March 2011
March 2011

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C. This issue we’ve got two great features for you to feast on!  In one, the current president of the Association for Chiropractic Colleges (ACC), and president of the New York Chiropractic College shares what he sees as a positive change...Read More >>
Chiropractic Around the World
Pennsylvania Chiropractor Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud SchemePennsylvania Chiropractor Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud SchemeTAC Staff PHILADELPHIA—Dr. Neil H Hollander, 55, of Huntingdon Valley, PA, was sentenced February 18th  to one year and one day in prison for health care fraud, mail fraud, and making false statements in a health care matter, announced United States Attorney...Read More >>
News Across the Profession
RAND Corporation, Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research and Samueli Institute receive $7.4 million grant from Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program; award is the largest in the history of the chiropractic professionRAND Corporation, Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research and Samueli Institute...TAC Staff(Davenport, IOWA)  Scientists at the RAND Corporation, the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR) and the Samueli Institute have been awarded a $7.4 million grant by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program. The grant will fund a four-year research project...Read More >>
News
Preclinical Studies Published in Neurosurgery and the  Journal of Neurotrauma Evaluate Effect of DHA Supplementation on Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Brain InjuryPreclinical Studies Published in Neurosurgery and the Journal of...Martek BiosciencesStudies Utilize Martek Biosciences’ Algal DHA Omega-3 COLUMBIA, Md. — February 21, 2011 – Preclinical studies recently publishedin the February 2011 issue of Neurosurgery and the September 2010 issue of the Journal of Neurotrauma indicate that algal DHA intake either...Read More >>
Case Study
An Amish StoryAn Amish StoryTedd Koren, D.C.Amish Patients Nearly 200 years ago, the Amish emigrated from Switzerland and Southern Germany to the Lancaster, Pennsylvania area. As with many others drawn to the "Golden Land", in America they found freedom from persecution, tolerance for their pacifism and...Read More >>
Perspective
Practice Statistics and the  MD Report of FindingsPractice Statistics and the MD Report of FindingsWilliam J. Owens, D.C., D.A.A.M.L.P. The chiropractic profession has been blessed to offer drugless and non-surgical based care to millions and millions of people.  People continue to benefit from our patient centered approach and communication skills.  The stark reality, though, is that these millions and...Read More >>
Research Review
Autism and Vitamin DAutism and Vitamin DDan Murphy, D.C.On the Aetiology of Autism Acta Paediatrica August 2010, Vol. 99, No. 8, pp. 1128–1130 John J. Cannell   BACKGROUND FROM DAN MURPHY, D.C. The world standard for blood levels of vitamin D uses nmol/l, while US standard uses mg/dl. For...Read More >>

Radiology
Chiropractic Clinician and the Radiologist:  A Partnership with a CaveatChiropractic Clinician and the Radiologist: A Partnership with a...Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.It is critical for every chiropractor to have a support team of health care specialists in order to render the highest level of care for our patients. The radiologist is the first specialist that you should add to your team....Read More >>
Fracture of the Wrist Affecting the Young and OldFracture of the Wrist Affecting the Young and OldTerry R. Yochum, D.C., D.A.C.B.R., Fellow, A.C.C.R., and Chad J. Maola, D.C.CASE HISTORY: This 8-year-old fell and hyperextended his wrist. Diagnosis: Torus fracture–distal radius. FRACTURES OF THE WRISTDistal Radius Fractures. The distal radius is one of the most common sites of fracture in...Read More >>
Other Articles
Sacral Subluxation?Sacral Subluxation?Kirk Lee, D.C. Ms. M is a 15-year-old female who has started a low-impact cardio program at her local health club. After the first week of class, she developed a pain that she describes as both a sharp pain and ache in her...Read More >>
Commercial Motor Vehicle Physicals—Your Unique Practice OptionCommercial Motor Vehicle Physicals—Your Unique Practice OptionClinton M. Smith, D.C.For the first time in our profession’s history, we are soon to be placed on a level playing field with our M.D., D.O., Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant peers.  Soon, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners will become final...Read More >>
Nutrition
INTERNAL HEALTH: A Chiropractic Specialty Sympathetic Dominance, Parasympathetic WeaknessINTERNAL HEALTH: A Chiropractic Specialty Sympathetic Dominance, Parasympathetic WeaknessHoward F. Loomis, Jr., D.C.This month, I begin a series of 24 articles each designed to highlight a set of symptoms that collectively point at a specific visceral problem that is perpetuating muscle contractions, loss of joint range of motion, and reoccurring structural misalignments...Read More >>
Practice Management
FOCUSFOCUSSteven Visentin, D.C. When doctors help high numbers of patients consistently for years with excellent results, other doctors want to know their secret. What is the one factor high-achieving doctors have in common? After three decades of interviewing the best, the...Read More >>
Choose Your Space WiselyChoose Your Space WiselyGlen DavidWhen opening a new practice, selecting a facility that best suits your needs begins with a solid foundation. Now, more than ever, countless chiropractors are being misled by representations from their landlord or realtor that, if not carefully understood, could...Read More >>
Know Your NumbersKnow Your NumbersTom Owen IIIOften times we have the misconception that success is something we enjoy only after we master difficult concepts and complicated theories. However, it may surprise you to know that you learned some of the necessary skills required for a successful...Read More >>
Special Feature
Perspectives on Chiropractic from ACC & NYCC President Dr. Frank Nicchi: Interview with Dr. Frank J. Nicchi, D.C., M.S.Perspectives on Chiropractic from ACC & NYCC President Dr. Frank...TAC StaffDr. Frank Nicchi has served as President of the New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) since September 2000. His education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John’s University in 1973, the Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic...Read More >>
The Rise of Chiropractic Franchising: How Chris Tomshack, D.C., Built HealthSource into a Worldwide Leader The Rise of Chiropractic Franchising: How Chris Tomshack, D.C., Built...Steve SzucsAt the helm of the world’s largest chiropractic franchise, you might think Dr. Chris Tomshack is finally ready to rest easy. As the CEO of HealthSource Chiropractic, his company has already outpaced every other franchise in its category, but even...Read More >>
 
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