July 2013
July 2013

Director's Desk
From the Directors DeskFrom the Director's DeskJoseph P. Busch, B.A., D.C.Even though chiropractic has been around over one hundred years, there are still a handful of chiropractors out there that studied under the earliest chiropractic professors. These chiropractors, living bridges to the roots of the profession itself, have had a...Read More >>

Interviews
Amazing Chiropractor Interview with Dr. Steven M. Horwitz, DC, CCSP, CSCS, CKTP: Sports Injury Practice with a Focus on Injury PreventionAmazing Chiropractor Interview with Dr. Steven M. Horwitz, DC, CCSP,...TAC StaffDr. Steven Horwitz is a graduate of Cornell University and the National College of Chiropractic. He is a certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weightlifting Club Coach, Kettlebell Instructor, USA Track and Field Level 1 Coach, and...Read More >>
Dr. Dick Versendaal: A Pioneer of Modern Chiropractic WellnessDr. Dick Versendaal: A Pioneer of Modern Chiropractic WellnessKen Murkowski, DCDr. Dick Versendaal is one of the last living doctors of chiropractic who studied under Dr. B.J. Palmer. Today, he still practices with the “big idea” in mind.    In a Q & A session with Dr. Ken Murkowski, Dr. Versendaal...Read More >>
Special Feature
Personal Injury Collections by State: 2011 vs. 2013Personal Injury Collections by State: 2011 vs. 2013Mark Studin, D.C., F.A.S.B.E.(C), D.A.A.P.M., D.A.A.P.L.M.Comparison of Collections vs. Cost of Living Analysis In February of 2011, I wrote in The American Chiropractor magazine, “Why is a life in Tennessee, South Dakota, and Texas worth more than a life in Hawaii and New York?” There...Read More >>

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Personal Injury
Cover Your Assets With Objective DataCover Your Assets With Objective DataDavid Marcarian, MA and Nancy Miggins, DCThe current healthcare ecosystem mandates efficiency and objectivism. The requirements to document, bill third party payors and actually get paid are becoming increasingly more rigorous and laborious.  It is no longer enough to properly document and code what you do...Read More >>
Other Articles
The History and Mystery of the Kinesio Taping® MethodThe History and Mystery of the Kinesio Taping® MethodAndrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTIIn 1999 I was introduced to the Kinesio Taping® Method (KTM) against my will. I was working in rehab in New York City at the time, and a co-worker who had signed up for a course in Massachusetts that included...Read More >>
401(k) Plans: They are all the same... Right?401(k) Plans: They are all the same... Right?William H. Black, Jr.One of the biggest misconceptions in the 401k world is all plans are created equal. Nothing could be further from the truth! It is this misconception that is hurting plan sponsors and plan participants alike.   As a full-service Third Party...Read More >>
Other Articles
Meditation and Chiropractic: A Symbiotic RelationshipMeditation and Chiropractic: A Symbiotic RelationshipDouglas J. Taber, DC, DAAPM, FAASP, FAAIMMeditation can be defined as a practice of concentrated focus upon a sound, object, visualization, breathing, or movement, or as attention in order to increase awareness of the present moment, reduce stress, promote relaxation, and enhance personal and spiritual growth....Read More >>
The Extra Costs of Playing the Insurance GameThe Extra Costs of Playing the Insurance GameMiles Bodzin, DCWhen comparing the amount of time it takes to get paid from insurance carriers versus cash-paying patients (on auto-debit plans), there are some factors you need to consider. First, if you look at the number of boxes on a CMS-1500...Read More >>
Neck Pain - Manipulation, Medication and MoreNeck Pain - Manipulation, Medication and MoreMark R. Payne, DCI talk to a lot of chiropractors across the country. My business, Matlin Manufacturing Inc., brings me into contact with doctors with a wide range of backgrounds and techniques. The number of techniques and therapeutic modalities used by chiropractors is...Read More >>

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Yellow Pages
Letter from Logan President Emphasizes Need for Cooperation Following No Confidence VoteLetter from Logan President Emphasizes Need for Cooperation Following No...TAC Staff: Yellow Pages CHESTERFIELD, MO On June 16, 2013, the Logan College of Chiropractic Alumni Association Board of Directors passed a vote of no confidence in the Logan University Board of Trustees and their General Counsel.  The vote of no confidence included language...Read More >>
Animal Chiropractor Daniel Kamen Prompts State CrackdownAnimal Chiropractor Daniel Kamen Prompts State CrackdownTAC Staff: Yellow Pages BUFFALO GROVE, IL, June 19, 2013  In 1995 chiropractor Daniel Kamen conducted his first of four hundred animal chiropractic technique seminars that was not just for licensed chiropractors and veterinarians, but also for regular horse and dog owners.  Each seminar...Read More >>
News
American Academy of Family (Medical) Physicians and the University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic Hold a Historic Meeting on Patient CollaborationAmerican Academy of Family (Medical) Physicians and the University of...TAC StaffOn May 15, 2013, the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, under the direction of adjunct professors Dr. Mark Studin and Dr. Bill Owens, and a group of highly credentialed chiropractors presented an overview of chiropractic and chiropractic evidence-based research...Read More >>
Orthotics
Lower Extremity Aging ConcernsLower Extremity Aging ConcernsJohn Danchik, D.C., F.I.C.C., F.A.C.C.History and Presenting Symptoms A 60-year-old female presents with recurring episodes of moderate pain in her lower back and right knee. As a full-time waitress/cashier, she spends almost half her workday on her feet. She recalls no specific back or...Read More >>
Practice Management
Five Ways to Manage Clinics that Have Several EmployeesFive Ways to Manage Clinics that Have Several EmployeesTom Owen IIIIt is important to be proactive rather than reactive when addressing potential problems within your practice that occur when more than two or three people work in your clinic.   The greatest asset in a chiropractic practice is the staff. Unlike...Read More >>
Perspective
How to Explain “SICKNESS”  to Your PatientsHow to Explain “SICKNESS” to Your PatientsOgi Ressel, DCLet’s cover an issue that many doctors often struggle with handling. You are doing your chiropractic “thing” and a patient suddenly says, “Dr. Bob, I couldn’t see you last week because I had the flu. I thought that if I...Read More >>

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