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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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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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JLTF Alert: Calling All Members to Support A4391

by Joint Legislative Task Force | 5/28/2015 8:29:53 PM

As you all know, we are hard at work in Albany working on the legislative priorities for the profession. One of our main legislative initiatives has been passage of a bill that would allow doctors of chiropractic to form partnerships with medical doctors.

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ACA Presses Federal Government to Encourage Use of Conservative Forms of Pain Management

by American Chiropractic Association | 5/27/2015 10:36:01 AM

Arlington, Va. - The ACA strongly urges the NINDS Office of Pain Policy to include recommendations encouraging patients and health care providers to first exhaust conservative forms of pain management, when appropriate.

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Chiropractic Physicians Urge Conservative Approach to Pain Management

by American Chiropractic Association | 5/20/2015 3:18:17 PM

With new research highlighting more risks associated with the increased use of opioids for pain, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) strongly urges patients and healthcare providers to consider first exhausting conservative forms of pain management.

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The Specialized Soft Tissue Instrument used in ConnecTX Therapy is Granted a U.S. Patent

by ConnecTX | 5/20/2015 12:56:55 PM

The instrument used in ConnecTX Therapy, an instrument-assisted connective tissue therapy program has been granted U.S. Pat. No. 9,023,078 for the device’s unique state-of-the-art double-beveled edges, and brushed, nonslip surface. 

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ACA's NCHM 2015 Theme Announced: Pain Free Nation!

by American Chiropractic Association | 5/18/2015 12:13:35 PM

In honor of NCHM 2015, ACA will bring attention to the public health crisis caused by pain (and in particular the overuse of prescription painkillers) with this year’s theme of #PainFreeNation

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Clinical Compass Releases Low Back Update

by Clinical Compass | 4/1/2015 10:32:37 AM

Clinical Compass, powered by the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP), has posted an update to the "Clinical Practice Guideline: Chiropractic Care for Low Back Pain." This document is online and available for public review and comment. 

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APHA Public Health Event: The Global Burden of Spine Pain

by American Public Health Association- Chiropractic Health Care Section | 3/27/2015 10:27:48 AM

Join us in informing others about the Global Burden of Spine Pain. To participate in this free public health event, please sign in at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BCPWBPM

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Scope policy and College of Pharmacology and Toxicology

by Anthony Hamm, DC, ACA President | 3/25/2015 3:56:52 PM

During our annual HOD meeting in February we passed resolutions supporting key elements in scopes of practice and the creation of the ACA College of Pharmacology and Toxicology. 

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Legislative Alert: S4206 part V of the Senate Education Budget

by NYSCA Legislative Committee | 3/12/2015 10:10:01 AM

The NYSCA Legislative Committee is asking all members to please call your local Assemblyperson and ask that they call Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to voice support for a proposal known as Part V of the Senate Education Budget, S4206.

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Legislative Alert: S4206 part V of the Senate Education Budget

by NYSCA Legislative Committee | 3/12/2015 10:10:00 AM

The NYSCA Legislative Committee is asking all members to please call your local Assemblyperson and ask that they call Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to voice support for a proposal known as Part V of the Senate Education Budget, S4206.

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Terrence Murphy, DC Wins Senate Election

by Dr. Terrence Murphy | 11/7/2014 10:41:41 AM

The New York State Chiropractic Association would like to congratulate Dr. Terence Murphy, a practicing chiropractor in Westchester County, on his election victory in the 40th Senate District of New York State. We look forward to working with him and his counterparts in the upcoming legislative session.

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Scientifically speaking— Does chiropractic really help back pain?

by Steven Weiniger, DC | 10/28/2014 10:09:20 AM

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Dr. Terrence Murphy for NY State Senate

by NYSCA Staff Writer | 10/27/2014 8:32:37 PM

Dr. Terence Murphy, a chiropractor in Westchester, is running for the NY State Senate. His election would be very significant for the chiropractic profession as a voice in the NYS Senate. Please consider giving him your support. 

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"Ending Back Pain" - a book by Jack Stern, MD, PhD

by Jack Stern, MD, PhD | 10/6/2014 1:30:34 PM

It is with great pleasure that I announce the publication of my book Ending Back PainMany of you know me as a Spinal Neurosurgeon but this book is not about surgery. I wrote Ending Back Pain to inform the public about the need to advocate for themselves in a medical system that is ill equipped to deal with this major health issue. 

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2014 National Chiropractic Health Month -

by American Chiropractic Association (ACA) | 10/6/2014 10:19:21 AM

Hosted by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) is a national public awareness and education campaign held each October. 

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National Chiropractic Health Month: Conservative Care First!

by NYSCA Staff Writer | 10/1/2014 9:26:53 AM

Hosted by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) is a national public awareness and education campaign held each October. In 2014, NCHM will use the theme “Conservative Care First!” to educate the public on why a conservative approach to pain management and health enhancement is both sensible and effective. 

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2014 National Chiropractic Health Month

by American Chiropractic Association (ACA) | 7/28/2014 2:43:40 PM

Hosted by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), 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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ACA Urges House, Senate to Further Integrate Doctors of Chiropractic in VA

by American Chiropractic Association | 7/7/2014 10:26:44 AM

The ACA, in a letter to U.S. House and Senate conferees regarding legislation addressing recent health care issues uncovered at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, urges lawmakers to further integrate the essential services provided by doctors of chiropractic in the VA health care system.

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October is National Chiropractic Health Month: Help Patients Choose

by NYSCA Staff Writer | 6/23/2014 11:51:00 AM

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has recently announced the theme for 2014’s National Chiropractic Health Month.  This year’s theme will be “Conservative Care First!”

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ACA in Action: Supporting the Profession in New York

by Joint Legislative Task Force | 6/6/2014 12:47:16 PM

The American Chiropractic Association and New York Chiropractic College have submitted letters of support and advocacy regarding a  proposal from the New York State Workers' Compensation Board to limit DCs' workers' compensation reimbursement.

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Spinal manipulation and exercise for low back pain in adolescents: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

by Craig Schulz, Brent Leininger, Roni Evans, Darcy Vavrek, Dave Peterson, Mitchell Haas and Gert Bronfort | 5/23/2014 8:48:52 AM

The purpose of this paper is to describe the methodology of a randomized clinical trial examining the effectiveness of exercise with and without spinal manipulative therapy for chronic or recurrent low back pain in adolescents.

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Mapping intended spinal site of care from the upright to prone position

by Robert Cooperstein and Morgan Young | 5/19/2014 11:42:47 AM

This study had 2 primary goals: (1) investigate how erroneous spine-scapular landmark associations may lead to errors in treating and charting spine levels; and (2) study the interexaminer reliability of a novel method for mapping upright spinal sites to the prone position.

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Comparison of non-surgical treatment methods for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

by Michael Schneider, Carlo Ammendolia, Donald Murphy, Ronald Glick, Sara Piva, Elizabeth Hile, Dana Tudorascu and Sally C Morton | 5/19/2014 11:40:52 AM

Lumbar spinal stenosis is the most common reason for spinal surgery in older adults. Previous studies have shown that surgery is effective for severe cases of stenosis, but many patients with mild to moderate symptoms are not surgical candidates. These patients and their providers are seeking effective non-surgical treatment methods to manage their symptoms; yet there is a paucity of comparative effectiveness research in this area. This knowledge gap has hindered the development of clinical practice guidelines for non-surgical treatment approaches for lumbar spinal stenosis.

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Introducing an osteopathic approach into neonatology ward: the NE-O model

by Francesco Cerritelli, Marta Martelli, Cinzia Renzetti, Gianfranco Pizzolorusso, Vincenzo Cozzolino and Gina Barlafante | 5/9/2014 11:20:27 AM

The aim of this paper is to suggest a protocol on osteopathic approach (NE-O model) in treating hospitalized newborns.

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Letter to Forbes.com

by American Chiropractic Association | 4/24/2014 2:49:40 PM

Doctors of chiropractic (DCs) were troubled after reading the latest ill-informed attack on the chiropractic profession by Steven Salzberg, PhD. His latest Forbes blog post “New Medicare Data Reveal Startling $496 Million Wasted On Chiropractors” is sensationalism at its finest.

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