Most people know Dr. Ted Carrick as the chiropractic neurologist who helped Canadian hockey star Sidney Crosby get back on the ice after suffering severe post-concussion syndrome. What some may not realize, however, is that Carrick’s work and the successes he’s had on patients with brain disorders date back decades before Crosby even walked into his clinic.
In 2017, the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors (ACAC) turns 100. That’s a century of chiropractors helping to improve Albertans’ health, which is definitely worth celebrating. While we celebrate the past, it’s important to look at how chiropractic in the province of Alberta got here and where the provincial contingent of DCs is headed.
The Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors (ACAC) is celebrating its centennial year and asking chiropractic patients to share stories of healing and their experiences with chiropractic.
Many of the doctors and volunteers who attend chiropractic mission trips abroad and briefly leave their comfortable lives in North America discover that the needs of the people they serve are far greater and more desperate than they realized. This has certainly been the case for thousands of volunteers who have been traveling to the Dominican Republic, one of the regular international countries ChiroMission serves.
When Daniel Budgell, a student at Vancouver’s Langara College, visited Tanzania in the spring of 2005 for a student project sponsored by the Canadian International Development Agency, he probably had no idea he would end up saving dozens of kids from a life on the streets, put hundreds of children through school and establish successful interdisciplinary clinics in rural communities. In other words, like most of us, he had no idea how much good one person can do.
VANCOUVER – Squabbling by provinces in the run-up to a new health accord points to the need for an agency that would share regional health-care innovations with the rest of the country, says an editorial in Canada's premier medical journal.
Arlington, Va. – This October, doctors of chiropractic across the U.S. will raise public awareness of the availability of non-drug options for pain treatment as part of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2016.
During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) in October, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) will build on its ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the value of a conservative approach to pain management in the face of the U.S. opioid epidemic with the theme and hashtag #Chiropractic1st.
Neuroscientist explores effects of chiropractic adjustment on the brainSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Dr. Heidi Haavik, chiropractic scientist, neurophysiologist,…
Brain PracticeMost people know Dr. Ted Carrick as the chiropractic neurologist…
Money in your practiceRising chiropractic association fees, dramatic hikes in minimum wage, and…
Electric stimulation improves function in paralyzed patients: studyA review of more than 90 studies found that electrical…
Toronto Torque Release Technique Seminar
October 21, 2017
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