Researcher of the Year Motivated by Improving the Lives of Patients

March 30, 2021

The American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) 2021 George B. McClelland Researcher of the Year Award was presented to Kenneth A. Weber, II, DC, PhD, of Palo Alto, Calif. The award, presented at ACA’s annual meeting and conference, ACA Engage, recognizes a deserving...

Black History Moments in Chiropractic

February 23, 2021

By LaKia Brown, DC During February, it is important to recognize Black History Month in the chiropractic profession. February should be a reminder that the journey towards racial equality is underway, but unaccomplished. However, it is a great starting point...

Translating Chiropractic’s Value

February 17, 2021

Advocate uses similar approach to win over legislators and health plan administrators. After success in getting all Missouri’s members of the U.S. House of Representatives to cosponsor Medicare and TRICARE modernization bills (H.R. 3654 and H.R. 344, respectively), ACA Missouri Alternate Delegate...

Diversity and Chiropractic: A Conversation

January 15, 2021

ACA’s first diversity forum touches on potential strategies to increase cultural competency among chiropractors. By Annette Bernat Enhancing diversity in the chiropractic profession will be a vital and ongoing process to meet the needs of the nation’s ever-changing population, according...

Trending in the Media and at Home: Musculoskeletal Pain

October 30, 2020

In April, about a month after COVID-19 stay-at-home guidance went into effect in many places across the United States, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) worked with the Wall Street Journal on an article about musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries. At the time, millions of adults...

Telehealth: What I’ve Learned in 7 Months as a Virtual Doctor

October 13, 2020

By Daniel Bockmann, DC We are living through historic times right now; however, every disaster is an opportunity for us to become better doctors by adapting and improving our efficiency at delivering high-quality care. Over the past seven months, I’ve...

Reflecting on 125 Years of Chiropractic History

September 22, 2020

Chiropractic celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, a milestone that warrants reflection. With that, ACA Blogs caught up with ACA member Patrick Montgomery, DC, MS, FASA, FICC, a professor of chiropractic history who is also the immediate past president of the Association for the...

Chiropractors Direct COVID-19 Response for South Dakota County

July 21, 2020

Sixty years ago, when E. Wayne Carr, DC, opened his first clinic in Miller, S.D., he practiced by a simple motto that he learned as a student at National from his mentor, Joseph Janse, DC: “Doctor first, chiropractor by discipline.”...