|“This July will see the publication of the third edition of Dr. Terry Yochum's textbook, The Essentials of Skeletal Radiology. It's hard to express the importance that this work has had in raising the profile of the chiropractic profession. Before Dr. Yochum's text, there had never been a chiropractic textbook published by a major publisher. The text is now one... National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) prides itself on providing students with the most complete academic and professional education for a career in the health sciences. For over 100 years, the university has led the chiropractic profession with academic excellence, dynamic faculty members and innovative leadership.
Since 2000, when National changed from The National College...
hat do rock stars and Olympic athletes have in common? No, this isn’t the lead up to a punchline.
Both share a need or desire for chiropractic care to enhance their demanding performances. Having been a team doctor for six Olympic competitions, my latest “gig” with Metallica has shown me that intense activity, endurance and strength are sought by both kinds... Dr. L. John Faye graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 1960, having completed both chiropractic and naturopathic undergraduate courses. He has practiced as a chiropractor ever since. The first fourteen years, he was in Southampton, England, and then returned to Canada for ten years.
After nine years in Canada, Dr. Faye was the first chiropractor ever appointed...
In 1958 he was the Only One….
Fifty years ago, when Dr. Lester Bryman began his career, he felt like he was the only practitioner in his field that thought or talked about a nutrition oriented practice: No one he knew ever wondered about the therapeutic value of eating, let alone that whole foods (non-processed products) were healthy and non-foods...
In the 20th century, the electric motor became part of our culture. The creation of intermittent power traction became a reality. This remained unchanged until Dr. Allen Dyer introduced decompression therapy in 1991.1
Dr. Dyer felt that, to reach the inner disc core, traditional traction needed modification.
Although intermittent traction is an effective therapy for elasticity, circulation, inflammation and facet...
|We live in what is often called “the age of information”. In recent decades the United States has been making the transition from a major producer of...
Koch: Looking at your website and literature, I am impressed not only by your attention to proper biomechanics, but by the fact that you even... Interview with Steven J. Kraus, D.C., D.I.B.C.N., C.C.S.P., F.A.S.A., F.I.C.C.
His vision to elevate the profession and increase chiropractic access
The... Each article in the MILLION DOLLAR CHIROPRACTIC series (M$C) focuses on the top surveyed issues facing chiropractors today. Recruiting new... For more than eighteen years, Dr. Karen Gardner Bagnell has studied the mechanisms of breech and transverse presentations, pregnancy and delivery. Dr....
TAC: Can you tell us about your clinic?
SCHROEDER: Our office is about 7,000 square feet. We are located in Westlake Village, California, where...
|The Ayurvedic approach to pain management is a holistic one. When treating a patient with chronic pain, I always advise an integrated approach, and look... Back in 1992, Elin referred to mag-nesium as the fifth, but forgotten, electrolyte.1 This is not surprising, as magnesium’s importance is rarely...
Ankylosing spondylitis is particularly common in people who carry one or two of the HLA-B*27 subtypes of the HLA-B gene of the major histocompatibility... An important part of every case history, and even ongoing case notes, should be knowledge of the patient’s prescription and over-the-counter drug use.... An estimated 35 million people in the U.S. have sinus problems or sinusitis. Sinusitis refers to any kind of inflammation or irritation of the sinuses.... Mental state or supplements for an improved performance?
There is little evidence to support the notion that we can take nutritional supplements and...
|History and Presenting Symptoms
The patient is a 32 year-old personnel manager who has taken up running for stress reduction and weight control. She has... Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS), while not common in the general population, is occasionally seen among athletes. In addition, many TTS symptoms can be... by John Danchik, D.C., F.I.C.C., F.A.C.C
History and Presenting SymptomsA 31-year-old male athlete presents with burning pain and paresthesias...
History and Presenting Symptoms
The patient is a 22-year-old recent college graduate, who reports a history of participation in many team sports... Popliteus Tendinitis in a Softball Player
by Dr. John Danchik, D.C., C.C.S.P., F.I.C.C.
History and Presenting SymptomsThe patient is a 27-year-old...
The curse is that insurance companies use computers to burden and audit you. The blessing is greater because the computer protects you from audits,...
If you you are considering starting your own practice or purchasing an existing practice, ponder these points before you plunge in.
Another way to determine if this is the company for you is by asking for at least three or four references that are current clients. Every consulting... Get Unlimited Referrals from Lawyers
by Dr. Mark Studin DC, FASBE, DAAPM, DAAMLP
An orthopedic surgeon in a suburb of New York City gets 50+... These 8 questions will help you decide if you should become an associate or start your own practice.
1. Are you inexperienced,...
Chiropractic Physicians have an insurmountable competitive advantage over other health care professions to draw substantial new income into their... There is a common thread between winners and losers. That thread is attitude. I have one client who will do in the range of seven million this...
This 70-year old female lost her balance and stepped off the curb and experienced severe lower thoracic pain.
... Description. When two adjacent vertebrae are osseously fused from birth, this joined unit is called a congenital block vertebra. Embryologically, this is... Compression fractures are the most common fractures of the lumbar spine. They result from combined flexion and axial compression.1,2 The most... by Terry R. Yochum, D.C., D.A.C.B.R., Fellow, A.C.C.R., and Chad J. Maola, D.C.
History: An adult male patient with a long history of low back pain.... Soft Tissue Neoplasm or Hematoma?
by Dr. Terry R. Yochum, D.C.; D.A.C.B.R.; Fellow, A.C.C.R. and Dr. Chad J. Maola, D.C.
History: This 25 year old... DISCUSSION The vacuum sign (of Knuttson) is an important early radiographic finding.1 Essentially, this represents collections of nitrogen gas in nuclear...
Mrs. "H" and her husband had been coming in for their "maintenance" adjustments for quite a while and, during one particular visit, she brought her...
I've spent a lot of time and ink over the past year, writing about the importance of, and how to rehabilitate, the normal cervical lordosis. This month,...
WBV is the perfect adjunctive therapy to chiropractic when applied properly. Be sure to ask the right questions when purchasing a WBV platform for...
In this case, as the lumbar vertebrae are growing, the thoracolumbar fascia is not stretching at the same rate. This phenomenon is what causes the... One day, as i was working out with weights, i lifted a dumbbell over my head. The weight was heavier than I could handle. As I extended my arm, my triceps...
Ligament research has proven that to instantly change a vertebrae’s position, the adjusting force would have to overcome 40% of the ligament’s resisting...
Marjorie was a 62 year old chiropractor’s wife who presented in my office with classic signs of acute cholecystitis- a gall bladder attack, along with...
The story of how Dr. George Gonzalez developed the technique he calls Quantum Neurology® Rehabilitation will serve as inspiration and example of what a...
INTRODUCTIONPosture has probably been one of the longest studied aspects of humans. The correlation of posture and health has driven us to study our... Posterior to Anterior Thoracic Spinal Adjusting in the Scoliosis Patient Is Contraindicated by Spinal Biomechanics
by Dennis Woggon, DC, B.Sc.
Almost 50 years ago, I entered Logan College with a master’s degree in science education. Although chiropractic was described as an “art and a...
It is important to recognize that as we approach nearly twenty years since the initial entrance into the Chiropractic market of Decompression systems,...