June 2012
June 2012

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Welcome back colleagues, we have a great issue in store for you, featuring Obesity. The obese patient is at a heightened risk for having subluxations and experiencing obesity’s sequelae, which include degenerative disc disease and arthritic conditions, among other things. ...Read More >>
Interviews
One Doctor’s Solution to the Insurance ProblemOne Doctor’s Solution to the Insurance ProblemTodd Singleton, D.C.Increase Your Practice by Expanding Your Focus from the 7% to 12% of Your Town Who Seek Chiropractic Care, to the 66% to 86% of Your Town Who Are Seeking This…   Todd Singleton, D.C., is an author, speaker, consultant...Read More >>

Alternative Therapies
Enhance Your Chiro-Care by Controlling Inflammation and Infection with Cryotherapy!Enhance Your Chiro-Care by Controlling Inflammation and Infection with Cryotherapy!John W. Fiore, D.C.Some of the most difficult patients Doctors of Chiropractic face in full-time practice are the cases of severe brachial neuritis, sciatica, torticolis, and hot discs (disc protrusions and bulged, slipped, herniated, or ruptured discs are treated synonymously, for they all...Read More >>
Incorporating Energy Medicine in Your Chiropractic Practice Through Pulsed Electromagnetic (Pemf) TherapyIncorporating Energy Medicine in Your Chiropractic Practice Through Pulsed Electromagnetic...Michael C. Pierce, J.D.Wherever chiropractors are in their continuum of education, energy medicine and Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy is worthy of investigation.  The Doctor Oz Show recently referred to PEMF as “cutting technology that will change the practice of medicine.”...Read More >>
Radiology
MelorheostosisMelorheostosisTerry R. Yochum, D.C., D.A.C.B.R., Fellow, A.C.C.R., and Alicia M. Yochum, D.C., R.N., BSN[Case History] This male patient has a history of multiple traumas to his humerus.  Are these radiopacities exuberant callous formation from hematoma? Diagnosis:  The answer is no!! This is a rare sclerotic skeletal dysplasia referred to as “MELORHEOSTOSIS”. General Considerations...Read More >>

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Orthotics
Back Surgery Averted for a Teenaged BoyBack Surgery Averted for a Teenaged BoyJohn Danchik, D.C., F.I.C.C., F.A.C.C.History and Presenting SymptomsThe patient is a 13-year-old boy who was identified at a school screening to have a discrepancy in his shoulder heights. His parents were advised to contact an orthopedic surgeon for further evaluation. They reported that...Read More >>
Research Review
Red Blood Cell Omega-3 Fatty Acid Levels and Markers of Accelerated Brain Aging NeurologyRed Blood Cell Omega-3 Fatty Acid Levels and Markers of...Dan Murphy, D.C. Z.S. Tan, MD, MPH; W.S. Harris, PhD; A.S. Beiser, PhD; R. Au, PhD; J.J. Himali, MS; and 7 more. This study was done at Boston University School of Medicine. Docosahexaenoic acid = DHA Eicosapentaenoic acid...Read More >>
Obesity
How to Incorporate Healthy, Low Glycemic, Non-Inflammatory Foods for Disease Management, Prevention, and Weight LossHow to Incorporate Healthy, Low Glycemic, Non-Inflammatory Foods for Disease...Christopher Fuzy, M.S., R.D., L.D., Clinical/Sports NutritionistBackground After 21 years of nutritionally counseling patients in our clinics and implementing hundreds of nutrition counseling programs with doctors nationwide, most health care practitioners agree about the challenges we face with advising our patients on how to improve their lifestyles....Read More >>
Leave Your Fat BehindLeave Your Fat BehindEric Kaplan, D.C.Jerry Seinfeld, in his bestselling book, 'Sein Language', states, “Everyone wants to be healthy, but no one knows where to begin.” We begin here-now-today. My objective in life became making a difference in the Healthcare Crisis. The adulation...Read More >>

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News
Congressional Committee Calls Chiropractic Key Benefit Within DoD Health Care System, Urges Pay Equity SystemCongressional Committee Calls Chiropractic "Key Benefit" Within DoD Health Care...TAC Staff  Arlington, Va.- Members of the House Armed Services Committee have approved the inclusion of a strong, pro-chiropractic directive in their official committee report accompanying the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. The committee language asserts that services provided by doctors...Read More >>
Yellow Pages
FBI: Chiropractor Planning Escape ArrestedFBI: Chiropractor Planning Escape ArrestedTAC Staff: Yellow PagesDAYTONA BEACH, FL -- Anticipating Joseph Wagner would bolt for the Dominican Republic where he was supposed to marry a prostitute, the FBI arrested the 62-year-old chiropractor in May, charging him with dispensing controlled substances and health care fraud...Read More >>
Out of Work D.C. Accused of Using Cat Calls to Win Children’s TrustOut of Work D.C. Accused of Using Cat Calls to...TAC Staff: Yellow PagesHIALEAH, FL. A.,  -- man who Hialeah police say took videos of young children in department stores has been accused of similar charges. Out of work chiropractor Jonathan Davis turned himself in to authorities late Friday night and posted bail...Read More >>
Practice Management
How to Raise Your Practice ExpectationsHow to Raise Your Practice ExpectationsTom Owen III Surprisingly, many chiropractors do not know that the success or failure of their practice first starts in the mind. Even before a dollar is collected, a chiropractor that has limited himself in the goals he has set for his practice...Read More >>
Working with the Medical Community Without Losing Our IdentityWorking with the Medical Community Without Losing Our Identity William Owens Jr., DC, DAAMLP, CPC Building a working relationship with the medical community is a wonderful way to reach patients and create a referral network that will continue for the life of your practice.  If done properly, chiropractic can stand as a separate and distinct...Read More >>
Perspective
Treating: Doctors Can Fight & Overturn Improper IME and Peer ReviewsTreating: Doctors Can Fight & Overturn Improper IME and Peer...Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M. The IME, or independent medical examination, and peer review processes are necessary and integral steps in maintaining a system of checks and balances in health care billing in order to prevent unnecessary care. Over the last two decades, the system...Read More >>

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