Chiropractic Leaders and Philanthropists Recognized at Parker Seminars Las Vegas

Parker Seminars awarded some of the most influential leaders in the profession during 2012 Parker Seminars Las Vegas. Erchonia Medical, a leader in low level laser health care applications, was honored with the coveted Philanthropy Award. Erchonia was honored with the award for their generosity in giving freely of their services, time, effort, support, and funds for the benefit of the chiropractic profession.

End of Days For Chiropractic Profession?

Is it time for chiropractors to begin marketing themselves as manual therapists in order to fit in to some medical model? Is the profession predominantly in favor of peddling muscle relaxers and other pharmaceuticals while performing colonics and doing foot baths? Have the colleges gotten so far out of touch with the rest of the industry that churning out student failures has become the primary business model? The doom and gloom train has left the station but someone forgot to send me a ticket.

Los Angeles Chiropractic Landmark Closing Doors August 2011

The end of a long history in chiropractic is coming to Los Angeles, as the Cleveland Chiropractic College system has announced today, its decision to close the Cleveland Chiropractic College Los Angeles campus in August 2011. The family owned chiropractic school, operated in the Los Angeles area for the past 60 years, after Carl Cleveland purchased Ratledge College of Chiropractic in the 1950s. According to reports from the college, the Kansas City campus will not be affected by the closure taking place in Los Angeles.

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.