Parker University held Parker Homecoming 2012 on its campus in Dallas, Texas, on October 26 – 28. Doctors of chiropractic and massage therapists attended customized education tracks while earning continuing education credits. Classes covered numerous topics, including combining nutrition and chiropractic, multiple causes of vertebral subluxation and disease, decompression, Medicare, treating sports injuries, the neurology of stress, orthopedic testing for upper extremity injuries, and much more.
The California Chiropractic Association (CCA) has mailed election materials and ballots to active CCA members, along with the CCA board’s nominees for the 2012-2013 CCA Executive Committee offices, check your mail for materials if you are a California Chiropractor.
June is time for the annual chiropractic convention hosted by the California Chiropractic Association (CCA) in Reno Nevada. This year’s convention takes place at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino and it begins on June 11. This year’s continuing education chiropractic convention offers chiropractors up to 22 hours of educational credits. The conference ends on June 13. Not only is it the CCA’s biggest chiropractic event of the year, continuing education for CCA members is free when preregistered for the conference.
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a three-year grant for approximately $1.3 million to the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR) for a study called Co-Management of Older Adults With Low Back Pain by Medical Doctors and Doctors of Chiropractic. Throughout this project, PCCR researchers will be collaborating with researchers at the Genesis Quad Cities Family Medicine Residency Program; the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa; the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine; the University of Iowa Center on Aging; and the College of Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pa.
According to email reports, Illinois Doctor of Chiropractic, Gary R. Street, has been attempting to collect from the top presidential candidates their exact position in regards to chiropractic and especially Medicare, for the last six (6) weeks. Apparently the task has not been such an easy job, since one presidential candidate reportedly refuses to reply with a written position. The only official response as to a presidential candidate position on chiropractic and Medicare is from the office of Barack Obama.
Questions about functions on the Planet Chiropractic website and concerns regarding the future of healthcare reimbursement in the United States, something I received via e-mail and I thought would be good to share on the site. A visitor writes… “I found your site via Google. First, To bring to your attention, there is a problem with your site when I click on “chiropractic schools”. When I click on it, a FATAL ERROR screen appears. I’ve attempted to click on that link on numerous computers and have gotten the same FATAL ERROR screen numerous times. So I’m thinking the problem may be on your end.”
Chiropractic Summit V, which convened on May 14th in Washington, DC, has issued this historic CALL TO ACTION to the chiropractic profession, urging every Doctor of Chiropractic, state association, chiropractic student and chiropractic patient, to mobilize to represent chiropractic in the national health reform debate. This unified nationwide call follows an intensive day-long Summit session in which Members of Congress, Congressional staff and key leaders in chiropractic and in public policy examined the precise state of national health care reform discussions to determine how and where the chiropractic profession will be most effective in directing messages of concern and calls for inclusion in any reform program.
Changes in breast cancer rates, a widening gap in colon cancer death rates amongst blacks versus whites, drug companies using ghost writers, questioning the safety of asthma medication, time for 2009 Medicare decisions, and the immune system a night, those of the health topics for Monday, December 15th, 2008.
Life University Hosts World Leaders In Integrative Healthcare For Two Day Conference. The inaugural conversation of a new think tank, the LifeSource Octagon: A Center for Infinite Thinking will take place Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, 2009.
Carl S. Cleveland, III, DC, FICA, nationally known chiropractic educator and President of the Cleveland Chiropractic Colleges, has agreed to serve as Chair of the chiropractic profession’s first national conference focusing on the future of chiropractic in the federal Medicare program. This historic event will be hosted by the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) in Washington, DC on Thursday, April 24, 2008.