Chiropractic In The News:

The Value of Chiropractic Gains Recognition in Nationally Published Research

by Sherry McAllister, DC, executive vice president, F4CP | 11/26/2018 12:05:07 PM

The release of four new studies highlighting a more patient-centered, comprehensive and collaborative care model, which includes chiropractic care, proves to be an impressive win-win for you, your practice and your patients.

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ACA Year to Date Update

by American Chiropractic Association | 11/2/2018 9:18:33 AM

Here are some of the recent efforts by the American Chiropractic Association on behalf of the profession.

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New Dry Needling Code Is the Culmination of a Successful ACA/APTA Collaboration

by American Chiropractic Association | 11/2/2018 9:15:31 AM

Following a successful nine-year collaboration between the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a new CPT® code for dry needling will soon be available to providers, paving the way potentially for proper reimbursement, national standards and a greater understanding of how this relatively new modality helps patients in pain.

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Now Available: F4CP Opioid 3.0 eBook

by NYSCA Membership Committee | 11/2/2018 9:14:13 AM

F4CP has recently announced the launch of its brand-new Opioid 3.0 eBook, As the Opioid Epidemic Rages On, Chiropractic Care is Recognized As A Safer Option for Pain, which is available in both web and ready-to-print format.

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House-Senate Opioid Bill Contains Provisions Related to Chiropractic

by American Chiropractic Association | 10/11/2018 11:12:46 AM

As the second session of the 115th Congress nears the election, members of the House of Representatives and the Senate recently agreed on a comprehensive legislative package to help end the scourge of opioid addiction. In the legislation are several provisions that are of interest to the chiropractic profession.

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New Studies Support Inclusion of Chiropractic in Collaborative Care

by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | 9/26/2018 7:53:26 PM

Transforming toward a new care model that is patient-centered, comprehensive, collaborative and conservative, the U.S. healthcare system is incorporating chiropractic care as a drug-free treatment approach for the management of spinal disorders.

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National Chiropractic Health Month 2018

by American Chiropractic Association | 9/11/2018 12:35:32 PM

For National Chiropractic Health Month 2018 this October, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and its members will encourage the public to move more – to “Move 4 Life” -- to improve and maintain their musculoskeletal and overall health. As part of the campaign, chiropractors will provide information about musculoskeletal health and tips to stay active and prevent injury.

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September is Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month

by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | 9/11/2018 12:33:11 PM

September 2018 is designated as National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month: an opportunity to raise public awareness about the dangers of prescription and over the counter (OTC) pain medications. It is also an opportunity to educate consumers about drug-free options, such as chiropractic care, to safely and effectively relieve chronic pain.

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Chiropractic Care For Our Military: Making Progress In Defeating Chronic Pain

by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | 8/27/2018 1:44:35 PM

ccording to a 2005 Government Accountability Office report, while there is a DC at 60 military bases around the country, only 54 percent of servicemen and women eligible for chiropractic care can reasonably access the benefit. Could better access to chiropractic care be the answer to getting military personnel on the road to living a pain-free life?

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Chiropractic Care For Veterans: Why Doctors Of Chiropractic Should Be On The Front Lines Of The Integrated Care Team

by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | 8/27/2018 1:42:42 PM

Military life requires many physical challenges. The physical stresses of carrying heavy loads, running with body armor and jumping out of planes can often have a long-term impact on a person’s body. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that many Veterans suffer from chronic pain from the lingering effects of active duty.

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Congress Passes Legislation Expanding Veteran Access to Nondrug Chiropractic Services

by American Chiropractic Association | 3/23/2018 12:05:43 PM

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) announced today that Congress, with the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, has approved a plan to expand access to chiropractic’s nondrug approach to pain relief to veterans, many of whom suffer from back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions resulting from their service. 

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Chiropractic Lobby Day 2018

by NYSCA/Council Joint Legislative Task Force | 2/2/2018 9:52:07 AM

Please join the New York State Chiropractic Association and the New York Chiropractic Council for the 2018 chiropractic profession lobby day on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT). You must be registered through EventBrite for the lobby day no later than March 15, 2018.

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Chiropractic Services Relieve Low Back Pain in Female Veterans: Study

by American Chiropractic Association | 12/11/2017 3:12:03 PM

A new study finds that female veterans—one of the fastest growing populations receiving treatment through the Veterans Administration (VA) health care system—experience improvement in low back pain with a course of chiropractic care.

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New Brand Positions ACA Chiropractors for Higher Standards, Future Opportunities

by American Chiropractic Association | 10/2/2017 10:22:14 AM

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) this week launched a new brand designed to make the association stronger and more relevant to its members and to better position it to seek and respond to opportunities in the modern health care system. More than just a new logo, the brand boldly defines what it means to be an ACA chiropractor.

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National Chiropractic Health Month Begins Oct. 1

by American Chiropractic Association | 9/29/2017 10:43:57 AM

This October, chiropractors across the country will bring attention to the importance of prevention in maintaining spinal health throughout one’s lifetime as part of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2017.

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American Chiropractic Association Commends President for Plans to Designate Opioid Crisis a National Emergency

by American Chiropractic Association | 8/14/2017 10:56:36 AM

American Chiropractic Association President David Herd, DC, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s plans to designate the opioid crisis a national emergency.

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Back to Basics: Chiropractors Offer Evidence-Based Care for Back Pain

by American Chiropractic Association | 7/28/2017 9:38:29 AM

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and chiropractors nationwide will observe National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this October by sharing information on back pain prevention and the value of a conservative approach to treatment with the theme “Back to Basics.”

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F4CP Webinar Focusing on Katie May Updates

by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | 6/21/2017 12:18:57 PM

Yesterday, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress held a webinar focused on Katie May Updates, presented by Dr. Gerry Clum.

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Chiropractic Scope Modernization Bill Introduced to New York Legislature

by Joint Legislative Task Force | 6/8/2017 11:00:21 AM

The New York State Chiropractic Association and the New York Chiropractic Council are pleased to announce that both state organizations have jointly submitted a draft Chiropractic Scope Modernization Bill to the Legislature. 

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Young Investigators Seeking Research Funding Urged to Apply for USBJI Career Development and Grant Mentoring Program

by United States Bone and Joint Initiative | 6/7/2017 3:52:05 PM

The Young Investigator Initiative is a career development and grant mentoring program providing early-career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career.

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Public Health Campaign for DCs

by PostureMonth.org | 3/31/2017 9:51:41 AM

May is Posture Month, and it’s our opportunity to get patients engaged and promote your practice.   Supported by the New York State Chiropractic Association (NYSCA) along with 50+ other partner associations, posture is a public health interest for DCs who consider posture a primary cause of back pain, and the majority of medical physicians who agree.  

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Join the Posture Movement!

by PostureMonth.org | 3/31/2017 9:45:36 AM

The 2017 Posture Month campaign will help people “ACE” their posture to become Aware, take Control, and design an intelligent home and work Environment.

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American Chiropractic Association Adopts Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines

by American Chiropractic Association | 3/24/2017 9:58:16 AM

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), during its annual House of Delegates meeting March 17, approved a resolution to adopt clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of low back pain from the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP).

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Safe Drivers, Safe Roads Coalition (SDRC) and SDRC DCs file lawsuit against the New York Education Department.

by NYSCA Executive Director | 3/1/2017 2:43:50 PM

On January 18, 2017 the SDRC and two chiropractic U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Certified Medical Examiners (CME) in New York filed an Article 78 against the NYS Commissioner of Education, the NYS Board of Regents, the Executive Secretary of the NYS Board for Chiropractic and the Deputy Commissioner of Education, NYS Office of the Professions over an ostensible change in Department policy that, petitioners claim, “illegally revoked and overturned decades of state policy allowing doctors of chiropractic to perform DOT exams.” 

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A History of the TCA vs TMA Lawsuit

by Anthony M. Palumbo DC, DIBE | 1/25/2017 8:44:29 AM

Could This Happen In NY?

There is a legal battle which began in 2006 between the Texas Chiropractic Association (TCA) and the Texas Medical Association. This legal battle has challenged the very basis of Chiropractic and what Chiropractors can do in that state.

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USBJI Career Development & Grant Mentoring Program-Call for Applications

by United States Bone and Joint Initiative | 12/21/2016 3:40:00 PM

The USBJI has developed a grant mentoring program to provide early- career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career. Deadline for applications is approaching

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F4CP and COCSA Partner to Launch 'PR 101 Crisis Communications Kit'

by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | 10/25/2016 3:16:43 PM

The F4CP, the voice of the chiropractic profession, is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with COCSA to launch a ‘PR 101 Crisis Communications Kit.’ Set to launch on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the kit offers State Associations effective guidelines for managing crises - from negative publicity and attacks on the profession to the misrepresentation of information regarding the safety of chiropractic care.  NYSCA members have access to this kit through their complementary membership with F4CP.

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ACA Offers Spokespersons, Stroke Resources in Wake of Media Coverage

by American Chiropractic Association | 10/25/2016 10:39:41 AM

ACA would like state associations to know that it is available to assist with media matters related to the association between chiropractic and cervical arterial dissection (CAD) as well as to provide information that can facilitate doctor-patient discussions on this complex subject.

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News item about chiropractic-related stroke

by Dr. William Lauretti | 10/25/2016 9:57:43 AM

Dr William Lauretti from the ACA has provided NYSCA members with talking points regarding the recent news coverage of Chiropractic and Stroke.

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Stroke Resources for Chiropractic Offices

by American Chiropractic Association | Lori Burkhart, JD | 10/24/2016 4:00:57 PM

AS A RESULT OF MEDIA COVERAGE, some patients may come into the offices of doctors of chiropractic (DCs) concerned about having their necks adjusted. The media at times publishes sensationalized articles promoting the myth that neck manipulation is a major cause of stroke. To address sensationalized media coverage, ACA has put together resources to help DCs explain the issue to patients.

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National Chiropractic Health Month 2016 Kicks Off Oct. 1

by American Chiropractic Association | 9/28/2016 10:54:15 AM

This October, doctors of chiropractic across the country will raise public awareness of the availability of non-drug options for pain treatment as part of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2016.

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American Chiropractic Association Lauds Opioid Legislation

by American Chiropractic Association | 5/26/2016 2:53:15 PM

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) applauds the recent passage of several bills by Congress as a major first step in combating the nation's opioid epidemic. An important next step, according to the association, is expanding access to conservative treatments for pain in the country's health care system.

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JMPT - From the Editor's Desk – Does inclusion of chiropractic care result in cost savings?

by Claire Johnson, DC, MSEd, PhD Editor in Chief – Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics | 5/9/2016 10:37:55 AM

The most recent issue of the JMPT has a series of 3 papers that will help to fill the evidence gap and answer the question "Does inclusion of chiropractic care result in cost savings?" Each of these papers focuses on one area of musculoskeletal health that has been identified as a public health burden: low back pain, neck pain, and headache.

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May is Posture Month - Join the Posture Revolution!

by PostureMonth.org | 4/25/2016 2:44:11 PM

Here’s your chance to be one of the thousands of chiropractors promoting posture awareness. Everyday mainstream media is talking about the importance of posture and it’s undeniable connection to good health. DCs everywhere are joining the conversation. Help to bring real world solutions to a relevant and growing issue already on people’s minds.

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Update from the NYS Board of Chiropractic

by NYS Education Department | 4/25/2016 11:54:21 AM

To better serve the Chiropractors of our state, your New York State Board of Chiropractic has initiated a program to periodically inform you of topics recently directed to us and of reviews of the practice and scope parameters presently existing in New York State. 

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NYSCA Member Granted 'Recognition Status' by NCQA

by National Committee for Quality Assurance | 4/14/2016 10:22:39 AM

Dr. David BenEliyahu of Selden, NY, a NYSCA District 7 member for over 30 years, was recently granted 'Recognition Status' for the Patient Centered Connected Care Program, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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Chiropractic Physicians Applaud CDC Guideline on Opioid Prescribing; Encourage Conservative Options First for Pain

by American Chiropractic Association | 3/18/2016 11:49:38 AM

The ACA applauds the CDC for working to stem the nation's opioid overuse epidemic with its newly issued Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. ACA encourages patients and healthcare providers to first consider exhausting conservative forms of pain management before initiating higher-risk options such as opioids.

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American Chiropractic Association Elects New President

by American Chiropractic Association | 3/1/2016 10:30:11 AM

The American Chiropractic Association's (ACA) House of Delegates (HOD) met as part of the 2016 National Chiropractic Leadership Conference (NCLC) in Washington, D.C., Feb. 24-27, and elected David A. Herd, DC, of Geneva, N.Y., to serve as president. Dr. Herd, who graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, previously served on the ACA Board of Governors as vice president of ACA.

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David Herd, DC Elected President of the American Chiropractic Association

by Jason Brown, DC | 2/28/2016 1:25:01 PM

Please help us celebrate the election of NYSCA member Dr. David Herd as the new President of the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Herd was installed this past weekend at the ACA's National Chiropractic Leadership Conference in Washington, DC.

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Important Information: Medicare Equality Campaign

by Anthony Hamm, DC | 2/12/2016 9:15:31 AM

Last February the ACA House of Delegates passed a formal resolution directing ACA to make achieving full physician status in Medicare a top priority of the association.

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Chiropractic In The News:

Beat Pain Without Dangerous Drugs

by Dr. Robert Silverman | 2/5/2016 11:06:15 AM

For decades, the first-line treatment for pain has been to pop a pill. What’s wrong with that strategy? Hear answers from Dr. Robert G. Silverman, the American Chiropractic Association’s 2015 Sports Chiropractor of the Year. Dr. Silverman specializes in natural pain relief, sports performance, and nutrition.

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Call for Participants Chiropractic Care For Chronic Pain

by Dr. Ian Coulter, Ph.D. | 12/21/2015 1:50:12 PM

RAND is conducting a study examining the impact of evidence, outcomes, costs, and patient preferences on the choice of treatment for chronic low back pain and chronic neck pain.   They are recruiting clinics  in six regions, including White Plains/Yonkers NY for their national study starting now through end of 2016.

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Senate Passes Bill to Expand Chiropractic Services at Major VA Medical Centers

by American Chiropractic Association | 11/25/2015 2:21:50 PM

The U.S. Senate has approved legislation that will improve the delivery of benefits to America's veterans, bringing them one step closer to gaining further access to the essential services provided by doctors of chiropractic (DCs) at major Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.

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Q&A with the NY State Board of Chiropractic Education

by Scott Kilmer, DC DABCO | 11/6/2015 11:56:04 AM

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Update from the NYS Board of Chiropractic Education

by James Hyland, DC | 11/6/2015 11:50:08 AM

One of the topics under recent discussion by the NYS Board of Chiropractic Education is in regard to whether chiropractors would/should be eligible to provide DOT examinations required by law.

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It is All About Scope

by David Herd, DC | 11/6/2015 11:41:03 AM

Keynote Address By David Herd DC, ACA Vice President at the NYSCA 2015 Spring Convention at Mohegan Sun

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National Chiropractic Health Month 2015: Pain Free Nation!

by NYSCA Membership Committee | 10/8/2015 7:14:58 AM

National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) is a national public awareness and education campaign held each October. NCHM strives to teach health care consumers about the benefits of chiropractic services and to promote the expertise of doctors of chiropractic (DCs) in helping their patients reach optimal levels of health and wellness. 

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DCs Call for Conservative Treatments for Pain Management Amid Prescription Painkiller Epidemic

by American Chiropractic Association | 8/12/2015 12:29:59 PM

During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) in October, the ACA will work with thousands of DCs, CAs, and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to bring attention to the public health crisis caused by pain, and in particular the overuse of prescription painkillers, with this year's theme #PainFreeNation.

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ACA Statement on NCCIH's New Report on Pain in the United States

by American Chiropractic Association | 8/12/2015 12:25:34 PM

American Chiropractic Association (ACA) President Anthony Hamm, DC, has released a statement on the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health's (NCCIH) new analysis of data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

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A Systemic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

by Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Collaborators | 6/10/2015 1:55:32 PM

Up-to-date evidence about levels and trends in disease and injury incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) is an essential input into global, regional, and national health policies. In the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD 2013), we estimated these quantities for acute and chronic diseases and injuries for 188 countries between 1990 and 2013.

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