January 2011
January 2011

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Who among us has not had a sports injury of some kind?  Everyone, right?  Even the mere aches and pains of emerging from a winter slumber can be the trigger that leaves one incapacitated for a short time, the fruits...Read More >>
Probation for Chiropractor in Insurance FraudProbation for Chiropractor in Insurance FraudTAC Staff PENNSYLVANIA:  A Bucks County chiropractor who participated in a scheme to bilk Independence Blue Cross of almost $2 million was sentenced recently to three years' probation and ordered to perform 450 hours of community service. U.S. District Judge Gene E.K....Read More >>
Chiropractor Attacked for Advertising Claims  Associated with DRX-9000 in CaliforniaChiropractor Attacked for Advertising Claims Associated with DRX-9000 in...TAC Staff CALIFORNIA: A Danville chiropractor has been pushing a device via his website to thousands of chiropractors with false claims that it's approved by the FDA and endorsed by NASA, the Alameda County District Attorney's office said in a news release....Read More >>
News Across the Profession
COCSA Elects First Female President Dr. Kate RufoloCOCSA Elects First Female President Dr. Kate RufoloTAC StaffThe Congress of Chiropractic State Associations held their annual convention in Scottsdale Arizona November 4-6, 2010 and made history.  Of the three major national associations in Chiropractic, the ACA, ICA and COCSA, the Congress became the first of the three...Read More >>
Chiropractic Summit Update: Health Care ReformChiropractic Summit Update: Health Care ReformTAC StaffAs you know by now, the Republicans have taken over the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. One of their key platforms during the campaign was to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). However, with the...Read More >>
Practice Operations
More $ from Uncle SamMore $ from Uncle SamPaul B. Bindell, D.C.Our Federal government keeps coming up with ideas to give all of us more money!!! At least that is what they claim. If you use certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) computer software and demonstrate meaningful use of that EHR, then...Read More >>
Begin With the End in Mind to Ensure Financial EaseBegin With the End in Mind to Ensure Financial EaseKathy Mills ChangAlmost every new patient encounter will begin with the phone call that potential new patient will make to schedule their initial visit.   Setting the financial tone of the relationship with that potential patient as early as the initial phone...Read More >>

Freedom of Practice: What Price? A Story of Will from behind the “Iron Curtain” Freedom of Practice: What Price? A Story of Will from...David Budaj, D.C.Igrew up in very loving and carrying family, in a  small city in the Czech Republic, under strict Communist rule.  Yet, my parents instilled in me a strong faith in God and high moral values. At 3 years old, I...Read More >>
Special Feature
The Amazing Chiropractor Series Moving Forward with Dr. Kenzo KaseThe Amazing Chiropractor Series Moving Forward with Dr. Kenzo KaseDennis DomarzalskiDr. Kenzo Kase expects that when it comes his time to, well, die, he will do so slumping, lurching or somehow moving forward. The 67-year-old inventor of the Kinesio Taping® Method and Kinesio® Tex Tape won’t be able to help...Read More >>
Cover Stories
Hall of Famers Metallica Swear by ChiropracticaHall of Famers Metallica Swear by ChiropracticaDon Oyao, MA.,DC.(USA)ND., MA Sp.Chiro Sci(Australia) What do rock stars and Olympic athletes have in common? No, this isn’t the lead up to a punchline. Both share a need or desire for chiropractic care to enhance their demanding performances. Having been a team doctor for six...Read More >>
The Future of Chiropractic Services in America The Future of Chiropractic Services in AmericaChristopher Fuzy, M.S., R.D., L.D.My New Year’s Resolution—Is Now the Time to Build or Elevate My Practice with Nutrition? A Clinical Nutritionist’s ExpectationA majority of your patients committed themselves to a health related New Year’s Resolution on January 1st. Studies show they will implement...Read More >>
Sports Nutrition: A Perspective on Prevention  Sports Nutrition: A Perspective on PreventionDavid R. Seaman, D.C., M.S., D.A.B.C.N., D.A.C.B.N.Mental state or supplements for an improved performance? There is little evidence to support the notion that we can take nutritional supplements and improve performance or increase strength in a significant fashion. In all likelihood, the mental state of the...Read More >>
Research Review
Anatomicophysiological Aspects of Injuries to the Intervertebral DiscAnatomicophysiological Aspects of Injuries to the Intervertebral DiscDan Murphy, D.C. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American) April 1947, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 461-534 Verne T. Inman and John B. de C. M. Saunders 1) “Herniation of the nucleus pulposus or protrusion of the disc is now...Read More >>
High School Athletes - The new injury prevention planHigh School Athletes - The new injury prevention planTim Maggs, D.C.32 years ago, when just starting in practice, I contacted our local high school football coach and offered my services to his team.  A couple times a week I would work on any players who asked for help.  As great...Read More >>
Posture Reprogramming and  Athletic PerformancePosture Reprogramming and Athletic PerformanceDr. Joe VenturaTo coax the most out of the human body during training or actual performance, there are certain principles, or building blocks that must be present. Good breathing, proper nutrition, hydration and intensity are just a few of these principles. But,...Read More >>
Back Injuries in the Young AthleteBack Injuries in the Young AthleteKirk Lee, D.C.Back injuries in adolescents are not very common, but add participation in athletics and you increase the opportunity of experiencing some form of low back pain. According to Micheli, back injuries of young athletes are a significant phenomenon, estimated to...Read More >>
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