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Essential Orthopedic Testing: Tests That Involve Standing on One Leg
Since these tests have a common mechanism of performance (standing on one leg), there are differential diagnostic concerns during testing. The tests cannot be completely isolated from each other for performance.
Communication 101: Please Explain Yourself!
Twice this past week, I overheard conversations about chiropractic. As you can imagine, it is a topic my ears naturally pick up. In both cases, a patient was talking to a friend about their experience with a chiropractor.
Healing With TCM at San Quentin State Prison
For the prisoners at San Quentin State Prison, life-sentences are the reality of every day life. It is not often that prisoners get the opportunity to use alternative medicine to deal with common ailments they encounter behind bars such as, depression, anxiety and pain.
Managing Today's Fertility Patient
I recently received an email from one of my fertility patients: "Got my lab results back. FSH is 11, AMH is 0.7. My doctor said these numbers aren't good. I guess I'm infertile. Just as a thought. Just set up an appointment to speak with an adoption agency."
The Heart Protector
On the physical level, the Pericardium is a double-layered sac of fibrous tissue that envelops the Heart. The space between the layers is filled with serous fluid that protects the Heart from external shock or trauma and lubricates to allow for normal Heart movement.
Correcting Pelvic Rotation Around the Long Axis: Adjustment Protocol
The pelvis can be considered a ring that can misalign on the sacrum rotating around the long axis. The following is a description of an adjustment that helps to correct sacroiliac rotation around the long axis.
Chiropractic Research in Review
Predicting Pain With Disability in Office Workers; Traction Approaches for Discogenic Cervical Radiculopathy; Intra-Articular Gas Bubbles Following Manipulation; Nonresponsive Chronic Ankle Sprains: Think Tendon Rupture.
CMT & Stroke Risk: Myth vs. Fact
By now, most of you have probably heard that the American Heart Association recently published a statement regarding the association between cervical dissection (CD) and cervical manipulative therapy (CMT).
The Wonders of Light Therapy: An Interview with Wes Burwell
I first met Wes Burwell in 2011 when he was teaching a class on light. Since then, every time I hear him speak, his understanding of the benefits, function and capacity of light has evolved.
The Case for Immunization
As long as I have been a chiropractor, I have seen many in this profession oppose vaccinations. Indeed, it has often been taken as a "given" that to be a principled chiropractor requires a curmudgeon's willingness to hold aloft that banner of opposition.
Sports Science: What's in That Drink?
Athletes frequently ask me what the best liquid is to drink during exercise – water or a sports drink? Water provides the necessary hydration, but unfortunately, it lacks the key nutrients to aid in performance and recovery.
Pulse Diagnosis: What We Know
I am still finding pearls of wisdom from the books and papers that I inherited from my pulse diagnosis mentor Jim Ramholz.
Dr. George Goodman and His Legacy to Logan University
Those who knew him called him a revered leader, a visionary and one of chiropractic's biggest advocates. George A. Goodman, DC, Logan University's sixth and longest-serving president, passed away on Sept. 9. He was 70 years old.
A Commonly Missed Spinal Fixation: The Upper Lumbar Spine (Part 2)
As mentioned in part 1, using a flexion-distraction table is a great way to unlock this particular fixation. You have found the stuck segment. You have determined whether it is unilateral, midline or bilateral.
The Tao of Gender
If you think gender is as simple as having a new client check off the "male" or "female" box on your intake form, we hope this article will expand your understanding and thus the reach of your health care.
Jingei Diagnosis: An Effective and Powerful Diagnostic
I graduated from the Kotatama Institute under the direction of Drs. Masahilo and Katsuharu Nakazono in 1984. As a student, I was exposed to the practice of most of the various theories and modalites of Oriental Medicine.
Lime Jello on Morphine
Taste is in the eyes... actually the mouth... of the beholder. My food preferences have changed, lightening from the food of my youth. My parents loved heavy eastern European cuisine and I loved it as a child. Now I enjoy leaner, healthier whole foods.
Commingling Money: 12 Questions for the ACA About the CHAMP / NCLAF Merger
The American Chiropractic Association recently announced it was merging the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund and the Chiropractic Health Advocacy and Mobilization Project into a single entity that will support both legal and legislative actions.
Simple Ways To Find True Happiness
Patients in our clinics are always seeking happiness. As their health advocate, we need to ensure we inform them that in order to find happiness, they have to make sure to identify what makes them happy in the first place.
Managing Patient Expectations About Acupuncture
Last year, I attended the Pacific Symposium in San Diego for the first time in six or seven years. It was the 25th anniversary of this event, and on one evening there was a panel discussion with the title; "What is Qi?."
To The Finish Line With the Help of TCM
When acupuncturist Eddy De Smedt pursued a career in Traditional Chinese Medicine, he knew he wanted to make a difference.
Uncle Sam Needs You (Part 2)
Where chiropractic care has been used in the military health services, it has been deemed very successful.
Industry News for Biotics Research Corp.
Biotics Research Launches Detox Challenge with Hawaiian Vacation Grand Prize
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Biotics Research Launches Detox Challenge with Hawaiian Vacation Grand Prize
Rosenberg, TX – March 6th, 2014 – Biotics Research Corporation, the industry leader in the development of superior, gluten-free nutritional supplements, has just launched its Detox Challenge utilizing its 10-Day BioDetox Kit to motivate its healthcare practitioner customers to spring clean their patients’ bodies.
“For most people, winter is a more sedentary time, which leads to greater toxin build-up in the body. The arrival of spring provides an optimal time to detoxify the body by using a comprehensive detoxification program,” explained Denis DeLuca, President of Biotics Research. “We’re excited to welcome spring by launching our 2014 detox challenge using our 10-Day BioDetox Kit. The challenge gives our healthcare providers the opportunity to help their patients renew their health and energy that was suppressed by the toll winter takes on the body while also having the opportunity to win a trip for two to Hawaii!”
Biotics Research developed its 10-Day BioDetox Kit to help its healthcare practitioner customers achieve a common goal with their patients: to restore balance and homeostasis and to treat the underlying causes of pain, inflammation, and chronic health issues. The 10-Day BioDetox Kit supports three stages of detoxification – decreasing inflammation, metabolic cleansing, and regeneration and repair.
The detox challenge runs from March 3rd, 2014, to April 30th, 2014, and substantial prizes are at stake for the winners:
* First place will receive a trip for two to Hawaii
* Second place will receive a 16GB iPad Air with retina display
* Third place will receive a 10-Day BioDetox Kit
* Fourth place will receive a $100 Biotics Research gift certificate
There are several ways to earn entries to the contest:
* One entry for each 10-Day BioDetox Kit purchased by practitioners and their patients
* One entry for each live webinar practitioners attend for all three stages of the detox program
* One entry for submitting the practitioner’s own Health Assessment Questionnaire before and after the detox program
* One entry for submitting a testimonial
Visit www.SupplementYourSuccess.com to enter!
“We look forward to hearing about the positive impact our 10-Day BioDetox Kit has on empowering patients to improve their health, well-being, and vitality,” added Denis.
To learn more about Biotics Research Corporation, its gluten-free catalog of supplements, and its 10-Day BioDetox Kit, please visit www.BioticsResearch.com or download the Biotics Research Mobile App at the Apple® App Store or Google® Play Store.
About Biotics Research Corporation
Biotics Research Corporation has been a leading manufacturer of specially designed, gluten-free nutritional supplements for nearly forty years. Our mission remains constant: to be the benchmark of excellence in nutritional science, technology and service, providing the clinician and their patients with reliable, innovative products of superior quality. Visit www.BioticsResearch.com.