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Who Do You Think You Are? Your Perception Creates Your Reality

Chiro.Org Blog: What if you could create the life style you’ve always dreamed of? What if you could do it in a low stress environment? What if you could find the perfect balance between your personal and professional life? […]

The Evidence Informed Chiropractic Challenge

Source The Evidence Informed Chiropractic Challenge

What’s the Buzz

A recent social media posting has generated a bit of a buzz in the world of chiropractic. It seems that a short essay by chiropractor Rob Sinnott on October 16th elucidating the role that chiropractic and the subluxation play in the regulation of the immune system […]

Chiropractic: What does the future hold?

Chiro.Org Blog: The Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) is a leader in the creation of preferred futures. Since its founding in 1977 by Clement Bezold, Alvin Toffler and James Dator, IAF has helped organizations monitor trends, explore future possibilities and create the futures they prefer. IAF draws on a robust selection of futures methodologies, such as environmental scans, forecasts, scenarios, visioning and its own “aspirational futures” technique. […]

Biomechanical Lesion: A Better Diagnostic Term for the Profession

By John R. Bomar, DC Source Dynamic Chiropractic

For those who may not be aware, the World Health Organization’s latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) uses a new primary term to describe the major condition treated by chiropractic physicians.

The new term is biomechanical lesion and the code […]

Maintaining a Vitalistic Perspective in Chiropractic in the Postmodern Era

Chiro.Org Blog: To discuss concepts of postmodernism with respect to the opposing worldviews of vitalism and mechanism, and to present an argument for a viable role for vitalism in chiropractic philosophy and research. […]

The Chiropractic Identity: Charting Our Future Roles

Chiro.Org Blog: For at least as long as any living doctor of chiropractic can remember, our profession has engaged in ongoing and sometimes heated debate about the proper role of its practitioners. Should our primary or sole focus be the spine? The nervous system? Vertebral subluxation? Back and neck pain? Should we be musculoskeletal pain specialists? Complementary care generalists? Primary care physicians? […]

The Dangers of “GroupThink”

Chiro.Org Blog: The term “group think” was coined by the psychologist Irving Janis in his 1972 work, Victims of Group think: A Psychological Study of Foreign- Policy Decisions and Fiascoes. Group think describes what happens when individual thought cedes to the will of group consciousness. […]

Is Chiropractic At The Crossroads?

Is Chiropractic At The Crossroads?

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2011 (May 21) John W. Reggars

Suite 1/593 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham, Victoria, Australia 3132. School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Murdoch University. Murdoch, Western Australia, 6150

Background   Chiropractic in Australia has seen many […]

A New Idea

A New Idea

The Chiro.Org Blog

A new idea

is first condemned

as ridiculous

and then is dismissed as trivial,

until finally

PHILOSOPHY – First Things First

I am starting a new “blog” at chiro.org, specifically as an interactive forum for chiropractic students to both learn from someone in the field and share their ideas and questions. If there is sufficient interest, I will continue to post entries. The focus of this discussion will be on the practical application of treating the […]

The Dodo Bird Verdict

Dodo bird from Alice in Wonderland

Source Wikipedia

In Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865), at a certain point a number of characters become wet. In order to dry themselves, the Dodo decided to issue a competition. Everyone was to run around the lake until they were dry. Nobody cared to […]

Which Plants Do You Choose To Water?

Which Plants Do You Choose To Water?

The Chiro.Org Blog

Here’s a Deep Thought for the Day Thanks to Moyra Gorski, R.N., B.S.N. for sharing this with us all

skeptic, who had heard of the Buddha’s propensity to always return good for evil, and love those who would abuse him, did not believe […]

Holism

Holism

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Health Insights Today An editorial by Daniel Redwood, DC

Through the 1970s and 1980s, those of us seeking to advance alternatives to conventional medicine that would be far less reliant on drugs and surgery, far more friendly to hands-on forms of healing and the use of natural substances, […]