May 2011
May 2011

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.If you're going to do something, do it right, right? That's exactly what Steve Yeoman, D.C.   tells you how to do, with the article, “The Critical Piece for Quality Documentation”.  This article is a quick overview of what you need...Read More >>
Chiropractic Around the World
Tulsa Chiropractor Faces Questions about Misrepresenting Himself as an MDTulsa Chiropractor Faces Questions about Misrepresenting Himself as an MDTAC Staff OKLAHOMA: A Tulsa chiropractor who sells naturopathic remedies, including some that area medical professionals say are ineffective, is being told to stop allowing himself to be misrepresented as a medical doctor. Joel Robbins has been licensed in Oklahoma since 1978,...Read More >>
Appeal Court Rejects Killers CaseAppeal Court Rejects Killer's CaseTAC Staff CANADA: A former Mississauga chiropractor found guilty of bludgeoning his wife to death with an axe has failed in his bid to have the conviction and life sentence overturned. The Ontario Court of Appeal announced on April 5 that it...Read More >>
News Across the Profession
FDA Acts to Reduce Harm  from Opioid DrugsFDA Acts to Reduce Harm from Opioid DrugsTAC StaffThe White House unveiled a multi-agency plan aimed at reducing the “epidemic” of prescription drug abuse in the U.S.—including an FDA-backed education program that zeros-in on reducing the misuse and misprescribing of opioids. Gil Kerlikowske, director of the White House...Read More >>
Law for Advanced Practice Chiropractors Prescribing Rights FailsLaw for Advanced Practice Chiropractors Prescribing Rights FailsTAC StaffA law which was claimed to have been designed to allow chiropractors the ability to fill the void of Primary Care Physicians in the state of NewMexico failed in the New Mexico Senate by several votes, after having passed the state...Read More >>
Englewood, NJ Doctor - Honored at  World Chiropractic Congress in RioEnglewood, NJ Doctor - Honored at World Chiropractic Congress...TAC StaffStephen Press, DC, PhD, was the honoree last week in Rio de Janeiro, at the World Congress of Chiropractic, by representatives of 100 national associations, for founding the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic, known as "FICS". At the World Chiropractic...Read More >>
Outcomes Assessment
The Critical Piece for Quality DocumentationThe Critical Piece for Quality DocumentationSteven Yeomans, D.C.Today more than ever, chiropractors are faced with the challenge of running a busy practice and, at the same time, juggling the documenting requirements in light of Medicare audits, proving “medical necessity” to private insurers, and producing documentation that minimizes...Read More >>

Case Review
Motor Vehicle Accidents: The Most Common Cause of Traumatic Vertebrobasilar IschemiaMotor Vehicle Accidents: The Most Common Cause of Traumatic Vertebrobasilar...Dan Murphy, D.CCanadian Journal of Neurological Sciences November 2003; Volume 30, No. 4; pp. 320-325 Michel Beaudry, J. David Spence From the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. SIGNIFICANT POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE:...Read More >>
Practice Management
I Am Not a Salesman!I Am Not a Salesman!Phil MattisonDoctors of chiropractic generally are attracted to the profession from a desire to heal others. The majority of DCs we come into contact with say they were attracted to chiropractic because they saw it as a way to “make a...Read More >>
Tips for Finding the Right Business Management CompanyTips for Finding the Right Business Management CompanyTom Owen III, and Todd Osborne, D.C. While most chiropractic colleges do an outstanding job of preparing students in the art, philosophy, and science of chiropractic, unfortunately they fall short in preparing their graduates on the business side of running a chiropractic practice. As a result, many...Read More >>
Case Study
Head InjuryHead InjuryKirk Lee, D.C.For the past year, it seems anytime you open a magazine, newspaper or watch a television show, you see some reference to the raising awareness of the rate of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) or concussion in today’s youth. This...Read More >>
Nutrition
INTERNAL HEALTH: A Chiropractic Specialty The Lower Extremities—Part I INTERNAL HEALTH: A Chiropractic Specialty The Lower Extremities—Part IHoward F. Loomis, Jr., D.C. Successful doctors treat the cause of the problem, not the symptoms.  They are able to quickly and accurately determine the source of thepatient’s stress, devise a plan of treatment, and confidently convey their findings to the patient. They specialize in helping...Read More >>
Interview
Chiropractic Biophysics Technique - Interview with Deed Harrison, D.C.Chiropractic Biophysics Technique - Interview with Deed Harrison, D.C.William Koch, D.C. Dr. Don Harrison has been a tireless Chiropractic researcher and scientist for more than 35 years.  Originator of Chiropractic BiophysicsTechnique (CBP), Dr. Don conducted his research and reported his findings according to established scientific standards and protocols. His diligence and...Read More >>
Personal Injury
Personal Injury–EHR Wins the CasePersonal Injury–EHR Wins the CasePaul B. Bindell, D.C. Auto accidents, falls and other personal injuries happen regularly. In order for your patient to benefit from your care, and for you to get paid,you must have substantial documentation in your SOAP notes that justifies the care you provided. Due...Read More >>
Rehabilitation
The Misunderstood Component in Musculo-Skeletal Health CareThe Misunderstood Component in Musculo-Skeletal Health CareBurl Pettibon, D.C., F.A.C.B.S., F.R.C.C.M., Phd. (Hon)Is it possible to walk through a doorway when the door is closed? That strange question is a metaphor that can be used to describe the difference in research-based rehabilitation to prepare the spine for corrective procedures with little to...Read More >>
Special Feature
The Impact of Scoliosis on the People Living with It and Their FamiliesThe Impact of Scoliosis on the People Living with It...Glenn Robinson, D.C. and A. Joshua Woggon, D.C.Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature and rotation of the spine. It causes progressive deformity of the skeletal structure and changes in the overall posture of the patient. Scoliosis can also cause serious emotional stress, especially in adolescents. However, it...Read More >>
 
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