This issue, we’ve been able to include a vociferous personality to the conversation of where chiropractic is heading, Dr. Rod Lacy. Dr. Lacy believes that chiropractors are at risk of losing the ability to treat in the near future, because of scope limitations.
Chiropractor Sports Physicals Bill Passes State Assembly in Wisconsin
Assembly Bill 260 - the bill that requires Wisconsin school districts, technical colleges and two year state colleges to accept sports physicals performed by chiropractors - passed the Wisconsin State Assembly the 21st of June. Despite strong opposition from the medical establishment, the WCA Government Affairs team and the bill's author State Representative Chuck Wichgers were able to secure the votes necessary for passage.
ChiroTouch™ announces the release of CTProPay, a convenient patient payment solution that frees up time and costs by streamlining the collection process. CTProPay was designed to help chiropractors get paid faster by making patient payments convenient and easy to manage, and allow for automatic posting to the chiropractor’s ledger.
Traditional warm weather footwear is notoriously problematic. Patients’ shoes can contribute either to health and whole-body wellness or to misery and musculoskeletal complaints. Warm weather has arrived and sandals and flip-flops come with it.
Chiropractic Prevails in Texas 85th Legislative Session is Huge Success
William E. Morgan
Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s signature on several bills has put an end to a number of legislative attacks on chiropractic during the just concluded 85th legislative session, setting into law many profound victories for the profession.
Chronic pain and inflammation are often symptoms with a broad range of etiologies and sequelae. Today’s pain management clinician must consider every possible cause of a patient’s pain because it is paramount in reducing and eliminating the problem in a healthy way.
Does advancement of our profession scare you? If it does, you are not the only one. Think about it—chiropractors working within the medical community on an equal level presents a unique picture. I can see it now (maybe because I have lived it for years as a DC and licensed MD).
Developing a healthy lifestyle is important for healthy aging. The choices we make today will affect our health, capacity to function, and ability to enjoy our lives as we age. While there are many aspects of a healthy lifestyle (not smoking cigarettes, having a healthy weight, limiting alcohol intake, partaking in a healthy diet and lifestyle, etc.), this article will focus on one of the most important of these: exercise.1
A disease is a pathological process that can be identified with objective evidence. It may be seen on an MRI or X-ray, heard through a stethoscope, identified on an EKG, or perhaps be suspected by palpating a breast lump or enlarged prostate gland.
Do muscles really stretch? Actually they don’t, they lengthen. It’s unfortunate that not all yoga instructors understand the science behind lengthening the muscles properly. It’s not just yoga instructors either. I hear all the tune, “My doctor recommended I go to yoga to stretch.”
A New South Wales chiropractor who claimed he could prevent, treat and cure cancer has been convicted of false advertising and fined $29,500 in a landmark court case. The chiropractor was sentenced at the Downing Centre local court in Sydney on Wednesday after pleading guilty to 13 charges filed by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency last year.