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Innate Coffee Mug - A Travel Necessity for the Principled Chiropractor
Editorial: My mind is always abuzz with Chiropractic and CE Cruncher, even on vacation I am writing about a unique find during my travels.Today’s find is only for the principled Chiropractors, anyone that loved philosophy class in Chiropractic College, or any DC with Green Books on their selves.Chiropractic Product Review: Innate Gear Travel Mug – How does a thermal mug pertain to daily Chiropractic Practice? It doesn’t, unless you find carrying around a product stamped with INNATE sparks your interest. The stainless steel mugs offer from Innate insulation of hot or cold beverages and a chance to start a conversation about the body’s unique ability to heal. After a 10 minute discussion of innate intelligence and the basis in Chiropractic philosophy with the friend who’s cup I had absconded I decided that I should probably share my find with other Chiropractors. The mug offers a attractive travel design fitting many cup holders, a silicon lid and a great cup of tea for hours. It also offers the chance to share one of the principles of Chiropractic with anyone that notices your mug. After I discovered an Innate coffee mug in a friend’s cupboard while traveling in Ontario Canada I had to know more about the company. Based in Vancouver BC, Innate offers a full line of travel mugs, water & food storage, travel umbrellas, travel cases and RFID protected cases. The company stands behind their philosophy of ‘Leaner, Cleaner, Greener’, striving to make products with a positive global and environmental impact. All of their raw materials are designed to ensure there is no endocrine activity disrupting phthalates including Bisphenol-A (BPA). Plus Chiropractors will love that every product comes brandished with the innate logo. Ready to travel with an Innate mug or case? They can be purchased in Canada at Mountain Equipment Co-op, in the US at REI, or on Amazon. Amy Tirpak, DC CE Cruncher's Founder and Lead Chiropractor * Disclaimer: CE Cruncher supports the entire spectrum of Chiropractic. Upper Cervical, Straight, Principled, Mixer, Evidence Based, Functional Medicine and Advanced Practice Chiropractic Physicians are welcome and encouraged to find Chiropractic Continuing Education, new and humor on this site. As soon as we find evidence based or advanced practice mugs be sure we will share them.
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Knuckling Cracking Research – Not a Popping Bubble, But Gas Cavity Creation
New research partially funded by the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) documents with MRI images the source of the audible portion of cracking a knuckle.Throw away your idea of an existing bubble popping and replace it with a new gas cavity being formed, called tribonucleation. Tribonucleation occurs when opposing surfaces resist separation until a critical point where they separate quickly creating a sustained gas cavity. The journal PLoS ONE in January published Real-Time Visualization of Joint Cavitation which details how the gas cavity forms in the synovial fluid.Chiropractors love joint noises, so it seems very fitting that three of the researchers hold a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Greg Kawchuk, DC, BSc, MSc, PhD, currently holds the position of Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta and Chair of the Research Council for the World Federation of Chiropractic. He explains in interviews that knuckle cracking does not harm the joints and hope this research fosters the development of a greater understanding of osteoarthritis and other degenerative joint diseases. Dr. Jerome Fryer spends most days as a Chiropractor in Nanaimo British Columbia when not conducting research. He not only helped in the creation of the joint cavitation study, but also served as the test subject. Dr. Fryer has probably heard his share of pull my finger jokes as he was positioned prone in the MRI with a string attached to his fingers and had to convey when his joints popped for the study. It is his MCPs in the pictures. Most Chiropractors should recognize the third Chiropractic researcher on the study, also a Chiropractic radiology legend, Lindsay Rowe, DC, MD, DACBR. He is the co-author of Essentials of Skeletal Radiology (Yochum & Rowe). Dr. Rowe currently serves as Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology for the University of Newcastle in Newcastle, Australia and Adjunct Professor for the School of Chiropractic at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. This rest of the academically diverse research team of professors from the University of Albert included: an MD/PhD radiologist, a material science and biomedical engineer. The video created for the experiment has almost gone viral with almost 900,000 views. Kawchuk GN, Fryer J, Jaremko JL, Zeng H, Rowe L, et al. (2015) Real-Time Visualization of Joint Cavitation. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119470. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119470
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Chiropractic Continuing Education
Historic Day for Chiropractic Unity
All of the Chiropractic Colleges and Chiropractic Associations have signed an agreement to work together to promote the Chiropractic Profession. Happy April Fools! Sorry to get your Chiropractic hopes up. Maybe someday we will have a unified profession that strives to educate the world about the benefits of chiropractic treatment without undermining and lobbying against their fellow DC.
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Canada,Big Brother Canada
Is Big Brother Canada Ready for a Chiropractor in the House?
Doctor of Chiropractic Naeha Sareen joins the reality show cast of 16 for Big Brother Canada season 3. Big Brother TV series displays a voyeuristic view of a group of random contestants, called houseguests, over a 3 month period, isolated in a house under constant video surveillance. The house guests are given activates, games to play for rewards, punishments, and a weekly vote for a leader and to evict someone from the house. The show’s name comes from and is loosely based on the concept of George Orwell's1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Originally a Dutch television show, it has aired in France and to much success in the US. The grand prize winner this eason collects a $100,000 check, a $25,000 gift card from The Brick, and a $10,000 vacation. Big Brother Canada Season 3 media descriptions for 29 year old Dr. Naeha Sareen have included: spunky Chiropractor, entrepreneur, very successful, intellectual threat, and confident. In BBC3 interviews she claims to have a strong personality and appears confident in her ability to navigate through Big Brother 3 to the end. Showmances, reality show romances, are out of the question for her and she believes Canada needs to see a strong woman player. Before her reality fame Dr. Sareen graduated from the University of Waterloo and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She practices Chiropractic and acupuncture at the multidisciplinary practice A Healing Place in Brampton Ontario. Beside life as a Canadian Chiropractor Naeha Sareen, DC owns Indulgence Truffles an online specialty truffle shop that specializes in wedding and holiday gifts. Watch Dr. Naeha Sareen on Canadian Big Brother Season 3 on Global TV Monday nights at 8pm starting March 23, 2015 Good Luck Dr. Naeha Sareen, make the Chiropractic profession proud.
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Chiropractic Poses Less Risk Than Primary Visit - New Research
The February 2015 issue of Spine contains a research study from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice by James M. Whedon, MS DC, Reed Phillips, DC, PhD and colleges comparing the risk of injury in Medicare patients following chiropractic spinal manipulation versus primary care visits.The study evaluated Medicare data for 2007 tracking patients with a neuromusculoskeletal complaint that visited a chiropractor or primary care physician for the condition. Within seven days of treatment the researchers measured the risk of injury of patients treated by chiropractors with spinal manipulation versus patients assessed by a primary care physician.Their results demonstrated a lower risk of injury in the population that was treated by chiropractors. The cumulative probability of injury in the chiropractic group was over three times less likely than the primary doctor group. 40 injury incidents per 100,000 subjects for the Doctors of Chiropractic group compared with 153 incidents per 100,000 subjects in the primary medical recipients.The abstract and full study can be viewed in Spine.Whedon, James M., Mackenzie, Todd A., Phillips, Reed B., Lurie, Jon D.(2015) Risk of Traumatic Injury Associated With Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation in Medicare Part B Beneficiaries Aged 66 to 99 Years. Spine, 4Risk of Traumatic Injury Associated With Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation in Medicare Part B Beneficiaries Aged 66 to 99 Years. Spine, 40(4):264-270James Whedon, DC MS holds a Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1989 and a M.S in Health Services Research from Dartmouth College in 2012. He currently serves as an instructor in the Dartmouth Institute; health care research analyst, accountable care organization support, and trauma registrar at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Whedon has published extensively on topics in Medicare and chiropractic, spine trauma and integrative medicine.Dr. Reed Phillips, DC, PhD Received his Doctor of Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic in 1973 and a Diplomate from the American Board of Chiropractic Radiology in 1976. He also obtained an MSc in Community Medicine and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Utah School of Medicine. During his professional career he has served as Director of Research at the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research and President of Los Angeles College of Chiropractic from 1990 – 2008. Dr. Phillips writings include over 60 book chapters and numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications.
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Colleges > University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College
The University of Bridgeport was founded in 1927 as the Junior College of Connecticut – the first junior college chartered by any legislature in the northeastern states. In the words of its founders, the college’s purpose was to develop in students “a point of view and a habit of mind that promotes clear thinking and sound judgment in later professional and business experience.” Although UB has changed in many ways since then, its commitment to student preparation and community service remains central to its mission.
The Junior College of Connecticut became the University of Bridgeport in 1947, when the governor of Connecticut chartered the institution as a four-year university with authority to grant the baccalaureate degree. By that time, the former estate of famed circus owner P.T. Barnum at Bridgeport’s picturesque Seaside Park had been purchased. Growth in students, faculty, programs and buildings was rapid. Strong growth continued throughout the 1960s and ’70s.
To find out more, go to the website: Bridgeport.edu or call 1-800-EXCEL-UB (392-3582).
75 Linden Ave
Bridgeport, CT, 06601