Transforming toward a new care model that is patient-centered, comprehensive, collaborative and conservative, the U.S. healthcare system is incorporating chiropractic care as a drug-free treatment approach for the management of spinal disorders. Four recent independent studies highlighted by the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the benefits of chiropractic care, validate how chiropractic care blends with the new health care model of collaboration and coordination.
- Dolly Wallace, LMT, BCTMB, receives Florida Chiropractic’s Association’s 2018 LMT of the Year Award
- Dr. Sherry McAllister, Executive Vice President, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, accepted into Forbes Nonprofit Council
- UnitedHealthcare reverses position on coverage of manipulative therapy for headache
There are plenty of reasons to work out, and this may be another: Exercise promotes the growth of new brain cells that improve thinking in mice with a form of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study finds. Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers reported that it may be possible to develop drug and gene therapies that trigger the same beneficial effects in people with the brain disease.
- F4CP celebrates September as National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month
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- Onsite health care initiatives help employees
The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) announced that it reached and exceeded its monthly fundraising goal on the second day of the Florida Chiropractic Association’s annual convention (The National) in Orlando. The Foundation passed the $123,000 target in large part thanks to the generous contributions of three major figures in the chiropractic industry.
- Biotics Research Corporation partners with Natural Partners Fullscript
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- BAX-U celebrates impressive results of a study with Seattle City Light
Oakland-based chiropractor Dr. Willard Smith (right) received the 2018 Service to Humanity Award at The WAVE conference, held at the Oakland Convention Center in August. This honor was bestowed on Dr. Smith for his perseverance and breakthrough of representation of African-Americans in the chiropractic profession.
- Parker University re-elects chairman of the board of trustees
- New York Chiropractic College announces licensed chiropractic assistant program
- Palmer receives NIH funding for chiropractors to receive research experiences