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Why Young People Need Chiropractic Now More Than Ever
According to a recent study published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, "It is now widely acknowledged that neck pain (NP), mid back pain (MBP), and low back pain (LBP) (spinal pain) start early in life and that the lifetime prevalence increases rapidly during adolescence to reach adult levels at the age of 18."
Peer Points: Always Seeking To Grow
Ellen "Kiki" Geary has spent the last decade honing her craft. As a specialist in integrative holistic care, she went straight from completing her master's degree in acupuncture and chinese herbal medicine from Bastyr University to building a successful and thriving practice in the small community of Anacortes, Washington.
CCE Finally Takes a "Baby Step" Toward Reform
During a 16-month period from October 2010 to February 2012, I devoted four separate columns to the heavy-handed attempt by the Council on Chiropractic Education to radically change the chiropractic profession through the accreditation process.
Medical Qigong for the Heart: Part III
Part 1 and Part II of this series focused on the physical aspect of the Heart and mental emotional aspects of the Heart respectively. Now, I would like to focus on the spiritual aspect of the Heart.
Finders Keepers: The Secret to Relationship-Based Marketing
Becoming a successful practitioner has less to do with what you learned in school, and more to do with your ability to find new patients and keep them!
9 Common Causes of Thyroid Imbalance and How You Can Help
How you sleep, how easily you wake up, and how much energy and stamina you have during the day are directly related to levels of the thyroid hormones.
News in Brief
National Chiropractic Health Month: Be Proactive; Collegiate Roundup: Academic Appointments at Parker, Logan.
New Medical Technologies You Need to Know
We're all familiar with how fast computers become obsolete, as well as the rapid pace of development in the field of cell phone technology. The latest smart phones are far more powerful than desktop computers were only a few years ago.
A Vibrating Capsule for Constipation? Relevance to Your Chiropractic Practice
The relationship between gastrointestinal (GI) complaints and back pain is not typically written about or discussed.
Pain Underfoot: Metatarsalgia
Foot pain can interfere significantly with normal activities and severely limit participation in sports. Metatarsalgia is foot pain involving the metatarsal bones in the forefoot – the complaint of pain on the bottom of the ball of the foot.
A Guide for Talking to Doctors about Acupuncture and Brain Chemistry
Before I begin any discussion of how to talk about the effects of acupuncture on brain chemistry, nervous and endocrine function, it is essential to understand just what physicians most need help with.
A Chinese Medicine Story: An Interview with Mazin Al-Khafaji
Mazin Al-Khafaji's work has interested me for years. In February 2014, we invited him for the second time to speak at the Southwest Symposium in Austin, Texas.
Don't Turn a 2 Into a 10
The Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale1 is so useful because it can be used by almost anyone. Patients can use the numbers associated with the faces depicted on the scale or select the face that demonstrates their current level of pain from 0-10.
Waking Up the Gluteus Maximus
In previous articles in this series, we expounded on the importance of the gluteus maximus (GM) in athletic performance and protecting the knee from injury. We also know there is a link between iliotibial band syndrome and GM weakness.
A History Worth Telling
The popularity and the use of acupuncture for the treatment of animals in the United States is at its peak.
MPA Media Wins 7 Publishing Awards
MPA Media, publisher of Dynamic Chiropractic and DC Practice Insights, among other titles, has been recognized for editorial and design excellence with an unprecedented seven publishing awards by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), the nation's largest organization for business-to-business publications.
Building From the Bottom Up
I caught up with my dear friend Honora Wolfe, in her Colorado painting studio where, if she is not praying in Bhutan or doing charitable work in a Nepali free clinic, she spends most of her time now.
June 8, 2010
World Massage Conference: Join Live Discussions of Experts in the Industry
Register Now for the Spring Conference and Receive the Fall Conference Free
Listen to and interact with some of the top massage experts from around the world as they broadcast live over the Internet.
The Spring 2010 World Massage Conference live broadcast June 7 and 8 is underway. Registration is still available. Note: Discussions are available for replays until Oct. 31, 2010.
Register now and you may be eligible to enter into the drawing for $1,000 in prizes: massage equipment and supplies including a new massage table package. Those who register now will also receive free access to the Fall 2010 conference, Nov. 15-16.
Once you register, login by entering your login ID and password in the "Participant Login" box available on any page of the site:www.worldmassageconference.com
Print up the schedule here and keep it on your desk for quick reference:http://worldmassageconference.com/files/WMC_Web%20Schedule_June2010.pdf
Here's what to expect June 8:
And June 7 expert discussions:
Log on and join the conference room for live broadcasts throughout the day. Note: If you miss any sessions, it's not a problem. Everything is recorded and available for replay within minutes. Recordings will be available until Oct. 31, 2010.
Certificate of Completion
Complete the short quiz after any presentation to get a certificate of completion for *CE purposes. If you need NCBTMB certificates, they are available for all presentations for a small one-time admin fee.
*Note: Although all keynote presentations come with certificates of completion, CE requirements vary with each regulatory body. Check with the regulatory body in your State or country for eligibility.
Register for this Spring 2010 conference and get the Fall 2010 conference free. Registration cost is $97 for a total of 50 hours of continuing education from the two conferences. Click here to register:www.worldmassageconference.com/register-now.htm
Source: World Massage Conference Team: Marla Gold, Eric Brown, Melanie Hayden and Scott Dartnall.
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