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Although it is essential that DCs remember the history behind chiropractic, they must also keep an eye on current therapies that can help them improve their bottom line, as well as provide their patients with more effective care.
Liang Zhang, PhD, a faculty member of the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research working at Palmer’s Port Orange, Florida, campus, has received a research grant from the Australian Spinal Research Foundation, Springwood, Queensland. The grant is one of just two awarded by the Foundation during its 2014 round.
A recent survey on HIPAA compliance uncovered several issues with compliance in medical practices. Across the board, numbers relating to compliance were too low for comfort, especially within smaller operations. If your practice is struggling to keep up, there are a few easy first steps you can take to button up your compliance program.
Doctors of chiropractic are well trained and positioned as the first option for drug-free, noninvasive, evidence-based and effective back and general neuromusculoskeletal pain management. In the workplace, low-back pain ranks second to upper respiratory conditions as a stated cause for loss of work.