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  • Chiropractic Research

Chiropractic research to care: Bridging the gap

Friday, May 6, 2016|Comments Off on Chiropractic research to care: Bridging the gap

Research is usually at the forefront of the field of chiropractic. Data allows researchers to draw conclusions, which in turn can influence best practices that DCs use in order to provide the best care to their patients. Nevertheless, by the time that research data gets all the way down to the average chiropractor, it may seem so far removed from their day-to-day experience with patients that it feels almost meaningless.

  • FROF

Don’t fear the FROF: The importance of financial conversations

Friday, May 6, 2016|Comments Off on Don’t fear the FROF: The importance of financial conversations

Practice Central |Before treatment can even begin, the Financial Report of Findings (FROF) must be presented and the means of payment agreed upon. The new patient whose primary focus up to this point has been “Wow, this really hurts, can you help me?” will now understandably shift gears to, “Wow, how am I going to pay for this?”

  • foot orthotics

Learn the difference in casting methods for foot orthotics

Thursday, May 5, 2016|Comments Off on Learn the difference in casting methods for foot orthotics

Research Results |The case for the use of custom orthotics in the chiropractic practice is compelling: Orthotics is research-proven to enhance the proprioceptive response of the foot and entire lower extremity, improving biomechanics.

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Morals vs. Ethics: Doing the right thing as a DC

Wednesday, May 4, 2016|Comments Off on Morals vs. Ethics: Doing the right thing as a DC

In Focus |As a chiropractor, you face ethical and moral decisions on a daily basis in clinical practice. While what you do for patients ought to be moral and ethical, there is much more that should go into your decision-making—you can’t just stop there.

  • audit preparation

What are you going to do when the auditor comes for you?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016|Comments Off on What are you going to do when the auditor comes for you?

Feature | When it happens, it will likely be a day like any other. You’ll be seeing a patient out the door, and returning to your office when your CA waves you over with a panicked look and says, “We’re being audited.” Will you be ready?

  • help for insomnia

Rest easy: Chiropractic adjustments for insomnia

Monday, May 2, 2016|Comments Off on Rest easy: Chiropractic adjustments for insomnia

Patients suffering from insomnia may be very miserable and deserve attentive, sensitive chiropractic care. Chiropractic adjustments, nutritional and lifestyle suggestions can help your patients recover from insomnia and develop healthier sleep.


News

  • healthfeatured

Omega-3 fish oil supplements might boost antidepressants’ effects

Friday, May 6, 2016|Comments Off on Omega-3 fish oil supplements might boost antidepressants’ effects

Omega-3 fish oil supplements may improve the effectiveness of antidepressants, new research suggests. Researchers reviewed the findings of eight clinical trials worldwide, as well as other evidence, and concluded that the supplements appear to help battle depression in people already on medication.

  • RockTape

RockBlades: RockTape introduces the latest in IASTM technology

Thursday, May 5, 2016|Comments Off on RockBlades: RockTape introduces the latest in IASTM technology

RockTape, the leader in sports medicine products and education, announces a revolutionary Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) system, RockBlades. RockBlades are comprised of two precision-engineered and manufactured soft-tissue instruments.

  • nycc

NYCC unveils School of Health Sciences and Education

Thursday, May 5, 2016|Comments Off on NYCC unveils School of Health Sciences and Education

New York Chiropractic College today unveiled its School of Health Sciences and Education. This newest entity will encompass the existing Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition, Master of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction, and Bachelor of Professional Studies programs.

  • Spenco

Spenco offers rewards for participation in National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Wednesday, May 4, 2016|Comments Off on Spenco offers rewards for participation in National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May, Spenco Medical Corporation will offer an incentive to people who share their fitness journey on social media.

  • berman

Berman Partners now offers PowerLaser Portable Deep Penetrating Therapy lasers

Tuesday, May 3, 2016|Comments Off on Berman Partners now offers PowerLaser Portable Deep Penetrating Therapy lasers

Berman Partners, LLC has expanded their portfolio of Class 3b and Class 4 therapy FDA Cleared lasers. The PowerLaser handheld lasers operate on lithium ion rechargeable batteries. The 500 milliwatt (one diode) and 1500 milliwatt (three diodes) lasers weigh less than 8 ounces and operate at 808 nm.

  • chirotouch

ChiroTouch launches new SmartCloud Front Desk Module aimed at increasing practice efficiency

Monday, May 2, 2016|Comments Off on ChiroTouch launches new SmartCloud Front Desk Module aimed at increasing practice efficiency

ChiroTouch, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, is pleased to announce the launch of its new SmartCloud Front Desk module, the latest innovation in ChiroTouch’s commitment to helping chiropractors simplify their practices and increase efficiency.

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Editor’s Pick

Research confirms chiropractic still frequently used for children’s health benefits

“A study released in 2015 shares that chiropractic is still one of the most sought after healthcare solutions for our nation’s children, providing them an effective treatment option helping them get back to engaging in the activities they enjoy once again. To read more, click here.

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