First Annual Parker Gala Benefits Chiropractic Research

Parker College of Chiropractic will host its first annual Parker Gala on Friday, Jan. 16, 2009 during the Las Vegas Parker Seminar from 7:30 to 11 pm in the Las Vegas Hilton Barron Ballroom. Proceeds will benefit chiropractic research and the advancement of the profession. All seminar attendees, industry professionals, former speakers, presenters, sponsors, and exhibitors are invited to attend this special evening to support the profession and network with leaders in chiropractic.

Palmer College Develops Clear Identity For Doctors of Chiropractic

There is growing value and acceptance for conservative approaches to health care. Given chiropractic’s conservative, vitalistic and patient-centered approach, chiropractors are well positioned to assist patients in improving their spinal health and overall well-being. Unfortunately, too many people are not aware of what chiropractic can do to improve their health. At least some of the public’s poor understanding of chiropractic stems from the lack of a clear identity for the profession and description of what chiropractors do.

Palmer Receives National Recognition for Providing Quality Back Pain Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in Washington, D.C., announced in June that the Palmer College of Chiropractic outpatient clinics in Port Orange and South Daytona, Florida, have received Recognition from the Back Pain Recognition Program (BPRP) for providing superior care to clinic patients suffering from low back pain. The two Palmer Chiropractic Clinics are affiliated with the college’s Florida Campus in Port Orange, Florida.

Bridgeport College of Chiropractic Serves the Needy

As part of the clinical training program at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic (UBCC) students are required to perform clinic services at one of two facilities operated by Optimus Healthcare. Optimus is an organization dedicated to improving access to affordable, accessible and quality primary, preventive, oral, and behavioral healthcare services for the uninsured, underserved and medically indigent population of the Greater Bridgeport community.

COCSA partners with Army OneSource to launch Healing Hands 4 Heroes

COCSA formalized the partnership by launching a nationwide program, Healing Hands 4 Heroes, and by becoming the first health care profession to sign an Army Community Covenant. With a registration code from the local State Chiropractic Association, chiropractors can register free of charge for any of the three courses: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Issues of Women Returning from Combat.

May Classifieds and E-Mail Reminders

No slowdown so far for the month of May when it comes to the posting of chiropractic classifieds. Chiropractors posting equipment for sale may have noticed e-mail addresses being removed from content. It’s been long suggested that anyone placing classifieds not use e-mail addresses in the body of content, as it increases spam and potential for fraud. For website links and e-mail contacts, use the forms provided when placing ads. All ads can include a photograph, link to a website, and e-mail contact via form.