Faculty ACA Symposium Goes Virtual as Faculty Adjust to Online Learning

April 29, 2020

ACA’s first Faculty Symposium takes place virtually on June 13, bringing together chiropractic college faculty members from around the country to learn and engage with their peers. The event – originally planned to take place at Keiser University in Florida – was...

ACA Is Working to Expand Your CE Options

April 22, 2020

By Robert C. Jones, DC, ACA President During the past few weeks, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has been working to bring doctors of chiropractic information and resources that are crucial to navigating practice and business challenges presented by the...

Use Time at Home to Earn Free CEs, Explore New Clinical Topics

April 7, 2020

Learn ACA offers 25% Spring Discount Even before the era of social distancing, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) committed to making education at home more accessible through a new online learning platform, Learn ACA. Now through Memorial Day, both ACA members...

Building Therapeutic Relationships Through Communication

March 18, 2020

By Kara Shannon, DC, and Robert Vining, DC Effective communication is a known factor in creating a strong therapeutic relationship.1 Therapeutic relationships can facilitate patient adherence to therapy, satisfaction with care and improved outcomes; they have also been associated with reduced...

Case Reviews: 7 Tips for Solving Unresponsive Problems

March 3, 2020

By Tim Bertelsman, DC While the majority of musculoskeletal cases respond quickly and favorably to conservative care, some conditions are less cooperative. When a patient is not meeting outcome goals, evidence-based chiropractors must be willing to abandon their familiar recipe,...

Sensitization (Part 2): Management Strategies

February 12, 2020

By Anna-Marie Schmidt, MM, DC, and Robert Vining, DC, DHSc Chronic pain symptoms can be quite different from acute pain symptoms.1 One possible reason is sensitization, a process whereby neurons become more responsive to pain signals and/or translate non-painful stimuli into...

Top 10 ACA Blog Posts of 2019

January 22, 2020

Our review of the top 10 blog posts on ACA Blogs in 2019 provides plenty of evidence that readers are most interested in topics that will help them better care for their patients as well as information on new developments in health...

Postdoctoral Training Programs

January 15, 2020

Chiropractors Pursue Advanced Training Through Innovative New Programs By Vivian Ly, DC Postdoctoral training programs are very common in the sciences and healthcare disciplines but may not be well known in chiropractic circles. The National Postdoctoral Association defines a postdoctoral...

VA Clerkship vs. VA Residency: What Do I Need to Know?

January 8, 2020

By Alyssa Troutner, DC Editor's Note: This week, the VA opened its yearly application process for the chiropractic residency program. For application materials, visit the VA website. Learn more about what it's like to be a VA resident below and in our...