November 2011
November 2011

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Welcome back to the pages of The American Chiropractor,  your monthly source for the latest news and breakthroughs in the profession, and NOW your source for CE credits too!!! This issue, you will have the chance to actually receive CE...Read More >>

Distance Learning
The University of Bridgeport and THE AMERICAN CHIROPRACTOR: Bring Distance Learning to Your DoorstepThe University of Bridgeport and THE AMERICAN CHIROPRACTOR: Bring Distance...TAC Staff In the hussle and bustle of running a practice, it can be hard to manage all of the continuing education credits that the states require.  With this in mind,  The American Chiropractor Magazine and the University of...Read More >>
Low Back PainLow Back PainDr. James Lehman, D.C., M.B.A., D.A.B.C.O.Introduction Chiropractors and primary care providers commonly see patients suffering with acute low back pain.  An episode of acute low back pain is the fifth most common reason for all physician visits.  This musculoskeletal malady affects 90% of the...Read More >>
Special Feature
Dr. Ned Hallowell, Driven to HelpDr. Ned Hallowell, Driven to HelpTAC StaffEdward (Ned) Hallowell,  M.D., ED. (Hon., 2005), a child and adult psychiatrist, author and graduate of Harvard College and Tulane Medical School, is the founder of  The Hallowell Centers in Sudbury, Massachusetts and New York City.  He was a member...Read More >>

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Other Articles
Peer Review Abuse: A Plan for an EndPeer Review Abuse: A Plan for an EndMark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.Medical peer review is a process whereby doctors evaluate the quality of work done by their colleagues, in order to determine compliance with accepted health care standards. This self-regulatory procedure provides quality assurance for the medical community by fostering standardization...Read More >>
Orthotics
Make Me Run FASTER!Make Me Run FASTER!Kirk Lee, D.C.How many times have you heard from an athlete, “Make me run faster!” or “Improve my performance!”? Many athletes would gladly take a little pain for better performance and faster speed. However, ignoring the warning signs of pain can be...Read More >>
Special Feature
The Blood Pressure Conspiracy: Manufacturing Chronic Illness for Monetary Gain!The Blood Pressure Conspiracy: Manufacturing Chronic Illness for Monetary Gain!Galen O. BallardPaperwork.  Dr. Mark Franks, D.C. was appalled by the number of his patients who had been placed on blood pressure medications by their allopathic physicians when such intervention was clearly not indicated. They had been persuaded because they were told...Read More >>
Nutrition
How Well Do You Know Your Ginseng? Maybe Not So Well... Heres WhyHow Well Do You Know Your Ginseng? Maybe Not So...Dr. Ron Gilbert D.C., David C. KonnWhat is Ginseng? There is good reason why you may not know your ginseng so well.  Although ginseng is one of the most well known herbs or supplements it is also the most misunderstood.  Most people have heard of “ginseng”,...Read More >>
Obesity: Why Exercise Doesn’t Work!Obesity: Why Exercise Doesn’t Work!Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., M.S., and Rick BramosAre you guilty of recommending exercise to help your overweight patients lose unwanted fat? The answer could have a major impact on your clinical outcomes. Do you really believe that juggling balls for a few minutes daily—as seen on NBC...Read More >>
A New Approach To Metabolic SyndromeA New Approach To Metabolic SyndromeMichael P. Ciell, R.Ph.The Greatest Healthcare/Financial Crisis   Metabolic Syndrome (aka Syndrome X) with its four hallmark symptoms of obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia is devastating our country as well as the whole of North America.  In March of 2005 the National Institutes of...Read More >>

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Yellow Pages
State Accuses Chiropractor Of Unethical Practices; Functional Endocrinologist Accused of Practicing MedicineState Accuses Chiropractor Of Unethical Practices; Functional Endocrinologist Accused of...TAC Staff: Yellow PagesDENVER, CO -- The state of Colorado took action against a chiropractor, handing down pages of violations, accusing him of unethical practices, after a television investigation exposed his business practices.  Over the past year, many former patients of chiropractor Brandon...Read More >>
Yellow Pages
D.C. Loses Insurance Case and Pays Big for FraudD.C. Loses Insurance Case and Pays Big for FraudTAC Staff: Yellow PagesBOSTON, MA-- For the second time this year, The Norfolk & Dedham Group has won a significant insurance fraud/racketeering case filed against a chiropractor and his treatment facilities. By a Memorandum of Decision issued September 15, 2011, a judge sitting...Read More >>

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