In Focus |As we reported in October last year, at the American Chiropractic Association Sports Council’s (ACASC) annual symposium, Robert Silverman, DC, DACBN, was selected as the ACA’s Sports Chiropractor of the Year.
Clinical Concerns | Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. Medically speaking, it is an acute viral inflammation of the sensory ganglia of the spinal and cranial nerves that is associated with vesicular eruptions and neuralgic pain caused by reactivation of the herpes virus causing varicella (chicken pox)—also called herpes zoster, zoster.
Feature | You’ve finished your classes, you’ve graduated, and all the congratulations and parties are over. You’re a new doctor of chiropractic. Now what? New practitioners, once they’ve been licensed, mainly have two choices: they can open their own business or go to work for someone else.
Clinical Concerns | Aurélie M. Marchand, DC, in private practice in Italy, published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics in November 2015 what may be the first preliminary model of care for adjusting infants and children.
Money Management | Once again, lawmakers waited until late in the year to pass another “extenders” bill. The new Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 retroactively extended the 50 or so temporary tax provisions that have been routinely extended on a one- or two-year basis.
Legal Ease | Many chiropractors fail to abide by federal law in their dealings with pregnant employees because they aren’t familiar with the legislation protecting a pregnant employee. But a lack of knowledge regarding these laws can be costly and lead non-compliant chiropractors straight into disputes with labor boards.
Practice Central | Chiropractic offers more opportunity to engage patients than at any other time in history. The profession’s diversity of training and its philosophy of wellness have sparked a revolution in care. But now you must fight to maintain your place at the table.
Practice Central |The combined insights of your team and the fresh perspectives of someone from outside the team can together lead to incredible results. But before jumping all in and marveling at the freshness of a consultant’s vision, consider the following questions when you’re looking for the right source of guidance for your practice and your team.