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ScripHessco Forges Strategic Relationship with Leading Doctors of Chiropractic to Improve Patient Outcomes and Provide Practice Enhancement Education
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Friday, 02 May 2014 17:36
Bolingbrook, Ill. – April 22, 2014 – ScripHessco, providers of high quality chiropractic equipment and supplies, announces today its strategic relationship with two of the country’s leading doctors of chiropractic, Spencer H. Baron, D.C., DACBSP®, team chiropractor for the Miami Dolphins, and Alan K. Sokoloff, D.C., DACBSP®, owner and clinic director of the Yalich Clinic Performance and Rehabilitation Center and team chiropractor for the Baltimore Ravens.
 
scriphessco“We look forward to working with Drs. Baron and Sokoloff to develop a broad array of mutually beneficial programs and advisory services that will provide industry trends and knowledge, clinical information, workflow insight, product reviews and evaluation to help chiropractors improve patient outcomes and grow their practices,” says Kray Kibler, CFO, ScripHessco.

ScripHessco is the leading supplier to the chiropractic profession, offering an unparalleled selection of supplies and equipment for a one-stop shopping experience, as well as value-added services that help chiropractors improve treatment and optimize patient health and wellness.

Dr. Baron, a committed leader of the healthcare community who has served several prestigious appointments for local, state and national groups, states, “I’m enthusiastic to work with ScripHessco because of its excellent client services and teamwork approach, and proud to play a role in helping doctors of chiropractic be more successful in their practices by giving them the latest tools and knowledge for providing the most advanced care, as well as useful product knowledge and business tips for practice enhancement.”

Dr. Sokoloff, now in his 27th year of practice and team chiropractor for the University of Maryland since 1991, adds, “I’m pleased to join ScripHessco’s mission to elevate the profession of chiropractic, promote its value for promoting wellness, and serve the professional needs of this growing industry.”

About ScripHessco
ScripHessco, member of the Scrip Companies family, provides equipment and supplies to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) professionals and offers the broadest selection of chiropractic products, including the largest variety of reconditioned adjusting tables in the world. ScripHessco offers exceptional customer service, promotes wellness initiatives and serves as an educational resource for the benefit of its customers and also is the only national company to offer regional sales representation. Visit www.scriphessco.com.
 
ScripHessco Announces Successful Events: 8th Annual Professional Football Chiropractic Society’s Continuing Education Seminar and First Annual Chiropractic Combine
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Friday, 02 May 2014 17:30
Bolingbrook, Ill. – March 12, 2014 – ScripHessco, providers of high quality chiropractic equipment and supplies, announces the success of two key chiropractic events in February. The Company served as the 2014-2015 title sponsor for the 8th Annual Professional Football Chiropractic Society’s (PFCS) Continuing Education Seminar. In addition, the two organizations collaborated during the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis to launch a popular new networking event, Chiropractic Combine, which brought chiropractic students and doctors together to meet in a social setting to discuss trends in sports chiropractic, open chiropractic positions in sports and professional football, and available associate positions within the field.

profootballchiro“Through their work with world class athletes, NFL players, and educational seminars, the PFCS has made significant contributions to advance awareness of the importance and healing nature of chiropractic – a cause that drew considerable attention because of these two important events,” says Kray Kibler, CFO, ScripHessco. “This year, speakers focused on traumatic shoulder injuries, concussions, injury prevention and improving concussion communication in youth sports. The PFCS is committed to providing consistency among constituents, taking the best practices from each alliance and creating a template to apply to chiropractors who work with other pro sports.”

Alan Sokoloff, D.C. for the Baltimore Ravens and former board member of PFCS, states, “This year we were pleased to introduce the Chiropractic Combine, a one-of-a-kind event that was made by possible by ScripHessco, an industry leader that fully supports chiropractic. In professional football, chiropractic has grown to be an essential part of the health care team for wellness, improving sports performance, and enhancing injury rehabilitation for all athletes.”

ScripHessco is the leading supplier to the chiropractic profession, offering an unparalleled selection of supplies and equipment for a one-stop shopping experience, as well as value-added services that help chiropractors improve their patient outcomes. ScripHessco has a long history of providing support to the chiropractic community through its contributions to the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, American Chiropractic Association, various industry organizations and associations, educational institutions, and the PFCS.

Kyle Prusso, D.C. for the Oakland Raiders and president of the PFCS, adds, “We’re grateful for ScripHessco’s support, and expect to build upon this year’s excitement to build buzz around next year’s events.”

About ScripHessco
ScripHessco, member of the Scrip Companies family, provides equipment and supplies to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) professionals and offers the broadest selection of chiropractic products, including the largest variety of reconditioned adjusting tables in the world. ScripHessco offers exceptional customer service, promotes wellness initiatives and serves as an educational resource for the benefit of its customers and also is the only national company to offer regional sales representation. Visit www.scriphessco.com
 
FDA Clears Erchonia’s New Allay Laser for Chronic Heel Pain from Plantar Fasciitis
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Tuesday, 29 April 2014 17:44
McKinney, TX April 22, 2014 – Erchonia today announces the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company 510 (k) clearance to market Allay, its new low level laser for the relief of chronic heel pain from plantar fasciitis.
 
erchonialogoErchonia received FDA clearance based on a double-blind, randomized, multi-site and placebo-controlled clinical trial. In order to participate in the study, patients had to have self-reported pain of greater than 50 on a visual analog scale (VAS) of 0 to 100 and be unresponsive to conservative measures.

After just two Allay treatments a week for three weeks, patients treated with the Allay laser reported reduced pain on the VAS scale at 2 weeks, 6 months and 12 months post-treatment. On average, patients went from a 68 on the VAS scale down to 8 at the 12-month mark. Those patients who received a placebo laser did a not achieve a statistically-significant reduction in pain at any time during the clinical trial.

Michael Coughlin, MD, the clinical investigator, stated, “Erchonia’s Allay low level laser for chronic plantar fasciitis demonstrated exceptional results with a marked reduction in almost all of the 30 treated patients. They had suffered from plantar fasciitis for an average of almost a year—one patient had pain for 5 years. All had undergone a variety of non-operative treatments which had all been unsuccessful. At the year follow-up point, almost all patients noted a dramatic reduction in pain and an improvement in function.”

Kerry Zang, DPM, added; “I use the Erchonia Allay for chronic plantar fasciitis as part of a regenerative medicine protocol. This new technology is a breakthrough for chronic heel pain sufferers, because it offers pain-free treatment with no known side effects or contraindications. Low level laser technology works by stimulating a physiological response which is necessary to healing—whereas other treatments such as cortisone, suppresses inflammation which delays or even stops the healing process.”

Charlie Shanks, vice president of Erchonia, comments, “This FDA-clearance for the Allay laser is Erchonia’s latest example of our ongoing commitment to low level laser technology research. Not only can it provide non-invasive relief to those who suffer from this type of chronic heel pain, the Allay laser itself is extremely simple to operate and doesn’t require manual operation like all other pain management devices.”

The FDA has previously cleared Erchonia’s low level lasers for the reduction of chronic neck and shoulder pain; non-invasive reduction of cellulite, the non-invasive circumference reduction of the arms and the waist, hips and thighs; for liposuction and breast augmentation assistance and the reduction of associated pain; and for the treatment of acne.

For more information, please visit www.erchonia.com.

About Erchonia
Erchonia is the global leader in low level laser healthcare applications. Over the last 15 years, Erchonia has been conducting research and development with the world’s leading physicians to advance the science of low level lasers. Erchonia created the low level laser category after the company was granted the first low level laser FDA clearance for any indication in 2002. Prior to market introduction, all Erchonia lasers are proven safe and effective through independent clinical trials. Currently thousands of Erchonia’s lasers are used daily to reduce body fat and cellulite, eliminate pain, and treat acne. For additional information, visit www.erchonia.com.
 
ChiroTouch to Host “2014 Stimulus Program—What It Means to You” Webinar
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Tuesday, 29 April 2014 17:25
San Diego, CA – April 29th, 2014 – ChiroTouch™, the nation’s leader in chiropractic software, is pleased to announce the “2014 Stimulus Program—What It Means to You” webinar, which is scheduled to air live for one hour on May 6th, 2014, at 10:00am PST.
 
chirotouchstimulus“With the recent regulatory changes, there seems to be more questions than ever regarding the EHR Stimulus program,” said Robert Moberg, President of ChiroTouch.  “We created this webinar to help alleviate the confusion and frustration surrounding these changes so that doctors can feel confident they’re taking the proper steps to maintain compliance.”
 
The first three months of 2014 have been filled with more regulatory changes, updates, and delays than any other year in recent memory. With the recent postponement of ICD-10s to 2015, now is the time to take a bird’s eye look at the other significant twists and turns inside of this year’s maze, and to get yourself prepared for what’s ahead.

There is only a short time left to avoid 2015 penalties for the EHR Stimulus program, so join this webinar to learn: 
 
•   2014 EHR Stimulus program updates and changes – what makes this year different?
•   Phase 1 or Phase 2, which is right for your office?
•   The exact steps you need to take in each phase of this program
•   This year’s urgent timelines that you need to know!

DavidyRegister TODAY and join David Yaldezian, VP of sales with ChiroTouch for the latest details of the EHR Stimulus program and what you need to know!

Other recent webinar topics include “Chiropractic and ICD-10: How to Make the Transition,” “Financial Tips That Can Improve Your Finances Now,” and “Most Proven Ways to Stay Excited about Practice.”  The ChiroTouch webinar programs and the attendees have benefited from speakers such as Dr. Miles Bodzin, Dr. Billy DeMoss, Dr. Brad Glowaki, Garrett Gunderson, Dr. Ron Oberstein, Dr. Eric Plasker, Rick Sapio, and many more.  This cross-section of the most influential and recognized coaches and speakers has made for a very robust and popular series of webinars.
 
To join ChiroTouch this webinar, visit https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/667932970  

About ChiroTouch
ChiroTouch, by Integrated Practice Solutions Inc., is the premier provider of fully-certified innovative chiropractic software technology solutions for the chiropractic industry. Fusing advanced software systems with superior support services, we partner with chiropractors across the country to help them automate operations, improve patient care, and increase profitability.  Visit www.chirotouch.com.
 
China-Gel Welcomes Dr. Alan Sokoloff onto Its Educational Team
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Monday, 28 April 2014 04:46
Arlington Heights, IL (April 25, 2014) China-Gel, Inc., the producer of the herbal topical pain reliever, welcomed Dr. Alan Sokoloff, DC, DACBSP onto its educational team. In upcoming seminars, Dr. Sokoloff will speak to the needs of chiropractors that desire to work in a sports medical environment. He will address issues such as how to get involved with teams, how to stay involved, and the skills and procedures necessary to be successful.
 
sokoloff-alan“We are delighted to include such an accomplished chiropractor on our team,” said Justin Toups, Marketing Manager, China-Gel. “Dr. Sokoloff’s experience with treating professional and amateur athletes, coupled with the wisdom acquired from managing the relationships with the players and medical staff, will be a great benefit for the chiropractors who participate.”
 
Dr. Sokoloff has been a team chiropractor for the Baltimore Ravens since 1999 and has been with the team for two Super Bowl victories. “I am happy to partner with a company that supports chiropractic like China-Gel. I appreciate the product they produce, and how it helps me to treat patients and athletes,” said Dr. Sokoloff. “I have treated athletes at all levels, and my goal is to use that experience to help chiropractors realize their dreams to work with a team.”
 
Dr. Alan Sokoloff serves as a team chiropractor for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. He is the past 2 term president of the Maryland Chiropractic Association. He was selected as Maryland’s Chiropractor of the Year 2001-2 and the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician’s Sports Chiropractor of the Year 2006. He holds a post- graduate degree as a Diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians and is an alumnus of Palmer Davenport.
 
Dr. Sokoloff has been a member of the University of Maryland Sports Medicine Team since 1991, working with the UMBC Retrievers and Maryland Terrapins. He served a residency at the United States Olympic Training Center in the summer of 1997 and was selected to the medical team for the United States at the 1998 Goodwill Games. Dr. Sokoloff was appointed to the USA Olympic Medical Team for the 1999 Pan Am Games in Winnipeg, Canada. He is also the team chiropractor for the Baltimore Orioles AA Team in Bowie, MD. Dr. Sokoloff is a “wellness / injury prevention consultant” for many companies and municipalities. He has also written and helped produce a series of award winning Injury Prevention Videos for the Library Video Network. He recently completed his first in a series of concussion prevention DVDs, Tackling Concussion Head On, starring NFL, college, and high school guests.
 
About China-Gel
Developed by chiropractor, Dr. Paul M. Tullio, in his Chicago clinic, China-Gel is a herbal topical pain relieving gel that incorporates modern technology with ancient pain relieving concepts of Chinese medicine. China-Gel is proud to continue the legacy of Dr. Tullio and support of chiropractic in the clinic, the class room, and the public square. For more information, visit chinagel.com.
 
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