May 2012
May 2012

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Dear Reader,   Our family here at The American Chiropractor Magazine lost an important team member this past month, Jean Marie Irelan Busch.    With our hearts heavy, we are happy to send this important issue to your doorstep.   To read about...Read More >>
Malpractice Insurance
2012 Malpractice Coverage Leaves You in Grave Peril Part 22012 Malpractice Coverage Leaves You in Grave Peril Part 2Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.In part 1 of this 2 part series, published in the April, 2012 edition of The American Chiropractor, I reported the exposure that IME and peer review doctors have in states with no "duty of care." I reported, "While an...Read More >>

In Memoriam
In Loving Memory: The American Chiropractor Celebrates the Life of Editor, Wife & Mother, Jean Marie Irelan BuschIn Loving Memory: The American Chiropractor Celebrates the Life of...TAC StaffAfter 34 years of consistent service to the chiropractic profession through her work here at the magazine, on March 29th, 2012, TAC Editor Jean Marie Irelan Busch made the transition leaving us with the honor of carrying on her legacy.    Jean,...Read More >>
Special Feature
Chiro Racing to Make Debut at Indy 500Chiro Racing to Make Debut at Indy 500John Wagner D.C. When Brandon Wagner steps into his IndyCar, few truly understand how chiropractic health and guiding a 200-mph missile while strapped into tight quarters come together. Actually, it’s a challenge that the future chiropractor would confront every chance he could. The...Read More >>
Interviews
Perspective From the Outside In: Interview with Andrew CheesmanPerspective From the Outside In: Interview with Andrew CheesmanTAC StaffAndrew Cheesman, who has been with NAOMI/RF System Lab since 2007, is Sr. VP of Marketing and Sales for North America. Having an extensive background in merchant banking, Cheesman has lived in eight countries and has done business with 52...Read More >>

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Rehabilitation
The Importance of Good FormThe Importance of Good FormDr. Dennis Woggon & Dr. Josh WoggonWhat Scoliois Can Teach Us about Postural Rehab  Manifestation of any health problem is not a spontaneous event; before the clinical onset, precluding factors exist.  Although these factors are unique in each patient, understanding how they contributed to the malady...Read More >>
Poor Posture and the Tweet GenerationPoor Posture and the Tweet GenerationJoseph Ventura D.C.Consider the conclusions from two recent studies: “A significant linear trend for increasing sagittal plane postural translations of the head, thorax, pelvis, and knee was found in children age from 4 years to 12 years.”1   “Poor posture was diagnosed in...Read More >>
Other Articles
Look Closer: The Answer May Not Be ObviousLook Closer: The Answer May Not Be ObviousKirk Lee, D.C.Even with everything we do in the evaluation process of our patients, sometimes outside forces like activities of daily living, job, family and financial stress can complicate the presenting vertebral subluxation complexes and its resulting signs and symptoms. Sometimes even...Read More >>
Create Your Own Stimulus PlanCreate Your Own Stimulus PlanClaude CoteThere is no doubt that obtaining $44,000.00 from the government is very enticing. In this hard economy, who would say “No” to such a gift? A gift? Well, not exactly. If you are interested in Electronic Health Record software programs,...Read More >>

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Yellow Pages
P.I. Fraud Sting Nabs Chiropractor in BridgeportP.I. Fraud Sting Nabs Chiropractor in BridgeportTAC Staff: Yellow PagesBRIDGEPORT, C.T. -- A Milford chiropractor faces up to five years in prison after admitting to conspiring to make false statements relating to health care matters as part of a million-dollar fraud scheme. Jennifer Lynne, 39, who owns and operates...Read More >>
Emerging Science Reveals Chemicals From Myriad Sources Show Up in Food and May Be Harmful at Lower Amounts than ThoughtEmerging Science Reveals Chemicals From Myriad Sources Show Up in...TAC Staff: Yellow PagesNew York, N.Y.,  –On the heels of the decision last month by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to allow continued use of the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) in food packaging, a new report today, “If Food is in Plastic,...Read More >>
Radiology
Fractures of the Pubis and IschiumFractures of the Pubis and IschiumTerry R. Yochum, D.C., D.A.C.B.R., Fellow, A.C.C.R. Alicia M. Yochum, D.C., R.N., B.S.N. [Case History] This patient presents following severe trauma to the pelvic region after a motorcycle accident.   Diagnosis:  This patient has bilateral fractures of the superior and inferior pubic rami which has been referred to as a STRADDLE FRACTURE. Fortunately, this...Read More >>
Alternative Therapies
What is Laser Therapy and Does it Really Work?What is Laser Therapy and Does it Really Work?George Gedevanishvili, M.D.The history of laser began in 1917 when laser theory was first postulated by Albert Einstein in his fundamental work “Zur quantum theories der strahklung”.1 The actual word LASER stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation and the...Read More >>

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