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Sensitization (Part 1): Characteristics and Implications

By Anna-Marie Schmidt, MM, DC, and Robert Vining, DC, DHSc Practitioners use symptoms to guide clinical evaluation and treatment. For example, chest pain on exertion suggests possible need for cardiac evaluation. Pain is a symptom we are trained to explore...

WebMD: “What to Do About Your Back Pain”

In this article on WebMD, experts on back pain, including ACA media spokesperson Dr. William Lauretti, discuss how to address this painful condition—including what to avoid. “Over the last 25 years or so, probably the one thing we’ve learned definitively...

Population Spine Health Management

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...

Dr. Robert Vining: Pain Education as an Essential Tool

Robert Vining, DC, DHSc, is associate dean of clinical research at Palmer College of Chiropractic. He will present “Pain Education: An Essential Tool for Chiropractic Practice” in person on Friday, Feb. 4 at Engage 2022. In this ACA Blogs Q&A,...

Social Factors: A Sometimes-overlooked Opportunity

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...