April 2013
April 2013

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Malpractice Insurance.  It’s something we all need to comply with licensing laws, in most cases. We know we need it, so we get it, right?  When deciding who you’re hiring, it’s always best to get to know all your options....Read More >>

Malpractice Insurance
New Risks from Changing Healthcare LawsNew Risks from Changing Healthcare LawsStuart E. Hoffman, D.C., F.I.C.A.On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This law puts in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will extend for four years and beyond. The vision and timeline seem daunting, from the 2010...Read More >>
Organized Medicine Considers Chiropractic as a First Line Solution to the Opioid EpidemicOrganized Medicine Considers Chiropractic as a "First Line" Solution to...Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.The opioid problem in the United States is real and the prime culprit is prescription opioid pain relievers. Paulozzi, Jones, Mack, and Rudd, in The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) publication, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, on November...Read More >>
Kathy's Monthly Chronicles
Use a Pre-Acceptance Interview for Better New-Patient Communication and ConversionUse a Pre-Acceptance Interview for Better New-Patient Communication and ConversionKathy Mills Chang, MCS-P Some doctors struggle to keep a steady flow of new patients. One of the reasons we hear the most often for new-patient numbers that are lower than average is difficulty explaining initial finances when a patient calls and asks...Read More >>


Other Articles
Adrenal Fatigue and Chiropractic CareAdrenal Fatigue and Chiropractic CareJames L. Wilson, DC, PhDStress is one of the largest understated health problems in our country.1 Every chiropractor understands the important role the autonomic nervous system (ANS) plays in stress, and which adjustments enhance sympathetic/parasympathetic balance, decrease nervous tension, and produce relaxation and calm. ...Read More >>
The Post-Chemotherapy Neuropathy Patient - Can YOU Help Them?The Post-Chemotherapy Neuropathy Patient - Can YOU Help Them?John Hayes, D.C.A cancer diagnosis is terrifying.    The questions, the fear, and the concept of facing mortality are enough to paralyze even the strongest individual.   In the not so distant past, the standard was surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation, or some combination of...Read More >>
The Chiropractic Scoliosis Patient DilemmaThe Chiropractic Scoliosis Patient DilemmaDennis Woggon, BSc, DCWhat is the chiropractic profession’s position when it comes to treating scoliosis? What have our chiropractic universities taught us? Are we only treating subluxations and not the scoliosis? Are we adjusting for symptoms and not trying to correct the scoliosis?...Read More >>
Subluxations and Blockages and Interferences, Oh My!Subluxations and Blockages and Interferences, Oh My!Tedd Koren, DC"Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!" Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz reminds us that the world is full of many dangers. It’s the same with the body. There are many things that can disconnect us...Read More >>
Extension Exercise For Thoracic KyphosisExtension Exercise For Thoracic KyphosisMark R. Payne, DCGreetings and welcome to Science In Brief. This column is an extension of ScienceInBrief.com, our chiropractic literature review service. The Science In Brief project scans the scientific literature base, both past and current, for articles of interest to practicing chiropractors,...Read More >>
Dealing with Subluxations EffectivelyDealing with Subluxations EffectivelyOgi Ressel, DCMost doctors I speak with have a difficult time determining how often a patient should be adjusted. It all seems to stem from our understanding, application, and patient explanation of “maintenance care” and “corrective care”—terminology we often use interchangeably.   What...Read More >>


Yellow Pages
Two Years Later Chiropractor Charged With Groping PatientTwo Years Later Chiropractor Charged With Groping PatientTAC Staff: Yellow Pages Seattle, WA: A Federal Way chiropractor alleged to have sexually assaulted three patients now faces a criminal charge in one purported groping.   More than two years after the first woman went to authorities, King County prosecutors have a chiropractor with...Read More >>
D.C. Burglarizing Tucson AreaD.C. Burglarizing Tucson AreaTAC Staff: Yellow Pages Tucson, AZ - A string of businesses burglaries throughout the Tucson area in a 3-month period. There's been well over 60 cases in the Tucson area. Pima County Sheriff's Burglary detectives say they may have a break in the case...Read More >>
Athlete Back on the Ice Thanks to Chiropractic CareAthlete Back on the Ice Thanks to Chiropractic CareJohn Danchik, D.C., F.I.C.C., F.A.C.C.History and Presenting Symptoms The patient, a 24-year-old male semi-professional hockey player, reports a recent right hamstring “grab” that just does not seem to be improving. His history includes several injuries to the same hamstring muscle during his collegiate playing...Read More >>
Why Don’t MDs Refer to Chiropractors?Why Don’t MDs Refer to Chiropractors?Joel Starr, DCThe coveted physician-referred patient is a source of pride for those chiropractors fortunate enough to receive one. The referrals may come in large numbers, proliferate and, if done properly, be self-sustaining.   However, reaching out to local physicians is something the...Read More >>
Facebook Is Growing and So Can Your New PatientsFacebook Is Growing and So Can Your New PatientsTeri KananSo what is all this hype and talk about facebook? Is it here to stay? Do you really have to have a business facebook page? What will happen if you do not? Let me answer these important questions. In 2013...Read More >>
ACA House of Delegates Approves 10-Year Vision StatementACA House of Delegates Approves 10-Year Vision StatementTAC StaffArlington, Va.--The American Chiropractic Association's (ACA) House of Delegates (HOD) approved a new statement outlining what the association hopes to achieve over the next 10 years on behalf of the chiropractic profession and its patients. With an eye toward the...Read More >>


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