Clinical Management of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis

November 10, 2023

The benefits of exercise are well documented, but occasionally chiropractors may run across a patient who has crossed into unhealthy territory resulting in exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER), a serious condition where muscle cells are damaged from excessive exercise. ER can cause...

Enhance Your Management of the Distance and Endurance Runner

November 2, 2023

As an endurance runner as well as an experienced sports chiropractor, Kelly Lange, DC, CCSP, ICSC, FICC, is very familiar with runners and their desire to get past injuries to keep moving and competing. As an Engage 2024 presenter, she...

Coding Updates: ACA Committee Offers Guidance to Members

October 31, 2023

The ACA’s Health Policy and Advocacy Committee (HPAC) recently posted several coding guidance documents on the ACA website to educate members about updates to select procedure and therapy codes. The ACA Blog reached out to T. Matthew Christopher, DC, MBA,...

For Non-prescribers: Understanding Chronic Pain Prescribing Practices

October 24, 2023

Chiropractic integration into hospitals and other collaborative interdisciplinary environments remains aspirational for many recent graduates and seasoned providers alike; as the years have gone on, it has also become more commonplace [1]. Even for those chiropractors who don’t work directly...

ACA Seeks Next Generation of Health Policy Leaders for New Fellowship

October 16, 2023

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has created a new opportunity for ACA members interested in making an impact on current and future health policy affecting doctors of chiropractic and their patients. The ACA Health Policy Fellowship was launched this year...

Your National Chiropractic Health Month Quick-Start Guide

September 19, 2023

We are just days away from the start of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2023 on Oct. 1. Take a moment to tour this year’s NCHM toolkit and determine how you, your practice, your organization or your business will participate....

Resources Supporting Person-Centered Care

September 12, 2023

Person-centered care is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences and needs, ensuring patient values guide all clinical decisions.(1) Person-centeredness principles are core elements of chiropractic care. For example, the American Chiropractic Association’s Code of Ethics includes several tenets...