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  • Silent Killer

The silent killer

Friday, February 5, 2016|Comments Off on The silent killer

Clinical Concerns | You can do a lot to fight inflammation. Your patients may not pay much attention to inflammation, but you should. It’s linked to chronic conditions as diverse as cancer, Alzheimer’s, obesity, congestive heart failure, and diabetes.

  • The future is looking down

The future is looking down

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Practice Central | According to a Tecmark study, the average person looks at a smartphone 221 times a day for a total of about three hours and 15 minutes—about once every four minutes for 16 hours straight. A chiropractor should find this to be worrying because in one year the average person will spend almost 1,200 hours—50 days—staring down at a screen.

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Billing and coding for wellness care

Thursday, February 4, 2016|Comments Off on Billing and coding for wellness care

CodingQandA | Q: Do insurance companies pay for wellness care? A: Yes, some carriers pay for wellness exams and preventive medicine services. Here are the codes and descriptions:

  • Cover your bases

Cover your bases

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Money Managmentl | Chiropractors are known for their passion and education to the human body and for providing holistic, natural treatment solutions to complex patient problems. Most chiropractors are also business owners who face unique challenges in running a practice. Successfully balancing your duties as a healthcare provider with your responsibilities as a business owner can be daunting at times. The right insurance strategies can go a long way toward helping address both personal and business risks.

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Make it work

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Research Results | How to provide optimal care for frozen-shoulder patients. This article describes the causes and treatment of frozen-shoulder syndrome, with a look at reimbursement considerations. The implications of multilayered, multimodal treatments are of interest to doctors of chiropractic.

  • The big picture

The big picture

Wednesday, February 3, 2016|Comments Off on The big picture

ChiroBizQuiz | Strategies for adding Functional Medicine to your practice. Imagine a practice where there is no insurance to deal with because your patients pay cash at the time of service. It’s a practice where you can use all your skill and knowledge to solve difficult clinical problems that other doctors have failed to correct. And one where your patients are truly grateful for the efforts you make on their behalf. Interested?


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Performance Health announces 2016 scientific advisory committee appointments 

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The nineteen individuals appointed to Performance Health Academy’s 2016 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) represent five countries and expertise in physical therapy, chiropractic, exercise science, athletic training, and massage therapy, exemplifying diversity in disciplines and cultures.

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Standard Process Inc. offers complimentary benchmark assessment tool for chiropractic practices

Friday, February 5, 2016|Comments Off on Standard Process Inc. offers complimentary benchmark assessment tool for chiropractic practices

Interactive tool from whole food nutrient solutions company Standard Process offers custom reports on the health of a chiropractic practice

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NASM appoints MeyerDC as a preferred product supplier and reseller

Friday, February 5, 2016|Comments Off on NASM appoints MeyerDC as a preferred product supplier and reseller

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and MeyerDC have formed a strategic partnership to deliver cutting-edge, evidence-based health and fitness training programs to their nationwide distribution network in the chiropractic industry.

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F4CP celebrates super bowl 50 with NFL chiropractors for the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos

Friday, February 5, 2016|Comments Off on F4CP celebrates super bowl 50 with NFL chiropractors for the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos

Super Bowl 50 will showcase the leading players in the National Football League (NFL), with Joshua Kollmann, DC and Brad Wiest, DC—team chiropractors for the Carolina Panthers—and Shawn Caldwell, DC, team chiropractor for the Denver Broncos, helping players achieve optimal performance.

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Michigan Chiropractic Association claims chiropractors are primary care physicians

Thursday, February 4, 2016|Comments Off on Michigan Chiropractic Association claims chiropractors are primary care physicians

The Michigan Chiropractic Association (MCA) is currently pushing House Bill 4712 that would allow physical therapists to accept a prescription from a chiropractor

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Foot Levelers Introduces XP3+ for extreme athletes

Thursday, February 4, 2016|Comments Off on Foot Levelers Introduces XP3+ for extreme athletes

Foot Levelers proudly unveils its new XP3+ orthotic, 100% custom-made support designed for the individual athlete. XP3+ is ideal for extreme endurance sportsmen and women such as distance runners, soccer players, triathletes and more.

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Introducing the Performance Health Academy

Wednesday, February 3, 2016|Comments Off on Introducing the Performance Health Academy

Performance Health is excited to introduce the Performance Health Academy, a content-rich resource that is built upon the foundation of the highly-respected TheraBand Academy. This new site supports Performance Health’s successful and continued brand growth with a greater variety of content targeted at a broader clinical audience.

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Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories

Wednesday, February 3, 2016|Comments Off on Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories

A new study reports that more than nine in 10 U.S. restaurants are serving meals that exceed the recommended calorie limit for a single meal.

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Editor’s Pick

Federal report outlines chiropractic Medicare documentation deficiencies

Of particular concern to ACA are those DCs who exhibit documentation patterns that are incongruous with the majority of DCs whose claims are submitted appropriately. As the OIG report found, “Just two percent of chiropractors were responsible for half of the questionable payments” and were located in high-fraud areas. To read more, click here.

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