Clinical Concerns To tell chiropractors that they should floss, on first inspection, might seem as self-evident as telling them to get adjusted. Most of them are heavily into the game of self-preservation and prefer to practice what they preach. However, you may not be asking your patients to floss. Approximately five years ago, in the surge of CrossFit’s exponential growth of popularity, a new form of self-care appeared on the health care landscape.
In Focus Beginning in 2015, the leadership of the American Chiropractic Association assessed that it was time to take stock of the organization and ask some difficult questions. During the latter half of 2017, some two years later, the governing members exhaustively pored over the results of studies, surveys, and internal assessments. Then, in September 2017, the ACA rolled out their new logo, website, and overall rebranding.
Feature Take your vitamins, don’t drink that soda, and eat your vegetables. These words have become part of that adage that holds “you are what you eat,” and over the years proof of the effectiveness of healthy eating and nutritional supplementation in improving symptoms associated with pain and inflammation has grown. How are chiropractors encouraging their patients to adopt these lifestyle practices as an adjunct to traditional care?