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A Giant in Chiropractic Radiology: Remembering Dr. Lindsay Rowe (1956-2016)

Source Dynamic Chiropractic

By Deborah Pate, DC, DACBR

Lindsay Rowe, DC, MD, DACBR, was a giant in the field of chiropractic radiology who enjoyed careers as a chiropractor, medical doctor, radiologist and educator.

A distinguished international lecturer and author, he wrote more than 50 scientific papers and numerous book chapters; and together with Dr. Terry […]

Year End Review

Chiro.Org Blog: Enjoy a review of the Gallup and Palmer College poll titled “Americans’ Perceptions of Chiropractic” […]

Chiropractic:   Profession or Modality?

Chiro.Org Blog: Is chiropractic a profession or a modality? That’s the thought-provoking question explored in a new RAND report funded by the NCMIC Foundation. […]

World Spine Day – October 16th, 2015

Chiro.Org Blog: World Spine Day is a part of the Bone and Joint Decade Action Week which occurs each year in October. The 16th of October is the day dedicated as World Spine Day. […]

Chiropractic Physicians Call for Conservative Treatments for Pain Management Amid Prescription Painkiller Epidemic

Chiro.Org Blog: American Chiropractic Association launches 2015 public awareness campaign aimed at curbing opioid overuse and abuse […]

Q&A With the First VA Chiropractic Residents

Chiro.Org Blog: 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. [1-2] This program is the result of years of dedication and strategic planning by the VA chiropractic leadership, and is congruent with the VA’s mission to train providers to serve the VA and the nation at large. […]

The True Face of Medicare Fraud

Source The Atlantic By David A Graham

A $712 million bust, the biggest in U.S. history, shows that the people most likely to bilk the system are doctors and medical providers, not “welfare queens.”

A specter is still haunting American politics—the mythological specter of the welfare queen. Even after Clinton-era welfare reforms, and despite an […]

Dr Greg Stewart Elected WFC President

Source The World Federation of Chiropractic

Dr Greg Stewart

June 10, 2014

The World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) is pleased to announce that Dr Gregory B Stewart of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada was elected President for a 2-year term at the WFC Executive Council Meeting held last month in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He succeeds […]

Chiropractic Summit Promotes Drug-Free Approach to Health Care

Chiro.Org Blog: The Chiropractic Summit, an umbrella leadership group of prominent chiropractic organizations, met on Nov. 7 in Seattle, Wash. and approved, by unanimous motion, the following historic statements of agreement: […]

World Spine Day – October 16th

Chiro.Org Blog: Every year on October 16th people from around the world join together to raise awareness on World Spine Day as part of the Bone and Joint Decade’s Action Week. Spinal disorders, such as back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and disc disease, to name a few are common, and they can have a profound effect on a person’s overall health, impacting a person’s ability to work, to enjoy everyday activities and even disrupting healthy sleep patterns. […]

African Chiropractic Federation Publishes First Newsletter

Chiro.Org Blog: The African Chiropractic Federation (ACF), representing national associations of chiropractors in Africa and newly formed at the WFC Congress in Durban last April, has now published its first newsletter, which may be read here. […]

Comment glitch fixed

An apology to our readers.

After activating our new server, a switch for publishing comments inadvertently got pushed requiring a login to post. That switch has been turned off and posting comments should now return to normal.

However, the server may have reset to where you will […]

Downward Dog Gets Thumbs Up From California Judge

Chiro.Org Blog: BRAVO! to California for allowing a San Diego-area school district to introduce Yoga as a twice weekly, 30-minute class. YAY! Although some parents were miffed because they thought it promoted Eastern religion (???) a federal Judge ruled in favor of the school. […]

Ohio chiropractors could make call on concussions

Source The Plain Dealer

By Brandon Blackwell, The Plain Dealer

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Some Ohio physicians are upset over a budget provision that would allow chiropractors to make the calls on putting student athletes with head injuries back in the game.

Senate lawmakers on Thursday are likely to pass a version of the budget, House […]

Danish researchers claim that antibiotics could cure 40% of chronic back pain patients

Source The Guardian

Up to 40% of patients with chronic back pain could be cured with a course of antibiotics rather than surgery, in a medical breakthrough that one spinal surgeon says is worthy of a Nobel prize. Surgeons in the UK and elsewhere are reviewing how they treat patients with chronic back pain after […]