August 2012
August 2012

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.The chiropractic adjustment is a powerful tool for achieving health optimization, there’s no doubt about that one. With improving technology, a more clear understanding of underlying biomechanics has brought with it new questions.  One of these questions is how to...Read More >>

Marketing
Social Media Marketing for ChiropractorsSocial Media Marketing for ChiropractorsDavid Lemberg, D.C.Chiropractors now have access to a broad range of powerful social media marketing tools, the same tools that helped topple dictatorships in the Middle East. What Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube did and are doing for social causes and concerns...Read More >>
Radiology
Unilateral SpondylolysisUnilateral SpondylolysisTerry R. Yochum, D.C., D.A.C.B.R., Fellow, A.C.C.R., and Alicia M. Yochum, R.N., D.C.Case History: This is a young college student who plays competitive basketball and is complaining of chronic mid lumbar spine pain. She hurts on hyperextension and has some relief on flexion. The specific diagnosis is? Figure 1.   ...Read More >>
Perspective
Subluxation Vs. Disc Herniation: A New Paradigm for ChiropracticSubluxation Vs. Disc Herniation: A New Paradigm for ChiropracticJohn W. Fiore D.C.Almost every Doctor of Chiropractic that has been in practice for 8-10 yrs. or more has experienced the chagrin of treating a patient for a subluxation and afterwards having them discontinue care, only to find out later that the patient...Read More >>

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Interviews
Reflecting on the Past and Focused on the Future: Interview with Dr. Patrick GentempoReflecting on the Past and Focused on the Future: Interview...TAC StaffDr. Patrick Gentempo is the CEO of Action Potential Holdings, Inc. and is arguably one of the best-known figures in the chiropractic profession today. He has acted as cofounder and chief executive of well-known entities within the profession. These include...Read More >>
Orthopedic Surgeons Alternative Care to Back Surgery: Interview with Arieh Grober,M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon's Alternative Care to Back Surgery: Interview with Arieh...TAC StaffGraduated in 1977 from Haifa-University Technion Medical School, Israel. Dr. Grober assumed Post-Graduate studies at Tel-Aviv University and worked for many years as an Orthopedic Surgeon in the Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical-Center where he specialized in Orthopedic Surgery. In 1999,...Read More >>
Rehabilitation
Chiropractic and Elastic Therapeutic Taping: Helping a Young Athlete Finish the GameChiropractic and Elastic Therapeutic Taping: Helping a Young Athlete Finish...Stephen W. Boyles D.C,CKTIWe all employ a variety of techniques with our patients, and even with people we may not originally have thought of as patients. In almost 20 years as an educator and practicing DC, I have often been asked to share...Read More >>
Why Every Chiropractor Should Be a DME (Durable Medical Equipment) SupplierWhy Every Chiropractor Should Be a DME (Durable Medical Equipment)...James C. Antos , D.C.After 34 years of private chiropractic practice, I have found that some fundamental keys to practice security, financial security, and peace of mind lie in these simple facts.     First, as a chiropractor I must be able to get positive...Read More >>
Practice Management
How to End a Roller Coaster PracticeHow to End a Roller Coaster PracticePaul S. Inselman, D.C.The January 5, 2012 CNN Money article “Doctors are Going Broke” stated, “most doctors in private practice have experienced a 10 percent to 15 percent profit leak which can lead to significant losses in their bank account.” Since 2008, the...Read More >>
What Does It Take to Succeed as an Entrepreneur?What Does It Take to Succeed as an Entrepreneur?Tom Owen IIIMaking the decision to open your own chiropractic practice can be both exciting and terrifying. First of all, congratulations on your decision to branch out from the comfort zone you have enjoyed while working for someone else's practice. Taking a...Read More >>
Anatomy of a Practice Consultant Buyer Beware: How to Choose the Right OneAnatomy of a Practice Consultant Buyer Beware: How to Choose...Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.Disclosure: I am a practice consultant and, after 31 years in the industry, I have been on both sides of the fence. I see and speak to many new consultants in the industry and some are excellent, yet I see...Read More >>

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Yellow Pages
Dallas Humble Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Distribution of Chinese HGHDallas Humble Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Distribution of Chinese...TAC Staff: Yellow Pages MONROE, LA. -- Dallas Humble, a chiropractor, and former practice manager plead guilty to conspiracy against the federal government and illegal distribution of the human growth hormone in the Federal Court building located in Schreveport, Louisiana, Wednesday, July 25th ....Read More >>
Yellow Pages
State Farm Insurance on Trial for Inflammatory Accusations Against ChiropractorState Farm Insurance on Trial for Inflammatory Accusations Against ChiropractorTAC Staff: Yellow Pages PA - A Pennsylvania chiropractor can proceed with a claim that State Farm Insurance defamed him in an attempt to ruin his business, a federal judge ruled. Peter Schatzberg, who has a doctorate in chiropractic, says State Farm arbitrarily began...Read More >>
Nutrition
Five Reasons Why Incorporating Nutrition Will Launch Your Success, Plus One Tip on Getting StartedFive Reasons Why Incorporating Nutrition Will Launch Your Success, Plus...Charles C.DuBoisTommy Thompson, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, and current United States Senate candidate is enthusiastic about wellness and prevention.   “Seven out of 10 deaths are caused by chronic diseases, and more than 75 percent of health...Read More >>
Technology
Empowering Your Practice with Certified EHR SoftwareEmpowering Your Practice with Certified EHR SoftwareDr. Michael Failla, D.C.Paperwork. Administration. ARRA. Eligibility. Billing.Employees.Supplies.Collection.Equipment.SOAP notes. Insurance claims. Legal issues. These are the realities of a chiropractic practice, and we haven’t even mentioned the adjustment. Did we all, prior to becoming chiropractors, tell our friends and colleagues that we had...Read More >>
Case Study
High Heels Involved with Postural Stress ConditionsHigh Heels Involved with Postural Stress ConditionsJohn Danchik, D.C., F.I.C.C., F.A.C.C.History and Presenting Symptoms A 47-year-old female presents with recurrent, sharp pain in her low back. These episodes, which usually resolve within a few days, concern her because they are becoming more frequent. Using a Visual Analog Scale, she describes the...Read More >>
Research Review
Landmark Upper Cervical Safety and Efficacy Study PublishedLandmark Upper Cervical Safety and Efficacy Study PublishedCraig York, D.C.Adding to the growing body of evidence supporting the safety, efficacy, efficiency and patient satisfaction regarding upper cervical chiropractic techniques is the recent publication of “Symptomatic reactions, clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction associated with upper cervical chiropractic care: A prospective,...Read More >>

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