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Research suggests myriad health benefits and increasing utilization by patients.
By Jasper Sidhu, BSc, DC
"Doctor, can I continue to do yoga while undergoing your care?" "Is it OK for me to go back to yoga while I'm getting my back treated?" "It is safe to start my yoga classes again after my neck pain improves?" If you're like me, these are some of the questions patients have been presenting with over the years.
PCCR fundraising campaign is underway – are you in?
By Editorial Staff
The PCCR, in celebration of its 20th anniversary, has announced it is spearheading a fundraising campaign to support chiropractic research. According to Dr. Christine Goertz, vice chancellor for research & health policy at Palmer College, "We are hoping to raise $400K a year for chiropractic research by asking 20,000 DCs to contribute $20 (per year) towards our research efforts."
By Thomas Michaud, DC
Clinical outcome studies show orthotics are effective in the management of a wide range of injuries, including plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis and patellofemoral pain syndrome. In addition to treating acute injuries, orthotics also may play a role in preventing injuries. In a randomized, controlled trial published in American Journal of Sports Medicine, 400 military recruits treated with orthotics were 50 percent less likely to suffer overuse injury.
By Terry Elder, DC and Kevin Curtin, DC
Almost every condition from the foot to the hip can be attributed to the inability to dorsiflex the ankle mortice and other joints that participate in dorsiflexion. Let's start by understanding normal versus abnormal dorsiflexion. There are two normal range of motions, depending on the activity being pursued.
By Editorial Staff
In its special health report, "Stroke: Diagnosing, Treating, and Recovering From a 'Brain Attack,'" Harvard Health Publications includes information from the American Heart Association's 2014 position statement on cervical manipulation and cervical dissection – a statement the American Chiropractic Association emphasized in a letter to Harvard Health mixes "scientific facts with half-truths."
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By Christopher Oswald, DC, CNS
Patients seem to be presenting with more complex problems, and many are responding to care more slowly or have completely unexpected results. Why? The patient of today is much different than that of 10 years ago, much less 50 or 100 years ago, and our clinical approaches need to evolve with this in mind. Understanding the complex physiological interactions leading to symptoms, and the fact that several essential nutrients are needed at a scale yet to be fully appreciated, is an initial step to improving outcomes for patients with complex problems and those who just don't seem to respond to care.
Patient Care Meets Successful Practice in the New Health Care.
By James Lehman, DC, MBA, FACO
Do you have an ethical obligation to evaluate your patients, make a diagnosis and provide evidence-based, patient-centered health care, irrelevant to the payer restrictions? My 33 years of active practice in New Mexico permitted me to meet and work with several former governors including David Cargo, Bruce King, Jerry Apodaca, Garrey Carruthers, Toney Anaya, Gary Johnson and Bill Richardson.
My Local Beacon
Do you offer massage therapy services in your practice?
  • Yes, stand-alone (booked independent of chiropractic)
  • Yes, integrated (part of chiropractic treatment protocol)
  • Yes, both stand-alone and integrated options
  • No, I do not offer massage on-site
  • I do not currently offer on-site, but plan on doing so soon

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