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Excite Medical displays DRX9000 True Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression units at The National By FCA

Excite Medical displays DRX9000 True Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression units at The National By FCA

In August 2015, Excite Medical was a exhibitor at The National By FCA (Florida Chiropractic Association). Participation in the world's largest event for chiropractic was one of many new marketing activities that Excite Medical has initiated this year to increase revenue from the domestic market and show support to the chiropractic community. [More]
ACA launches national effort to eliminate anti-competitive provision of Medicare law

ACA launches national effort to eliminate anti-competitive provision of Medicare law

The American Chiropractic Association has launched a national grassroots effort to eliminate a blatantly anti-competitive provision of Medicare law that arbitrarily limits reimbursement for medically necessary services delivered by doctors of chiropractic (DCs). [More]
NAMS panel provides recommendations to help women manage menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms

NAMS panel provides recommendations to help women manage menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms

Some three-quarters of North American women have menopausal hot flashes, but many cannot use hormones for medical reasons or choose not to. Numerous products and techniques are promoted for hot flashes, but do they work, and are they safe? To answer these questions, a North American Menopause Society panel of experts weighed the evidence and made recommendations in a position statement, "Nonhormonal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms," published online today in the Society's journal, Menopause. [More]
National Association Of Science Writers Announces 2015 Science In Society Award Winners

National Association Of Science Writers Announces 2015 Science In Society Award Winners

Winners in each category receive a cash prize of $2,500, to be awarded at a reception on October 10, 2015, at the ScienceWriters2015 meeting taking place this year in Cambridge, Mass. [More]
Gallup-Palmer report: 57% of U.S. adults use chiropractic care for back or neck pain

Gallup-Palmer report: 57% of U.S. adults use chiropractic care for back or neck pain

According to a new Gallup-Palmer report that tested public assumptions about chiropractic care, 57 percent of U.S. adults are likely to visit a doctor of chiropractic (DC) if they experience back or neck pain. [More]
Performance Health's 2015 Scientific Advisory Committee meeting focuses on evidence-based practice

Performance Health's 2015 Scientific Advisory Committee meeting focuses on evidence-based practice

Performance Health held its 17th annual Scientific Advisory Committee meeting (known as TRAC) in Vancouver, Canada. Seventeen researchers and clinicians, representing five countries and expertise in physical therapy, chiropractic, exercise science, athletic training, and massage therapy, presented their research on Performance Health products, including TheraBand, Biofreeze and Cramer brands. [More]
Dynatronics granted U.S. patent for ThermoStim Probe

Dynatronics granted U.S. patent for ThermoStim Probe

Dynatronics Corporation today announced its patent for "Systems and Methods for Providing a Thermo-electro-stimulation Probe Device" (US Patent No. 9,084,665) has been granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This technology is incorporated in the company's ThermoStim Probe used in the delivery of therapeutic treatments. [More]
Doctors of chiropractic points out dangers of heavy backpacks

Doctors of chiropractic points out dangers of heavy backpacks

As students savor the last precious weeks of summer vacation, parents are out making the final run for school supplies. So, parents, take note: When back-to-school shopping this year there is one essential item that requires very special attention: your child's backpack. [More]
Dynatronics completes $4,025,000 private placement financing

Dynatronics completes $4,025,000 private placement financing

Dynatronics Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of rehabilitation and physical therapy products, announced today that it has completed its $4,025,000 private placement financing led by affiliates of Prettybrook Partners LLC (collectively, "Prettybrook"), a strategic private equity investor focused on the healthcare industry. [More]
Patient-reported feedback on health system performance

Patient-reported feedback on health system performance

Patients care about how well pain, nausea, or treatment side effects are managed when evaluating the quality of the medical care they receive, but information about these experiences is not generally collected. To incorporate the values that patients care most about into formal assessments of provider and health system performance, a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher led an expert panel to create a playbook on how to best develop, analyze and use patient-focused measures. [More]
ProfNet network experts available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area

ProfNet network experts available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area

Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network – it's easy and free! [More]
ViaSat named one of 2015 San Diego Business Journal 'Healthiest Companies'

ViaSat named one of 2015 San Diego Business Journal 'Healthiest Companies'

ViaSat Inc., an innovator in broadband and communication technologies and services, is proud to announce it was recognized as one of the 2015 San Diego Business Journal 'Healthiest Companies' in the mega company category. This announcement comes as the Company holds its annual Wellness Week, with opportunities designed to educate and engage employees on healthy lifestyle choices. [More]
ACA urges NINDS to include recommendations for use of conservative forms of pain management

ACA urges NINDS to include recommendations for use of conservative forms of pain management

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), in recent comments submitted to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Office of Pain Policy on the draft National Pain Strategy, strongly urges the agency to include recommendations encouraging patients and health care providers to first exhaust conservative forms of pain management, when appropriate. [More]
Pain management webinar addresses fibromyalgia, "the invisible disease"

Pain management webinar addresses fibromyalgia, "the invisible disease"

Topical BioMedics is hosting its free monthly pain management webinar on Tuesday, May 12th, focusing on the topic “What You need to Know about Fibromyalgia.” The webinar, which is free and open to the public, will be streamed live from 12pm to 1pm, then archived and accessible on demand 24/7... [More]
ACA calls for 'conservative care first' approach to low-back pain

ACA calls for 'conservative care first' approach to low-back pain

The American Chiropractic Association, in response to recent research calling into question the efficacy of acetaminophen in the management of spinal pain, strongly encourages patients and healthcare providers to consider the benefits of a conservative approach to back pain. [More]
Outdoor safety tips from American Chiropractic Association

Outdoor safety tips from American Chiropractic Association

The warmer weather brings more chances for parents to get outdoors and ramp up physical activity with their little ones. From biking and hiking to walking and jogging, today's parents are keeping fit and bonding with their babies in the process. [More]
Smartphones, tablets can do damage to overall health in unexpected ways

Smartphones, tablets can do damage to overall health in unexpected ways

Despite the many benefits of having information at your fingertips, smartphones and tablets can do damage to your body and overall health in unexpected ways. [More]
Use of mind and body approaches to improve health, well-being remains high among Americans

Use of mind and body approaches to improve health, well-being remains high among Americans

More Americans of all ages are rolling out their yoga mats in an effort to improve their health. A large nationally representative survey shows that the number of Americans using mind and body approaches to improve health and well-being remains high. Of note is a significant increase in the use of yoga since 2002. In addition, almost as many Americans practice meditation or receive chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation. [More]
ACA offers simple walking tips to improve cardiovascular and muscle health

ACA offers simple walking tips to improve cardiovascular and muscle health

Sedentary lifestyles are the root cause of many obesity-related diseases and neuromuscular conditions. Research shows an inactive lifestyle has a debilitating effect on our cardiovascular and muscle health as we age, therefore exercise is imperative. This is why chiropractic physicians often advise walking more to help relieve low back pain and boost overall wellness. [More]
American Chiropractic Association offers tips to prevent snow shoveling injury

American Chiropractic Association offers tips to prevent snow shoveling injury

When snow, ice and frigid winds blast into town, watch out. If your body is not in condition, the common winter chore of snow shoveling can present the potential for spasms, strains, sprains and other health problems, warns the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). [More]
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