January 2012
January 2012

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Hello Doctor, Let's get 2012 off to a great start from the beginning!  A clear vision of the destination from the inception is the only way to get where you want to go.  One person with a very clear vision...Read More >>

Special Feature
A Vision for Chiropractors as Primary Spine Clinicians - A Paradigm Shift in Patient Management: Interview with Scott Haldeman, D.C., M.D.A Vision for Chiropractors as Primary Spine Clinicians - A...TAC Staff Scott Haldeman DC, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), FCCS(C), FAAN holds the positions of, adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine and  Visiting Professor...Read More >>
Practice Management
Going Paperless in 2012?  Great Tips on How to Choose Your New SystemGoing Paperless in 2012? Great Tips on How to...Claude Cote To the benefit of chiropractors, there are more and more full automated paperless systems available for their practice. This rapid growth in the chiropractic software industry is due to the high demand of the product, which is great...Read More >>
Building The Sports Chiropractic Practice – A Recipe for SuccessBuilding The Sports Chiropractic Practice – A Recipe for SuccessJay S. Greenstein, DC, CCSP, CGFI-L1, CKTP Throughout my travels I have had the opportunity to meet lots of great people in our profession. Many have been in practice for years, but some are in school, getting ready to graduate or just getting started. I’m...Read More >>


Kathy's Monthly Chronicles
Doc in the DarkDoc in the DarkKathy Mills Chang MCS-P I had four messages waiting when I returned from lunch. I’d only been out of the office for a couple of hours, so I was surprised they were all from the same doctor. I could tell right away there...Read More >>
An Easy Way to Add Nutrition to Treat Your Patients in PainAn Easy Way to Add Nutrition to Treat Your Patients...David R. Seaman, DC, MS, DABCN Low back pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit all physicians in the United States and it represents a substantial financial burden on society (1). The most common treatments are pharmaceuticals, which are either prescribed...Read More >>
Faster, More Dynamic Results for Sports Injuries and Performance Enhancement Using Advanced Arnica ProtocolsFaster, More Dynamic Results for Sports Injuries and Performance Enhancement... Frank King, Jr., ND, DC Chiropractors are often asked to assist their athletic and sport enthusiast patients who are seeking performance enhancement, rapid healing from injuries, inflammation and bruising, and pain relief. Whether pain is acute or chronic, it is important to utilize...Read More >>
Distance Learning
Evaluation and Management of Lumbar Discopathy with Lumbar RadiculopathyEvaluation and Management of Lumbar Discopathy with Lumbar RadiculopathyDr. James J. LehmanIntroduction Health care costs have been rising for several years. Expenditures in the United States on health care surpassed $2.3 trillion in 2008, more than three times the $714 billion spent in 1990, and over eight times the $253 billion spent...Read More >>
Adjustment vs. Manipulation: Does the language really matter to the future of chiropractic?Adjustment vs. Manipulation: Does the language really matter to the...Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M. My mantra for many years was "Chiropractors adjust and osteopaths and physical therapists manipulate." I had a dogmatic philosophical belief that anything else was blasphemy and that sentiment was and is shared erroneously by many. Over the years,...Read More >>
6 Secrets of Highly Successful Practices6 Secrets of Highly Successful PracticesEric Kaplan D.C. If your practice isn’t exactly the well-oiled machine that it should be, it’s time for some serious maintenance. But you need the right tools – and the best place to look is in the toolkits of practices with...Read More >>
Is There a Minimum Time per Session for Decompression Therapy?Is There a Minimum Time per Session for Decompression Therapy?Jay Kennedy, D.C. What is the minimal time per session for successful traction/decompression? Do we need to deliver 15-plus minutes of mechanical traction to have a clinically important outcome…could we instead use just 1-3 minutes and have a similar clinical result?...Read More >>
Are Runners Welcomed at Your Office?Are Runners Welcomed at Your Office?Kirk Lee, DC When you developed your yearly marketing program, you probably thought about how to attract more children or geriatric patients to your office. Have you ever considered trying to attract more athletes, especially runners? There is a large, growing...Read More >>


Yellow Pages
Sitka Clinics Medical Files Show up on the InternetSitka Clinic's Medical Files Show up on the InternetTAC Staff: Yellow Pages SITKA, AK: -- A Sitka resident conducting an Internet search recently helped reveal that the personal information of more than 500 patients of a local chiropractor was available on the Web. Dr. Paul Beane, a chiropractor at the Sitka...Read More >>
Chiropractors Discriminated Against for Doing ChiropracticChiropractors Discriminated Against for Doing ChiropracticTAC Staff: Yellow Pages Phoenix, AZ: A group of chiropractors today called on Gov. Jan Brewer to fire the director of the Arizona Department of Insurance for not upholding a law they say requires insurance companies to cover chiropractic services. Dr. Alan Immerman, president of the Arizona Chiropractic Association,...Read More >>
Soap Star Sues ChiropractorSoap Star Sues ChiropractorTAC Staff: Yellow Pages Los Angeles, CA:  "She Won't Crack My Back 'Cause I'm a Scientology Reject".   "Young and the Restless" star Michael Fairman has filed a lawsuit against a Scientologist chiropractor -- claiming she refused to see him and his family after...Read More >>
Foot Levelers Releases New Software for the Associate® PlatinumFoot Levelers Releases New Software for the Associate® PlatinumTAC StaffRoanoke, VA- Foot Levelers has launched new software, V7+, which will enhance the Associate® Platinum and scanning patients’ feet.  With sharper, more detailed images, the V7+ is designed to explain the severity of pronation and how imbalances in feet can...Read More >>
CCE Receives Recommendation for Continuing AccreditationCCE Receives Recommendation for Continuing AccreditationTAC StaffArlington, Va.-- The Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) received a recommendation for a one-year continuing accreditation following a Dec. 14 hearing before the Department of Education's (DOE) National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). A one-year continuing accreditation...Read More >>
President of ChiroTouch™ Robert Moberg on Recent SuccessPresident of ChiroTouch™ Robert Moberg on Recent SuccessTAC StaffIntegrated Practice Solutions, Inc., creator of ChiroTouch™, has been named as one of America’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine.   Nothing succeeds like success.  It’s as true today as it was when Sir Arthur Helps of England first...Read More >>


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