July 2012
July 2012

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.It’s hot in the summer! This summer, be sure to cheer on the Team USA Water Polo team, and fellow D.C., Dr. Terry Schroeder, as they go for the gold in London! We’ve interviewed Dr. Schroeder in the past,...Read More >>

Practice Operations
Important Clarification Regarding CCGPP’s : Development of Clinical Guidelines and AlgorithmsImportant Clarification Regarding CCGPP’s : Development of Clinical Guidelines and...Thomas J. Augat, D.C., MS, CCSP, FASAIt has come to my attention that yet another small group of individuals in our profession is hard at work spreading misinformation amongst their colleagues, this time in regards to CCGPP’s formulation of acute and chronic care guidelines and treatment...Read More >>
Interviews
Humble D.C. to Lead Team U.S.A.Humble D.C. to Lead Team U.S.A.Terry Schroeder, D.C.In 1900, men's water polo became the first team sport introduced at the modern Olympic Games. The rules of the game were different in Europe, so in the 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis the Europeans refused to participate. As...Read More >>
Technology
Chiropractic Offices: iPad or Not?Chiropractic Offices: iPad or Not?Claude CoteWhile in the airport, I stopped at a news stand to buy a magazine and saw on the front page of Laptop magazine: iPad or Not? I thought this was a terrific question for the chiropractic field and thought chiropractors...Read More >>

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Orthotics
Consider Hobbies to Determine What’s Causing PainConsider Hobbies to Determine What’s Causing PainKirk Lee, D.C.As chiropractors, when we conduct our case histories and examinations we typically determine mechanisms of injury to be related to specific instances of trauma, repetitive macrotrauma or microtrauma. However, we should also consider posture, activities of daily living and hobbies...Read More >>
Perspective
Why Self-Development is Crucial  for the Entrepreneurial ChiropractorWhy Self-Development is Crucial for the Entrepreneurial ChiropractorTom Owen IIIChiropractors are often considered to be true entrepreneurs. This is because they often graduate from their educational program and immediately open and build their own businesses from the ground up, without a formalized support system. Furthermore, they do not have...Read More >>
Low Back Pain
Chiropractic: A Solution to Preventing Recurrence of Low Back Pain and Disability for both Non-complicated and Complex Diagnosis in Acute and Chronic CareChiropractic: A Solution to Preventing Recurrence of Low Back Pain...Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.The parameters for the utilization and timing of chiropractic care are seemingly misappropriated in mandated guidelines at the expense of the general public and public and private insurers who end up spending more at the end of the day based...Read More >>
Cancer
The Chiropractor’s Role in Quality of Life for Cancer PatientsThe Chiropractor’s Role in Quality of Life for Cancer PatientsJeff Sklar, D.C.Over the past two and a half years I have had the opportunity to learn more about the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation than I would ever have imagined. Working more than 40 plus hours a week with patients...Read More >>
Decompression
Non-Surgical Axial Spinal Decompression: Fad or Evolving Treatment?Non-Surgical Axial Spinal Decompression: Fad or Evolving Treatment?Donald Geisler, B.Sc.(H.K.), D.C.Imagine for a moment that you are asked to use a new “thing” that looks like a television but has a keyboard and performs mathematical calculations as simply as your calculator. Or try a “wireless” phone, a phone that doesn’t...Read More >>
Radiology
Digital X-ray Solutions for ChiropracticDigital X-ray Solutions for ChiropracticRyan EverhartX-rays play an important role in determining the exact cause for many health complications in patients. The advancements in radiography are allowing physicians to pinpoint the exact cause of complications through high quality output in a matter of seconds. As...Read More >>

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Yellow Pages
Man Buys Chiropractic Clinic, Then Treats WomenMan Buys Chiropractic Clinic, Then Treats WomenTAC Staff: Yellow PagesPHILLADELPHIA, PA FROM THE OUTSIDE, the Oasis Holistic Healing Village, housed in an Italianate former mansion on a leafy block near Rittenhouse Square, appeared as serene as its name suggested. Except that behind the extravagant stone facade, the man...Read More >>
10 Arrested in Massage Parlor Sting10 Arrested in Massage Parlor StingTAC Staff: Yellow PagesBELLEVUE, WA -10 people were arrested and three others cited for having fraudulent massage practitioner licenses. The arrests were part of an on-going investigation of people submitting suspected counterfeit Chinese school and licensing credentials while filling out the Practitioner...Read More >>
News
Dr. Yochum Wins Fraternal AwardDr. Yochum Wins Fraternal AwardTAC StaffDr. Terry R. Yochum was honored by the Sigma Chi Fraternity as one of approximately 20 brothers to receive the distinguished “Significant Sig Award.” The honor was bestowed on Dr. Yochum on June 25, 2011 in Dallas, Texas at the...Read More >>
Kathy's Monthly Chronicles
Medical Review Policy Is Your FriendMedical Review Policy Is Your FriendKathy Mills Chang It's the kind of phone call no doctor wants to receive. This particular doctor vaguely remembered the representative from the insurance carrier asking questions several months ago about some of the procedures performed in the office. She also vaguely remembered...Read More >>
Practice Management
Budgeting & Planning: Budgeting Includes Short and Long Term PlansBudgeting & Planning: Budgeting Includes Short and Long Term PlansEric Kaplan, D.C., F.I.A.M.A.Look Beyond Next Year! We are very excited when we get more new patients. To get new patients, marketing is important, but financial management can be the key to successful marketing. Once you get a new...Read More >>
Retirement
The Retirement Wild Card: Planning for Your Future Healthcare CostsThe Retirement Wild Card: Planning for Your Future Healthcare CostsJay Horowitz, CFP ™, CRPC ™Planning financially for retirement is becoming an increasingly complex task, and the rising cost of healthcare isn’t helping matters. Household and national budgets are pinched in part thanks to more expensive care, a population with longer life expectancies and growing...Read More >>

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