Kinesio Taping Seminars Southern California

Kinesio Taping is a corrective taping technique that incorporates a proprietary tape. According to the manufacturer, Kinesio tape has no chemicals or medication in it, it is a mechanical tape. Kinesio Taping Seminars are taking place at the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS) the weekend of July 17 and July 18. Early bird registration is $499 (by June 18) and regular registration is $549 (by July 2). The event is taught by a certified kinesio taping instructor and certified athletic trainer.

Southern California University of Health Sciences New President

Southern California University of Health Sciences Board of Regents Appoints John Scaringe as President. Southern California University of Health Sciences’ Board of Regents announced the appointment of John Scaringe, DC as the university’s President, effective May 8, 2010. Dr. Scaringe had previously been serving in the role of Interim President of SCU since August 2009.

Toothpick Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain

Chronic low back pain is a plague on America, and when it comes to its treatment, there is a long laundry list of therapies and approaches people rely on. A recent study published in the May issue of The Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that acupuncture is an effective treatment for chronic low back pain. However, the study noted an unusual finding, that penetration of the skin with needles was not required, in order for people to report improvement. Turns out acupuncture can be added to the long list of uses for the common toothpick.

Leadership and Focus with Chiropractor Ian Grassam

In 1997 I had the good fortune to be the student president for the International Chiropractors Association representing the chiropractic campus at CCCLA in Los Angeles, California. One of the highlights of my involvement in student politics was the times I enjoyed talking with legendary chiropractors like Sid Williams, Bobby Braile, Fred Barge, and James Sigafoose. Philosophical chiropractic was red-hot in the Southern California area in 1997 and 1998 (and it is again today thanks to DCS), with events drawing large crowds of chiropractors focused on a mission of serving the planet.

April advertising round up Chiro-Ads

This may be the last chiropractic classified advertising round up for the month of April. Normally we have these posts on Sundays and Wednesdays, but you may not notice classified advertising posts in the news again until May 4, 2008. Whether you are seeking Chiropractic Products and Equipment for Sale (like a Lloyd Portable Adjusting Table) or Practices for Sale and Job Opportunities (like an associate position in Michigan), this post is a compilation of the most recent advertisements placed in the Classifieds section on Planet Chiropractic. Featured are selected ads that were placed before Sunday, April 20, 2008.