Top 4 Most Commonly Missed Hip Diagnoses

June 17, 2019

By Tim Bertelsman, DC Problems involving the hip are some of the most frequently undiagnosed or misdiagnosed conditions. When a patient presents with hip pain, chiropractors immediately consider the most probable culprits——like greater throchanteric pain syndrome and osteoarthritis. But what...

Social Factors: A Sometimes-overlooked Opportunity

June 11, 2019

By Anna-Marie Schmidt, MM, DC, and Robert Vining, DC, DHSc The biopsychosocial model is a widely recommended method of clinical evaluation and management.1–5  The model identifies three important areas. “Bio” refers to evaluating/treating biological problems (e.g., pathology), “psych” refers to psychological...

Population Spine Health Management

June 4, 2019

Enhancing clinical outcomes for spine pain patients while establishing a progressive identity for chiropractic David J. BenEliyahu, DC Introduction The health care landscape in the United States is rapidly evolving with a shift to new payment models such as “pay...

Research Review: Can Pregnancy-related Pelvic Pain Be Predicted?

May 7, 2019

Review written by: Dr. Ceara Higgins (for RRS Education) Title: Can a bothersome course of pelvic pain from mid-pregnancy to birth be predicted? A Norwegian prospective longitudinal SMS-Track study Authors: Malmqvist S, Kjaermann I, Andersen K, et al. Publication Information: BMJ Open 2018; 8:...

Developing Person-Centeredness: A Continual Process

April 23, 2019

By Anna-Marie Schmidt, MM, DC, and Robert D. Vining, DC, DHSc Person-centeredness: an approach to health care focused on the person, placing high importance on being respectful and responsive to individual preferences, needs, and values.1 Why is Person-centeredness Important? There are...

A Heavy Subject: The Impact of Weightlifting on Young Spines

April 15, 2019

By Tim Bertelsman, DC Is weightlifting safe for adolescents? No, well yes, okay maybe…in the right situations.  That is about as clear as it gets concerning the growing epidemic of adolescent injuries via weightlifting and competitive sports. There is no...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Research Update

March 5, 2019

By Tim Bertelsman, DC A significant amount of new data has been published in the past quarter about the management of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). This blog post will equip evidence-based chiropractors with a quick summary of the 10 most...