The opioid crisis in the U.S. has led to a demand for natural treatments for pain, especially back pain. One of the most promising is cannabidiol (CBD), the active ingredient in many new topical pain-relief products. Becoming knowledgeable about CBD and its uses is a way you can serve your patients and give them an alternative for dealing with their pain.
Long-used in Eastern medicine, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, from feathering to deep-tissue work, results in decreased pain and increased function. All tissue has a nervous system and a brain connected to it, and we must “use it or lose it.”
Toxins are all around us, with billions of pounds of potentially-harmful chemicals released into the environment each year. Could your patients benefit from a metabolic detoxification at least once a year to convert lipid-soluble toxins to water-soluble molecules for a natural cleanse?
The author implores a different view of movement, from the strictly mechanical to a series of chemical events. Since we are “made of chemistry,” our bodies’ anti-inflammatory or pro-inflammatory states loom large in chiropractic care.
When the Office of Inspector General reports as many as 94 percent of chiropractic records are missing, or inadequately reflect key elements, are you prepared to roll the dice with your risk for an audit? Here are some of the most oft-flagged problems and how to address them.