Laws & Legislation
By Editorial Staff
As the Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act (H.R. 2654) continues to gather bipartisan co-sponsors (currently at 130 and counting as of press time), identical legislation has now been introduced into the Senate: S.B. 4042.
"Former ACA chairman of the
board; president of the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER); founding member of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP; now known as Clinical Compass); and more. On March 26, 2022, the profession lost a true chiropractic hero."
Update guidelines from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on management of knee osteoarthritis now includes this conservative clinical tool utilized by an increasing number of DCs.
Practice & Profession
By Donald M. Petersen Jr., BS, HCD(hc), FICC(h), Publisher
While the tone of this month's article may seem a bit harsh, it is
extremely sincere. Forces have arisen that are repositioning
chiropractic in the health care arena and providing opportunities for
doctors of chiropractic to serve a wider percentage of patients.
By Donald DeFabio, DC, DACBSP, DABCO
Wearable multisensory devices (e.g., the Oura Ring, smartwatches,
activity trackers, Garmin) measure a broad range of physiologic
processes in real time and are increasingly popular. Let's look at their
application to the chiropractic practice, including the accuracy of the
data they provide.