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Once past the ankle, impact forces travel at about 200 mph into the knee. In addition to allowing the quad to absorb force, bending the knee (E) prevents the hip and pelvis from moving up and down too much (F), which is important for injury prevention and efficiency.
Investigating the Cellular Impact of Mechanical Force; National Board Seats (Not-So) New Officers at Annual Meeting.
This Official, belonging to the element Fire, is responsible for maintaining and regulating the heating system of the body, mind, and spirit. It is named for its function. The trunk is divided into three "burning spaces" or "jiaos."
We all take risks when we choose this profession. For some, it is not knowing if you can make a living practicing TCM. For others, it is parental or cultural disapproval.
A recent Australian clinical trial, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in 2014 by Rana Hinman, et el., evaluating the effectiveness of both needle and laser acupuncture for chronic knee pain.
Numerous organizations have risen to the challenge of providing care to medically-underserved populations and here we feature one such group.
I met Mary Elizabeth Wakefield during her class last summer in Seneca Falls, New York at the Finger Lakes School of Chinese Medicine.
The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress has released a position paper highlighting the financial, clinical and patient-satisfaction benefits of providing chiropractic care at on-site corporate health clinics.
In most of the human lives I know about, there are stretches of time which feel stagnant, or worse. We can feel adrift, or wounded and sidelined, and these times don't seem to carry much usefulness while they are unfolding.
Allow me to introduce you to Cheyenne (Chey), the daughter of some of our family's closest friends. We attend and serve at the same church together, and have known each other for many years.
The Da Cheng includes symptoms for the source-luo points that indicate when to use them for treatment. Yang defines the method as the guest-host (it is one of a variety of acupuncture point combinations called guest-host).
I was sitting in a Pizza Hut in Peoria, Ill., with my friend Reggie, sometime in the spring of my senior year in college, when he started doodling on his paper placemat. In those days, the company had a picture of U.S. on the mats, showing all the locations of the "Huts" in the country.
The month of May brought many interesting activities. As I have said in many previous columns this year, this profession is moving in a very exciting direction. Make sure you are getting involved. If you're not, you just might get left behind.
In the world of sports medicine, many careers are saved by surgeries that correct traumatic damage to the body. Muscle tears, ligament damage, fractures, spinal disc herniations, and joint instabilities are a few of the issues frequently addressed with surgical intervention.
A patient with sacroiliac fixation and dysfunction ordinarily demonstrates a noticeable leg-length inequality when placed in the prone position on the adjusting table.
Acupuncture Today recently interviewed Jennifer Brett, ND, L.Ac. regarding the updates to the CNT manaul.
Let's take a journey together; there's an important lesson to be learned. Imagine a town or city just like yours.
PTSD is widespread across America today. Not only do many of our honored men and women in uniform bring it home with them from the war zones they have been active in, but it often follows any life-threatening event people go through when their lives have been in danger.
The NCCAOM is excited to announce the launch of the second annual video contest "Because it Works!" 2015.
As you may have read previously, a major step forward for the profession occurred in July 2014 when the Department of Veterans Affairs began piloting a chiropractic residency program at five locations.
When given an option, it stands to reason that people prefer to do business with those they know, like, and trust.
The Nomenclature and Classification of Lumbar Disc Pathology consensus, published in 2001 by the collaborative efforts of the North American Spine Society, the American Society of Spine Radiology and the American Society of Neuroradiology, has guided radiologists, clinicians and the public for more than a decade.
July, 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 07
American Massage Conference Draws Large Crowd
By Editorial Staff
The inagural American Massage Conference welcomed hundreds of massage therapists and students to the Holiday Inn Capitol Conference Center in Atlanta May 20-22. The conference featured more than 50 exhibitors, continuing education in the forms of 1-hour, 3-hour or 1 or 2-day workshops, a Friday night Facebook party and a Saturday night reception.
The exhibit hall featured 1 hour presentations on products/services/courses, as well as 3 hour workshops covering "SMART Marketing with Social Media," "Post Surgical Treatment of Mastectomy/Breast Implants," and "General Business: Take Your Practice to teh Next Level." All education was NCBTMB-approved. More than 300 students registered for the Sunday morning free student seminar followed by a job fair. Several Massage Today columnists and contributors were AMC presenters and educators, including Whitney Lowe, David Kent, James Waslaski, Laura Allen, Ann Catlin, and Tina Allen just to name a few.
The winners of the Massage Today $500 raffle were Ann Louise Horgan and Rosa Williams. Massage Today was also the recipient of the 2011 American Massage Conference Global Media Award for its outstanding work in informing and supporting the massage therapy profession.
The second American Massage Conference will be held at the Town and Country Resort and Conference Center in San Diego from April 20-22, 2012. Registration for this event will begin in September of 2011. For more information, visit www.americanmassageconference.com.
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