April 2012
April 2012

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Welcome back Doctor! There’s a lot going on across chiropractic, and we’ve been working hard to keep you up to date, and ahead of the curve with regard to many of the changes. Questions that may run through your mind...Read More >>

Malpractice Insurance
Informed Consent Emerging as a New Basic Element in Patient CommunicationsInformed Consent Emerging as a New Basic Element in Patient...Stuart E. Hoffman, D.C., F.I.C.A.Effective risk management requires every chiropractic practitioner’s daily attention. Consistent attention to detail and regular examination and re-evaluation of the risk-management basics, and now an up-to-date knowledge of and compliance with your state’s official rules are essential to your practice’s...Read More >>
IME & Peer Review Doctors:  2012 Malpractice Coverage Leaves You in Grave Peril Part 1IME & Peer Review Doctors: 2012 Malpractice Coverage Leaves...Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.Independent medical examiners (IMEs) and peer review doctors all have one thing in common: they are in the business for money, as their level of expertise and professional training offer nothing to the "clients" they evaluate. The purpose of their...Read More >>
Personal Injury
Insurance Fraud PreventionInsurance Fraud PreventionJonathan Walker D.C.Picture yourself driving home late one night with your spouse from a concert downtown. Your normal route is under construction, so you have to detour through a part of town that you don’t ever like to be in, but certainly...Read More >>


Kathy's Monthly Chronicles
You Mean I Can’t Jack My Fees Just Because It’s PIP?You Mean I Can’t Jack My Fees Just Because It’s...Kathy Mills ChangBecause I get so many unusual questions, I really should not have been surprised by this one. After all, many doctors believe that it is perfectly acceptable to have different fee schedules for different kinds of patients. As I asked...Read More >>
Educating Your Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: Patients on Complementary Alternative TherapiesEducating Your Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: Patients on Complementary Alternative TherapiesJohn Hayes, D.C.Your chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy patients are probably sick of taking pills and being stuck with needles. The idea of having to take even more medication after their chemotherapy is over can be frustrating. They’ve made it through chemotherapy and all...Read More >>
Special Feature
Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy and ChiropracticPulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy and ChiropracticTAC StaffInterview with Dr. Glen Bobker, Certified iMRS/Mediconsult Health Technician   Dr. Glen Bobker received his undergraduate degree from SUNY at STONY BROOK (1976) and his Doctorate (1981) from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC).  Graduating from NYCC with honors, he was inducted...Read More >>
Practice Management
Keys to a Successful Paperless PracticeKeys to a Successful Paperless PracticeDr. Michael Failla, D.C.The benefits of a paperless office are numerous, but for many this goal has been elusive. Instead, the computer age has generated more paper than ever before. But with the right approach, it is possible to build a successful paperless...Read More >>
Your Practice in 2012: A Blueprint for Constant Change and GrowthYour Practice in 2012: A Blueprint for Constant Change and...Chris Tomshack, D.C. Way back in 1997, I realized my wildly successful practice was, in fact, broken. And it all began with a simple question posed to me by a former high school classmate.   “Chris, where’ve you been?” At the time, I...Read More >>
Murphy’s Law (3) When Starting a PracticeMurphy’s Law (3) When Starting a PracticePeter G. Fernandez, D.C.Doing your own remodeling… will cost you more. Murphy's Law” is an old adage that is typically stated as: "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong". When you start a new practice you’ll experience many examples of...Read More >>


Yellow Pages
PIP: Scott Arm Bending Works in FloridaPIP: Scott 'Arm Bending' Works in FloridaTAC Staff: Yellow PagesTallahasse, FL Gov. Rick Scott scored a huge victory  when the Florida Senate signed off on a last-ditch effort to crack down on personal injury protection fraud. But the vote elicited rebukes from some senators who wanted the upper chamber...Read More >>
Allstate Seeking $2M in Accidental Payments in Consumer Protection MeasureAllstate Seeking $2M in Accidental Payments in "Consumer Protection" MeasureTAC Staff: Yellow Pages HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.,  -- Allstate Insurance Company has filed its first insurance fraud lawsuit of 2012, seeking to recover $2 million dollars against 27 New York area defendants.  The Complaint names multiple physicians, chiropractors, medical professional corporations, and clinic lay-owners allegedly used to control the medical...Read More >>
How to Prevent Sports Injuries Using Functional Muscle Neurology®How to Prevent Sports Injuries Using "Functional Muscle Neurology"®Allan Oolo Austin, DC, DO, NMD, CCRD, CCSP, DAc, FIAMA, CFIS, PhD (Hon)Without question the main cause of elite athletes not attaining their goals is injuries.  Debilitating injury to muscles or tendons being the culprit. Much has been discovered in recent years relating to the imbalance mechanisms of aberrant and imbalanced pull...Read More >>
Research Review
Evolutionary Aspects of Diet: The Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and the Brain  Molecular NeurobiologyEvolutionary Aspects of Diet: The Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and the Brain...Dan Murphy, D.C.Artemis P. SimopoulosThis article has 116 referencesLA = linoleic acid (plant derived omega-6 fatty acid)ALA = alpha linolenic acid (plant derived omega-3 fatty acidFrom Abstract   Several sources of information suggest that human beings evolved on a...Read More >>


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