In view of the increasing emphasis on evidence-based medicine, the identification and elimination of examination and therapeutic measures that research demonstrates as unnecessary should represent a high priority for manual practitioners.
Continuing education, research, and the constant pursuit of improving oneself is a concept that I live by. In my opinion, the best way that we, as chiropractors, can progress is to enroll in courses that will increase our knowledge base and consistently improve our skill.
July 27, 2009 – One of the biggest displays of trust that a patient can demonstrate to her chiropractor is to entrust that doctor with the care of her child.
One of the biggest displays of trust that a patient can demonstrate to her chiropractor is to entrust that doctor with the care of her child. Chiropractic care for a pediatric patient is a “hot topic” in our profession. Many chiropractors would love to adjust pediatric patients, but, unfortunately, they are hesitant.
Shoulder complaints are frequently heard in a chiropractic office. In many cases, these shoulder injuries are the result of a sports-related incident. Athletes put their bodies through tremendous physical strain, and since the shoulder has insufficient stability, injury is the result.
Last month, more than 1,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs) – and chiropractic students – from 38 countries were present for the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) 10th biennial congress
Working with athletes is a rewarding, yet challenging niche.
In a pregnant patient, the concept of wellness takes on a whole new meaning. Instead of simply trying to achieve wellness for the expecting mother, we are also striving to attain wellness for her unborn child.
From the moment we are born, and throughout our lifetime, we fight a constant battle against a downward compressive force of nature – the force known as gravity.
Active care and exercise therapy have become complementary approaches to spinal manipulation in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Active care refers to patient self-empowerment in his/her treatment, under the guidance of the health-care practitioner.
Migraine headaches are a condition that chiropractors face daily. Every practising chiropractor has witnessed the debilitating effects migraines can have on their patients, and each chiropractor does everything in his/her power to alleviate the symptoms, as well as improve the patient’s overall health and well-being.
Prolotherapy, known as proliferative therapy or regenerative injection therapy (RIT), is a non-surgical treatment, for weakened and/or damaged ligaments, or tendons, that relieves musculoskeletal pain.
Jan. 28, Halifax, Nova Scotia - The Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors would like to invite all to their  Continuing Education Seminar titled Building the Ultimate Back: from Rehabilitation to be held on May 23-24, 2009 at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax. Renowned international lecturer, author and scientist, Dr. Stuart McGill, will discuss how to enhance clinical decision making necessary for elite practice in solving low back disorders.
The Oolo-Austin Test – also simply known as “the Austin Test” – is an orthopedic examination used to assess the axial rotation range of motion of the thoracolumbar spine.

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