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Transforming Las Vegas
On a warm spring day in Las Vegas, Sonia Kim, clinic front desk staff, is busy preparing for a full day of intern shifts at Wongu Health Center. She greets patients, makes sure documents are properly signed, and lets the interns know that their patients have arrived.
Sleepless nights, anxiety, mood swings, euphoric energy bursts, obsessive thinking, and a strange feeling in his chest. That is what Matt was experiencing when he first entered my practice. Rather than being concerned, he was loving every minute of it.
In This Current Age of Anxiety
Anxiety, also referred to angst or hysteria, goes by many names. One, popularized by the sagacious Zhang Zhong Jing, who many practitioners of Chinese Medicine may be familiar with, is known as Restless Zang/Fu disorder.
How to Reach Your World With the Chiropractic Message
My latest effort to share chiropractic occurred in mid-May while I was sitting at an introductory parent information night for high schoolers. The IT instructor informed us that each student would be receiving a computer for all their studies.
Building Bridges with Discipline
As practitioners of traditional Chinese herbal medicine, our role is to educate patients and medical practitioners about the various safety aspects of our medicine. Medical doctors that embrace Chinese medicine want to collaborate and include Chinese herbal medicine in more aspects of clinical care to support their patients.
Distal Style Treatment of Neurogenic Pain
Treat locally or distally? This question has frequented my thoughts for the treatment of pain throughout my acupuncture career. Each style has strengths and weaknesses, thus the versatile practitioner would do well to forgo dogmatic adherence to any one style in deference to the needs of the individual patient.
Finger (Pad) Pointing: Repetitive-Use Injury Waiting to Happen
"My wrist and hand hurt. I spend all day working on computers and then I come home and spend more time on a computer, usually playing video games."
News in Brief
NYCC Aggregates Degree Programs in New School; Palmer Chancellor Receives Education Award From ICA; Oklahaven Announces "Have a Heart" Winners.
A Whole-Body Approach to Chronic Tension Headaches
Nearly every day in our practices, we see patients with chronic headaches that have not responded to traditional treatment. They present in our offices with a feeble hope that "maybe" a chiropractor can help.
Billing Timed Services
Q: I do not always use physical medicine services but in my state I do have a scope of practice that allows me to provide many of these services. I am trying to understand what "direct one-on-one patient contact" means in relation to physical medicine services.
Constructing Our Reality, Part 2
My last article discussed perception and its relationship to the primary channels. Before we get to the channels most commonly used to treat sensory disturbances, the small intestine and triple heater, we should first talk about the bladder channel.
Streamline Your Front Desk
Your front office can be your greatest source of efficiency or it can be a constant bottleneck. Increasing the productivity of this area, while not sacrificing the quality of patient interaction, can be a little tricky. However, with some focused effort and intention, your front desk can keep your practice running smoothly.
Hip Flexor Contractures & LBP in Above-the-Knee Amputations
Patients with above-the-knee amputations (AK or AKA) are particularly prone to developing hip flexor contractures. Not to be confused with muscle tightness, contractures are a permanent shortening of tissues which cause deformity or distortion.
Parker University Embraces New Era
Change is in the air at Parker University, which recently announced the selection of both a new president and a new consultant for its seminar program.
The Need for Standards
ISO-TC-249: You may look at these letters and numbers and wonder what they are and what they might mean. They turn into: International Standards Organization- Technical Committee – 249. There is a global organization called The International Organization for Standardization.
Billing One-on-One, Direct Patient Contact
This is often misunderstood and leads to trepidation when documenting and subsequently billing timed services.
Holistic Skin Care and Modern Technology
Anti-aging is a concept that we hear in reference to skin rejuvenation and growing older on a daily basis. Aging begins as soon as we are born; therefore "pro-aging" is embracing all stages of life gracefully, with vitality, wisdom, joy, and gratitude as the goal.
Understanding Levels of Evidence
The concept of levels of evidence is a cornerstone of research literacy and a great starting point for understanding basic principles of how research works.
Living Well: Lessons From Our Oldest Old
Aging is a significant public health problem, important to chiropractors in practice and important to DCs who teach students training to become chiropractors.
Low Fat vs. Low Carb & the Power of Protein
A science-based website recently posted a nice summary of 23 randomized, controlled trials from peer-reviewed journals pitting low-carb diets against low-fat diets.
One of the most common trends to see in clinical medical practice and public health is the cycles of health "buzzwords." These come and go depending upon the current cultural zeitgeist. One year, "parasites" are causing all the issues, and the next year it's "candida."
Keeping Malpractice Allegations at Bay
It has been suggested that in the litigious environment in which we live, the practice of chiropractic should be defensive and practitioners should constantly be watching their backs. An element of defensive practice is a good idea.
A Different Way of Looking at It
The way you and your chiropractic colleagues access information has changed over the past decade. According to a recent survey conducted by Dynamic Chiropractic, almost half (48 percent) of DCs read online articles on their personal computer or laptop daily.
Prostate Cancer Risk
A large study published in January 2016 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that men who are vegans had a 35% lower risk of developing prostate cancer compared to non-vegan men. The study followed more than 26,346 men who are part of the Adventists Health Study-2.
Discovery: Finding Insights and Each Other in Different Disciplines
Recently I've been thinking about all sorts of things which are hidden from our daily direct experience. That general category is what links nearly everything that catches my attention and then demands some kind of investigation.
With Low-Back Pain, Sometimes Little Things Matter
Typical treatments for low back pain involve large muscles like the quadratus lumborum, iliopsoas, and piriformis. However, there are situations when a very small muscle, the multifidus, can play a significant role in the diagnosis and treatment of low back muscular or spinal injury.
Industry News for
Free Chair Massages From Massage Envy at Chick-fil-A
Donations Help Support 94.9 KLTY's Christmas Wish Program
DALLAS -- Dec 02, 2010 -- Feeling stressed as the holidays draw near? Now's the time to kick back and enjoy a free chair massage from the Massage Envy DFW centers.
For the second year in a row, Dallas/Fort Worth Massage Envy therapists will give free chair massages at selected Chick-fil-A locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area through December 23, 2010. All donations will benefit radio station 94.9 KLTY's annual Christmas Wish program.
Free massages are available during live KLTY broadcasts at participating Chick-fil-A locations. KLTY listeners can also register to win a one-year Massage Envy membership. Gift certificates for massages will also be given away during the broadcasts.
In addition, Massage Envy's "Three for You, Free for Me" program offers a free massage with the purchase of three $60 Massage Envy gift cards during the holiday season.
"Massage Envy is a proud partner in the Christmas Wish project," said Lance O'Pry, Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Developer for Massage Envy. "This holiday partnership captures the spirit of Christmas and shows that the people of Dallas/Fort Worth really care." Massage Envy and Chick-fil-A are core partners in the program.
DFW Massage Envy's free chair massage schedule is listed below. All KLTY remote broadcasts at Chick-fil-A restaurants are 6-10 a.m. except as noted.
2-December -- Thursday - Chick-fil-A - 117 East FM 544, Murphy 75094
8-December -- Wednesday - Chick-fil-A - 8700 State Hwy 121, McKinney 75070
9-December -- Thursday - Chick-fil-A - 996 W Highway 287 Bypass, Waxahachie75165
13-December -- Monday - Chick-fil-A - 6408 W Plano Pkwy, Plano 75093
14-December -- Wednesday - Chick-fil-A - 749 Main Street, FM 1171, Lewisville 75067
16-December -- Thursday - Chick-fil-A - 5211 Eldorado Pkwy, Frisco 75034
17-December -- Friday - Chick-fil-A - 2617 Lakeview Pkwy, Rowlett 75088
18-December -- (10am-2pm) - Saturday -- Chick-fil-A - 1711 S Loop 288, Denton 76205
21-December -- Tuesday - Chick-fil-A - 3041 W Camp Wisdom Rd, Grand Prairie 75052
23-December -- Thursday - Chick-fil-A - 12120 Inwood Road, Dallas 75244
Now in its ninth year, the Christmas Wish project has raised an estimated $3.1 million through the generosity of listeners and advertisers. KLTY listeners email their Christmas wishes to the station or nominate a Christmas Wish recipient. Listeners can donate to the Christmas Wish Fund for needy DFW residents and families. Listeners can also personally select and grant a Christmas Wish that touches their heart.
Massage Envy is open in 42 states, with 638 centers nationwide and 27 locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
At Massage Envy, an introductory one-hour massage session (a 50-minute massage and time for consultation and dressing) is just $49. Memberships are available for $59 per month and include a one-hour massage session. Members can enjoy unlimited additional one-hour massage sessions at the $39 member rate.
Massage Envy in Texas and throughout the country has helped popularize massage. Americans visit massage therapists approximately 140 million times a year. The percentage of Americans using massage therapists has more than doubled since 1997.
Log on to www.massageenvy.com to find the nearest Massage Envy center. All centers are open seven days a week.
Massage Envy - Dallas/Fort Worth Locations