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Texas Chiropractic Association is working to bring you a variety of continuing education hours, and general educational experiences. Already the TCA Tour of Texas has met in Dallas and Ft. Worth, and the next event in the tour will be TCA Tour of Texas: Dr. Charles Ward on January 19. In February the TCA will offer TCA’s Annual Mid-Winter Conference in Lubbock. Mark your calendars now for TCA’s Chiro Texpo ’16 June 10-12.
Dr. Charles Ward's Innate Legacy is a TCA Gold Sponsor. He is speaking at the Jan. 19 TCA Tour of Texas stop in Austin. The proper building and maintenance of a business Facebook page is incredibly easy. Through my 60,000+ Facebook posts for chiropractic offices here are 7 tips that work.
Wellness-related use of common complementary health approaches among adults indicates that while many use nutritional supplements and yoga for general wellness, spinal manipulation is used more to treat a specific health condition than it is for general wellness.
Fewer people are dying as a result of hospital acquired conditions. Instead of 550 people dying per year per 1000 hospital admissions (0.55 percent of all hospital admissions), now only 150 people die per 1,000 people (0.15 percent) as a result of a condition acquired while in the hospital.
While many presume that those lab tests performed in the medical community have been "proven", this article notes that Congress is debating the merits of stricter FDA oversight for lab tests because "when a test for diagnosing disease or determining treatment fails, no one is the wiser" according to the FDA.
Don’t forget to check TCA News Bytes for a heads-up on other late-breaking news.
Pivotal Health Solutions
The new fee schedule is being prepared for online renewals. Until the changes have taken effect, follow the directions in this article.
RAND will be conducting a chiropractic study in and around Dallas. Read more if your clinic would like to participate.
Access 2 Integration
Calendar of Events
Feb. 26-28, Lubbock, TX, Overton Hotel & Conference Center
Earn 16 CE hours and network with your fellow DCs in the Panhandle’s premier chiropractic and wellness conference. Among the confirmed speakers is nationally renowned chiropractic radiologist Terry Yochum, DC, DACBR, Fellow, ACCR. Click here to register today!

Jan. 16-17, 2016 – DALLAS, The Stuff We Wish They Taught Us in Chiropractic School

Jan. 16, 2016 – AUSTIN, HIPAA Compliance and TBCE Hours

Jan . 19, 2016 – AUSTIN, TCA Tour of Texas: Dr. Charles Ward

Jan. 22-23, 2006 – HOUSTON, PI Secrets

Jan. 23-24, 2016 – SAN ANTONIO, Personal Injury, Collum

Jan. 23-24, 2016 – AUSTIN, Dr. Jay Morgan Seminar Series

Jan. 29, 2016 – HOUSTON, Rocking in the New Year with TCA District 11

Jan. 29-30, 2016 – IRVING, PI Secrets

Jan. 30-31, 2016 – DALLAS, Personal Injury, Collum

Jan. 30-31, 2016 – DALLAS, How to Minimize Rehab Outcome through Proprioception

See more calendar events here.

June 10-12, Arlington
Kaiser Permeante, owner of 38 hospitals and employer of 17,000 physicians, plans to open its own medical school in Southern California in 2019.
FDA will explore the development and licensing of maternal immunizations used to protect unborn infants from disease.
FMCSA will allow the use of either the new ME form OR the old ME form until April 20.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed an educational and training video for DCs.
It seems organized medicine does NOT speak for most doctors.
Drucker Labs
PEMF / The Edwards Group
Clinical & Research
A higher resting heart rate is associated with a higher risk for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, even in those without traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
A placebo, control, repeated-measures, single-blinded randomized study has been conducted to compare the immediate effects on pressure pain threshold (PPT) following cervical manipulation. The study found that an immediate increase in pressure pain threshold (PPT) over the lateral epicondyle of both elbows in healthy subjects following cervical manipulation.
Various studies have also shown that NSAIDs can delay muscle regeneration and may reduce ligament, tendon, and cartilage healing. This article offers a primer from the NIH of natural anti-inflammatory agents.
This case study suggests that chiropractic care may be a natural, effective and low risk approach to treating recurrent acute otitis media in the pediatric patient.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is characterized by a brief recurrent episode of vertigo and nystagmus brought on by changes in head position with associated symptoms, which may or may not include nausea, balance difficulties, and light-headedness. The patients in this study demonstrated reduction in symptoms of BPPV with chiropractic management.
Kinesiotaping helped the participants in this study of 21 female patients with hallux valgus.
Here are a list of hyperlinks to recent research that you may find of interest.
Greens First
Dr. Lisa Barnett, age 45, passed away on December 17, 2015.



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