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Lower Back Trauma

Lower Back Trauma

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We would all like to thank Dr. Richard C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC for his lifetime commitment to the profession. In the future we will continue to add materials from RC’s copyrighted books for your use.

This is Chapter 12 from RC’s best-selling book:

“Chiropractic Posttraumatic Rehabilitation”

These materials […]

Motion Palpation of the Cervical Spine

Motion Palpation of the Cervical Spine

The Chiro.Org Blog

We would all like to thank Dr. Richard C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC for his lifetime commitment to the profession. In the future we will continue to add materials from RC’s copyrighted books for your use.

This is Chapter 3 from RC’s best-selling book:

“Motion Palpation”

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Posttraumatic Rehabilitation: The Rationale of Rehabilitative Therapy

Posttraumatic Rehabilitation: The Rationale of Rehabilitative Therapy

The Chiro.Org Blog

We would all like to thank Dr. Richard C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC for his lifetime commitment to the profession. In the future we will continue to add materials from RC’s copyrighted books for your use.

This is Chapter 1 from RC’s best-selling book:

“Chiropractic […]

Is Chiropractic Complementary, Alternative, or Mainstream?

Is Chiropractic Complementary, Alternative, or Mainstream?

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   University of Minnesota

I just ran across this remarkable page about chiropractic, located (of all places) on the University of Minnesota website. I hope you will find this of interest:

Is Chiropractic Complementary, Alternative, or Mainstream?

Chiropractic may seem mainstream because of […]

Nerve Root Pain, Dermatomes, and Evidence…Oh My!

Nerve Root Pain, Dermatomes, and Evidence…Oh My!

The Chiro.Org Blog

It is commonly believed that nerve root pain would be expected to appear in a specific dermatome, and that this information is useful for making the diagnosis of radiculopathy. There is little evidence in the literature that confirms or denies this statement.

A new […]

Millions spent by lobby firms fighting Obama health reforms

Source The Guardian America’s healthcare industry has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to block the introduction of public medical insurance and stall other reforms promised by Barack Obama. The campaign against the president has been waged in part through substantial donations to key politicians.

Supporters of radical reform of healthcare say legislation emerging from […]

ACA’s Efforts to Restore DC Physician Status in Federal Health Plan Successful

Chiro.Org Blog: fter months of intensive negotiations between the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), doctors of chiropractic are once again designated as “physicians” in the BCBSA Federal Employee Plan (FEP), the world’s largest health plan and one that President Obama has identified as a template for future health care reform. The 2010 FEP benefits brochure confirms the change. […]

Potential MRSA Treatment?

Background Infections with MRSA remain a growing public health concern, prompting the need to explore alternative treatments instead of the on-going effort to develop stronger drug-based therapies. We studied the effect of 405 nm blue light on two strains of MRSA – US-300 strain of CA-MRSA and the IS853 strain of HA-MRSA – in vitro. […]

Physical Examination of the Neck and Cervical Spine

Physical Examination of the Neck and Cervical Spine

The Chiro.Org Blog

We would all like to thank Dr. Richard C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC for his lifetime commitment to the profession. In the future we will continue to add materials from RC’s copyrighted books for your use.

This is Chapter 8 from RC’s best-selling book:

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Sports Management: Basic Spinal Subluxation Considerations

Chiro.Org Blog: The concept that an “off centered” vertebral or pelvic segment parallels a unique effect upon the neuromuscular bed which may be the cause of, aggravation of, or “triggering” of certain syndromes is a major contribution to the field of functional pathology and clinical biology by the chiropractic profession. […]