads every month offering my availability as a guest chiropractor/author for radio and television talk show. RTIR is considered the bi
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Athletes and Orthotic Support
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Mark N. Charrette
Most recreational and competitive sports impose high levels of force and repetitive stress on the lower extremi­ties. The most common sport-related injuries occur at the foot and ankle. Athletes, therefore, will often benefit tremendously from well-
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Assessing the Injured Low Back
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Kim P. Christensen
JJack pain is the most fre­quent primary symptom reported by patients seeking chiropractic care, and the second most frequent pri­mary symptom among med­ical patients.1 While 90-95% of acute spinal patients will resolve their conditions within three
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AMREX
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PILLOW TALK How providing sleeping pillows for your patients can benefit your practice, as well as your patients' health!
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Bob Poirier
\Jnce a doctor has per­formed an adjustment, what helps maintain that patient's adjustment after he/she has left the office? During the day, patients can, physically, try to sit, walk and stand during normal activities in correct spinal alignment. B
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Parker College of Chiropractic's New President Fabrizio Mancini, D.C.
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There's a new sheriff in town...or, in this case, there are 2 new college presidents. We want to be among the first to give these two energetic, enthusiastic, and insightful leaders a hearty welcome. To find out more about their visions for the futu
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NYCC's President-elect, Frank J. Nicchi, D.C., F.A.C.C., F.I.C.C.
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New York Chiropractic College's Board of Trustees has selected New Hyde Park resident, Dr. Frank Nicchi, to be the next President of the College. Dr. Nicchi will assume the duties of the presidency on September 1, 2000. He succeeds Dr. Kenneth Padge
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The Process: Finding a President
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Lansing Blackshaw
Provost & Executive Vice President New York Chiropractic College The naming of Dr. Frank Nicchi, on June 3, as NYCC's fifth permanent President, was the culmination of a presidential search process which began in earnest last fall, following an anno
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CHIROPRACTIC AROUND THE WORLD
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Insurance Companies Go After Clinics for "Improper Ownership" Colorado: Allstate Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, and Progressive Casualty Company and three of its affiliates, served summons and complaints throughout the Denver a
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