ACA Member Wins NIH Grants, Hopes to Train Chiropractic Researchers

December 12, 2023

Earlier this year, ACA member Kenneth Weber, DC, PhD, was awarded two grants totaling more than $5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Weber, a chiropractor and neuroscientist, is a senior research scientist in the Division of...

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...

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...

Offering a Choice: A Double Benefit? Paternalism vs. Person Centered Care

August 6, 2023

Modern healthcare grew from a paternalistic model, which simply put, means providers make healthcare decisions for patients. Paternalism is based on an underlying assumption that providers are the most capable of making decisions that generate the best clinical outcomes. An...