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Will your chiropractic practice sell or fold?

Chiropractic Economics

Today, a record number of doctors of chiropractic are considering selling their practices. When practice sales are managed carefully, planned strategically and priced correctly, they can be an excellent way to ensure the well-being of your staff and patients after your departure. Moreover, a successful sale can safeguard your legacy and capture significant value from your initial investment in building your practice.

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The Temporomandibular Disorder: A Guide for Evidence-Based Chiropractors

ChiroUp

An Introduction to Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD) Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) encompasses a complex set of muscular and articular disorders affecting the TMJ, leading to pain, dysfunction, and potential degeneration. Understanding the etiology is crucial for effective assessment and treatment. For a comprehensive guide and research-backed assessment and treatment, refer back to ChiroUp.com in the condition reference section.

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11 Major SEO Trends You Need to Know in 2024

iMatrix

The SEO landscape is constantly changing. Understanding the latest trends can put you ahead of the competition. So what is the future of SEO? If you want your web pages to rank organically on Google, search engine optimization (SEO) is vital to your digital strategy. If you want a stellar SEO strategy , familiarize yourself with the latest SEO trends.

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Active commuting linked to lower risks of mental and physical ill health: Strongest benefits seen for cyclists

Medical Xpress: Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Commuters who cycle or walk to and from work or study may have lower risks of mental and physical ill health than those who don't rely on these options, finds a large long term study published in the open access journal BMJ Public Health.

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The 18 Most Popular Chiropractic Tools and Equipment

ChiroTouch

Table of Contents Chiropractic Tools and Equipment Activator Adjusting Tool SOT (Sacro-Occipital Technique) Blocks Massage Gun Heat/Ice Packs Impulse Adjusting Instrument ArthroStim Adjusting Tool Pulstar FRAS Adjusting Instrument Atlas Orthogonal Percussion Instrument Inclinometers Chiropractic Tables Digital X-ray Machine Computers/iPads Therapeutic Ultrasound Cold Laser Therapy Device TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) Unit Rehab/Exercise Equipment Cervical Traction Devices Di

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Chiropractic Defense Council fights to overturn Australian ban on spinal manipulation for babies

Chiropractic Economics

Six months after the Chiropractic Board of Australia removed its self-imposed ban on spinal manipulation in children age two and under, the outcry from government officials forced the ban’s reinstatement. In 2019, the chiropractic board, the body that oversees chiropractic care in the country, no longer permitted spinal manipulation in children 24 months or younger.

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Does the type of workstation you use make a difference in your health and productivity?

ScienceDaily: Back and Neck Pain

Although devices such as standing desks have been found to alleviate physical symptoms and increase worker productivity, questions remain regarding the best use of the primary types of workstations -- stand-biased, sit-stand or traditional -- for increasing workers' physical activity and preventing health problems. To answer these questions, researchers measured the computer usage and activity levels of 61 office workers for 10 days to evaluate any discomfort and develop possible remedies.

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Study suggests reviewing current recommendations that discourage exercise before bed

Medical Xpress: Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Findings of a small comparative study published in the open access journal BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine suggest resistance exercise 'activity breaks' at night may improve sleep length. Three-minute breaks every 30 minutes over a period of four hours may be all that's needed, the findings indicate.

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Globus Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for ExcelsiusFlex™ and ACTIFY™ 3D Total Knee System

OrthoSpineNews

AUDUBON, Pa., July 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE: GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced it recently received 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ExcelsiusFlex™ with Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) application. This new robotic navigation platform joins the already best-in-class Excelsius™ ecosystem, designed to offer … The post Globus Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for ExcelsiusFlex™ and ACTIF

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2024 chiropractic case studies find benefits for complex patients

Chiropractic Economics

Chiropractic case studies help us understand the potential impact of certain interventions on patients with unique and often complex health issues. Several reports have found chiropractic benefits in these situations. This article explores three 2024 chiropractic case studies finding benefits for patients with musculoskeletal issues combined with liver cancer, itchy back syndrome and tongue-tie. #1.

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Boost Your Value: Digital Marketing Tips Every Chiropractic Assistant Needs to Know

Perfect Patients

Chiropractic staff juggle many responsibilities, from greeting patients and managing files to ensuring proper billing—all while providing exceptional patient care. Now, digital marketing has also become a crucial part of the profession. According to the Perfect Patients Chiropractic State of the Industry Survey , 80% of practice managers and 51% of chiropractic assistants perform digital marketing tasks as part of their roles.

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Explore the Benefits of Physical Therapy

Markson Chiropractic

Have you been injured exercising, playing sports, or lifting something heavy? Are you looking to overcome chronic pain so you can be more active and engaged? It’s well worth it to explore the benefits of physical therapy.

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A widespread practice among athletes harms both performance and health, says study

Medical Xpress: Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Whether selected to swim, row or run in the Olympics, or gearing up to ride in the Tour de France, achieving the "right" weight has been a focal point of many elite athletes for decades. It could be to look lean and mean in a swimsuit or jersey, or to qualify for a certain weight category. But there is also a belief that losing weight enhances performance.

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Supplements to Improve Focus & Energy

Healthy Life Chiropractic

When you have a big summer vacation ahead of you, being able to lock in and meet the moment is paramount. Standard Process offers several great supplements that can help you improve focus and increase energy so you can make the most of your trip. If you’re looking for a natural boost, these excellent supplements are available through Healthy Life Chiropractic in Newnan, GA.

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Media expands coverage of VA denials of chiropractic care

Chiropractic Economics

News 3 (WTKR, Hampton Roads) continues to help the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association (UVCA) bring awareness to veterans’ outrage at the Hampton Veterans Administration’s denial of their chiropractic care and has pressed lawmakers to look into the issue. On June 10, notes a UVCA press release , WTKR reported on local veterans who are furious that their chiropractic care has been cut off by the Hampton Roads Veterans Administration (VA), with denials dating back to October of last ye

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The frog in the boiling water and health care

Physicians Practice

We fail to recognize the danger because we're reluctant to rethink the situation or the heat increases so slowly that we fail to recognize the danger ahead.

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Paragon 28 to Report Second Quarter 2024 Financial Results on August 8, 2024

OrthoSpineNews

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 17, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paragon 28, Inc. (NYSE: FNA) (“PARAGON”), a leading medical device company exclusively focused on the foot and ankle orthopedic market, announced it will report financial results for the second quarter 2024 after market close on Thursday, August 8, 2024. The Company’s management will webcast a corresponding conference call beginning at … The post Paragon 28 to Report Second Quarter 2024 Financial Results on August 8, 2024 appeared

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Study compares traditional versus dynamic chairs during prolonged seated work

Medical Xpress: Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Those trying to alleviate back pain after long hours of sitting at work may resort to painkillers, massage, acupuncture or heat therapy—but the solution may be as simple as switching out your office chair.

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7 Essential Steps for Chiropractors to Maintain a 5-Star Online Reputation

zHealth

Explore 7 key steps for chiropractors to maintain a 5-star online reputation. Build your online presence & attract more patients. Read more! The post 7 Essential Steps for Chiropractors to Maintain a 5-Star Online Reputation appeared first on Best Cloud-Based Chiropractic Practice Management Software.

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The Benefits of a Holistic Chiropractor

Imperium Health Center

Holistic health may be a term you’ve heard before, but what does it really mean? Holistic health involves looking at the body as a whole, addressing the physical, mental, emotional, social, and even spiritual components of health and how they all work together. Many holistic practitioners believe that because a person is made up of many parts that depend on one another- when one part isn’t functioning as it should, all the other parts can be affected, as well.

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Second half success: Texting to power patient volume

Physicians Practice

A highly effective and efficient way to engage with patients in danger of missing their recommended preventive services is text messaging.

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HSS Appoints Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD, Chief of Foot and Ankle Service

OrthoSpineNews

NEW YORK, July 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced the appointment of Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD, as chief of the Foot and Ankle Service. Dr. Demetracopoulos will succeed Matthew M. Roberts, MD, who has led the Foot and Ankle Service since 2013.

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The best athletes believe that stress is a good thing—and they embrace 'winning ugly,' says performance psychologist

Medical Xpress: Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

The summer of sport is well underway. Already we have seen penalty shootout drama at the Euros, defending champion Marketa Vondrousova exiting Wimbledon at the first hurdle and preparations getting underway for the Paris Olympic Games.

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Empowering Women in Chiropractic - Are Investors the Big Practice Buyers in Chiropractic?

League of Chiropractic Women

Click here to download the transcript. Disclaimer: The following is an actual transcript. We do our best to make sure the transcript is as accurate as possible, however, it may contain spelling or grammatical errors. We suggest you watch the video while reading the transcript. Hey everybody, Dr. Randi Ross here, CEO of Premier Practice Consultants.

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Why Do Enterprise-Level Clinics Need Healthcare Digital Marketing?

Practice Promotions

Introduction Do you know that over 90% of U.S. consumers search online to find a business? Around 80% of Google searches are “discovery searches,” indicating that people’s preferences are shifting online for making a purchase and even booking an appointment with a healthcare practice. Nearly 90% of patients prefer booking an appointment online via call.

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7 Essential Steps for Chiropractors to Maintain a 5-Star Online Reputation

zHealth

The post 7 Essential Steps for Chiropractors to Maintain a 5-Star Online Reputation appeared first on Best Cloud-Based Chiropractic Practice Management Software.

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Loci Orthopaedics Closes €12.8 Million Series A Financing

OrthoSpineNews

Company developing its innovative InDx Implant System for thumb base joint arthritis Focused on a painful and disabling condition with increasing prevalence in patient population Funds to support clinical programs, regulatory submissions and future commercialisation GALWAY, Ireland, July 17, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Loci Orthopaedics Ltd, an orthopaedic medical device company, today announced the successful closing of an … The post Loci Orthopaedics Closes €12.8 Million Series A Fi

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Multiple concussions in rugby players associated with higher levels of proteins linked to neurodegenerative disease

Medical Xpress: Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Retired rugby players who have suffered multiple concussions have higher levels of certain proteins in their blood, which may make them more prone to developing diseases such as motor neuron disease (MND), according to a new study.

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Palmer College Main Campus Student Bucket List

Palmer College of Chiropractic

Welcome to your journey as a Palmer student! Over the next three years, you’ll dive deep into your studies, but don’t forget to savor the adventures waiting outside of the classroom. From thrilling campus activities to exploring the vibrant Quad Cities, we’ve crafted a bucket list to kickstart your unforgettable experience. Let the fun begin!

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The Truth About Anti-Inflammatory Foods: What Science Says

Any Spine

TL;DR Anti-inflammatory foods can help reduce chronic inflammation, which is linked to various health issues. This article explores the science behind these foods and how they benefit your health. Learn about the most effective anti-inflammatory foods and how to incorporate them into your diet. The Truth About Anti-Inflammatory Foods: What Science Says Chronic inflammation is linked to numerous health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis.

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Digital Scanning & Reporting: Meet Patient Expectations in the neuroAge

CLA

In today’s digital age, patients increasingly expect detailed, visual, and digital reports about the performance of their nervous system and how it is affecting their overall wellness and performance. Gone are the days of simplistic explanations like “Bone Out Pinches Nerve.” Demonstrating the effectiveness of chiropractic adjustments can be challenging, but with the scan reports, we can provide clarity and build trust.

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Former Georgia insurance commissioner sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

OrthoSpineNews

John Oxendine was sentenced for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud in connection with unnecessary lab testing. July, 16, 2024 – Jeff Lagasse, Editor Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine was sentenced to three and a half years in prison this week for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud in connection with unnecessary lab testing, according to the … The post Former Georgia insurance commissioner sentenced to 3.5 years in prison appeared first on Ortho Spine News.

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Olympic swimmers improving by … running? How exploration can help elite athletes and weekend warriors alike

Medical Xpress: Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

The 2024 Paris Olympics are fast approaching and we can imagine the elite athletes maintaining a strict and grueling training regimen in order to give themselves every chance of standing on the podium with a gold medal.

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How to Delete a Google Review & What to Do When You Can’t

Propel Marketing & Design

Your website should be working for you (getting you the right visitors that turn into patients), so is it? If not, you’re likely leaning more toward hating your site than loving it. We want to help you fix that. If you love the way your website looks, but you don’t have access to it, don’t know [.

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The Significance of Mobile-Friendly Chiropractor Sites: Reaching Patients on the Go

The Chiro Website Pro

In today’s digital age, having a strong online presence is essential for businesses of all kinds, including healthcare providers such as chiropractors. With the rapid increase in mobile device usage, it has become increasingly important for chiropractors to ensure their websites are mobile-friendly. A mobile-friendly chiropractor site can significantly enhance patient engagement, improve accessibility, and lead to more appointments.

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5 common billing mistakes to avoid

Physicians Practice

A little attention to small billing mistakes can save your practice big money

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DiscGenics Announces US FDA Approval to Proceed with Phase III Clinical Evaluation of Allogeneic, Injectable Disc Progenitor Cell Therapy for Symptomatic Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

OrthoSpineNews

Receives FDA acceptance on Phase III clinical protocols for parallel pivotal and confirmatory trials Achieves alignment with FDA on Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC) aspects of Phase III program SALT LAKE CITY, July 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — DiscGenics, Inc., a privately held, late-stage clinical, biopharmaceutical company developing allogeneic, cell-based, regenerative therapies for musculoskeletal degeneration, today announced it has … The post DiscGenics Announces US FDA