It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Burl R. Pettibon, DC, FABCS, FRCCM, on December 22, 2017, at his home in Chehalis, Washington. He was the founder of the Pettibon System of spinal biomechanics and the non-profit educational Pettibon Institute. Thousands of doctors of chiropractic have studied and implemented his insights. Perhaps best known for his Body Weighting System, Pettibon was a champion of the “Six Sigma” management philosophy as applied to chiropractic.
St. Louis area families seeking conservative health care for their children now have access to pediatric chiropractic care through Logan University, one of the nation’s leading chiropractic and health sciences schools, located in Chesterfield, Mo. The University’s Health Centers have added pediatric chiropractic as a specialty referral service to address the health needs of infants and youth. Muriel Périllat, DC, MS, leads the service at Logan’s Montgomery Health Center in Chesterfield, while doctors Allison Harvey, DC and Ashley Lewandoski, DC, provide pediatric care at Logan’s Southfield Health Center in St. Louis and MidRivers/94 Health Center in St. Peters, respectively.
Daniel: Welcome to “The Future Adjustment” Chiropractic Economics podcast series on what’s new and notable in the world of chiropractic. I’m Daniel Sosnoski, the Editor-in-Chief of “Chiropractic Economics.” And our guest today is Kelley Mulhern, DC, a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic, and the author of ‘Community Connections!’, Relationship Marketing for Healthcare Professionals. She […]
The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a leading voice of the chiropractic profession and sponsor of September Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month, emphasizes the safety and effectiveness of non-pharmacologic chiropractic care for children and infants. Lonnie Zeltzer, MD, director of the California-based Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program, advises that drugs are not the only way to address chronic pain. “The prevention and treatment of pain can be addressed through many different modalities, with chiropractic care being one,” says Zeltzer.