Show Notes for October 12, 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • Non-surgical Interventions for Managing Adhesive Capsulitis
  • And Finally, a Story about Chiropractors Traveling with Sports Teams

For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #649 recorded October 12, 2018

HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.

You can download this week’s Podcast here – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0649.mp3

COT’s HealthBeat has begun a Google Plus Community, located at http://bit.ly/cotchiro

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This week’s Episode is sponsored by Audible Books. Please surf to our web site at www.ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the DaVinci link for your Health and Nutritional needs.

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Non-surgical Interventions for Managing Adhesive Capsulitis

A systematic review, published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, evaluated the effectiveness of non-surgical interventions for managing adhesive capsulitis (AC) in patients with diabetes on pain, function and range of motion.

MEDLINE and other databases were searched for studies published in the last 20 years.

Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) that assessed adhesive capsulitis in people with diabetes and implemented one or a combination of physiotherapeutic interventions, corticosteroids, and manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) were eligible for inclusion.

The study concluded that low quality evidence suggests large effects of joint mobilization plus exercises on adhesive capsulitis in people with diabetes, although confidence in this conclusion is limited due to at the high risk of bias.

Even weaker support was available for corticosteroid and MUA.

Future high quality RCTs are needed to determine the best intervention for managing AC in patients with diabetes.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.archives-pmr.org/article/S0003-9993(18)31314-5/pdf

 

Chiropractors Traveling with Sports Teams

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is pleased to announce that Congress has approved legislation that will protect chiropractors who travel with sports teams by ensuring that their license and liability insurance remains in effect even when they cross state lines.

The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2018, as the bill is known, was included in a larger, unrelated piece of legislation (H.R. 302) that passed the Senate overwhelmingly on Oct. 3. The president is expected to sign the bill in the next several days.

The new law stipulates that health care services provided by a covered “sports medicine professional” to an athlete, athletic team, or team staff member in a secondary state outside that professional’s state of licensure will be covered by the appropriate medical malpractice insurance provider.

COT’s HealthBeat recommends contacting your local/state authorities for clarity and confirmation.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.acatoday.org/News-Publications/Newsroom/News-Releases/New-Law-Protects-Chiropractors-Who-Travel-with-Sports-Teams

 

 

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Any idea is as good as it’s owner; don’t waste your precious time seeking for good ideas but being good at the idea you already have!”
― 
Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
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Show Notes for October 5, 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • Exercise and Improved Cognition
  • And Finally, a Story about Chiropractic and Maintenance Care

For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #648 recorded October 5, 2018

HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.

You can download this week’s Podcast here – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0648.mp3

COT’s HealthBeat has begun a Google Plus Community, located at http://bit.ly/cotchiro

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Exercise and Improved Cognition

A new study by a Massachusetts General Hospital research team found that exercise is one of the best ways to turn on neurogenesis, the process of producing new neurons. Neurogenesis takes place in the hippocampus and striatum, and is essential to learning and memory.

Because beneficial effects on cognition are often blocked in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) due to the “hostile inflammatory environment” in the brain, the MGH team set out to see what impact adult hippocampal neurogenesis (AHN) has on AD pathology and if this could reduce symptoms associated with AD.

They demonstrated that exercise did, in fact, induce neurogenesis in the mouse model, and they were also able to mimic these beneficial effects through gene therapy and pharmacological agents. What they found was that the animals with AHN induced by exercise showed improved cognitive performance and reduced levels of beta-amyloid.

The new neurons in the other cohort, however, induced by gene and pharmacological therapy, could not survive in the brain already ravaged by AD.

The study concluded “the key difference was that exercise also turned on the production of brain-derived neurotrophicfactor (BDNF), which is known to be important for the growth and survival of neurons.”  BDNF helped create a more hospitable brain environment for the new neurons to survive. [Thus,] “by combining drugs and gene therapy that both induced neurogenesis and increasing BDNF production, they were able to successfully mimic the effects of exercise on cognitive function.”

Creating new nerve cells is not enough. Survival and growth of new cells is dependent on a hospitable “cleaned up” environment, which exercise was found to foster.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – http://info.bioticsresearch.com/researchforum/exercise-and-improved-cognition

 

 

Chiropractic and Maintenance Care

For individuals with recurrent or persistent non-specific low back pain (LBP), exercise and exercise combined with education have been shown to be effective in preventing new episodes or in reducing the impact of the condition.

Chiropractors have traditionally used Maintenance Care (MC), as secondary and tertiary prevention strategies. The aim of this trial was to investigate the effectiveness of MC on pain trajectories for patients with recurrent or persistent LBP.

The study concluded that Maintenance Care was more effective than symptom-guided treatment in reducing the total number of days over 52 weeks with bothersome non-specific LBP but it resulted in a higher number of treatments. For selected patients with recurrent or persistent non-specific LBP who respond well to an initial course of chiropractic care, Maintenance Care should be considered an option for tertiary prevention.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links –
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0203029

https://youtu.be/n2_mm04kYME

 

 

 

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Finally, I leave you with the following quote:

Hidden skills and knowledge are the essence of a successful small business. Unleash and leverage what is locked inside your head to help others while helping yourself.”
― Sarah Gerdes

For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
Dr. Todd Eglow.


Show Notes for September 28, 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • Rejected Medicare CMS 1500 Forms
  • And Finally, a Story about Resistance Training Volume Enhances Muscle Hypertrophy

For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #647 recorded September 28, 2018

HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.

You can download this week’s Podcast here – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0647.mp3

COT’s HealthBeat has begun a Google Plus Community, located at http://bit.ly/cotchiro

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This week’s Episode is sponsored by Audible Books. Please surf to our web site at www.ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the DaVinci link for your Health and Nutritional needs.

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Next, we would like to send out a big Thank You to those of you who are linking our Podcast to your home pages…. We do request that you also include a link to our main Podcast Page at www.ChiropracticRadio.com

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Rejected Medicare CMS 1500 Forms

The ANJC in New Jersey recently reported on rejection of Medicare CMS 1500 Forms.

The ANJC reported that they have heard from numerous members who have received rejections from Medicare due to a format issue concerning dates on the CMS 1500 claim submission form.

The NJ regional Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), Novitas, began rejecting claims that did not have the proper date formatting as of July 30, 2018.

The article goes on to discuss specific requirements for the Novitas MAC.

COT’s HealthBeat recommends contacting your local MAC or State Association for specifics related to your specific requirements.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://associationdatabase.com/aws/ANJC/pt/sd/news_article/188859/_PARENT/layout_details/true

 

 

Resistance Training Volume Enhances Muscle Hypertrophy

The purpose of a recent study, published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, was to evaluate muscular adaptations between low-, moderate-, and high-volume resistance training (RT) protocols in resistance-trained men.

Thirty-four healthy resistance-trained men were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 experimental groups: a low-volume group (1SET) performing 1 set per exercise per training session; a moderate-volume group (3SET) performing 3 sets per exercise per training session; or a high-volume group (5SET) performing 5 sets per exercise per training session.

The study concluded that marked increases in strength and endurance can be attained by resistance-trained individuals with just three, 13-minute weekly sessions over an 8-week period, and these gains are similar to that achieved with a substantially greater time commitment.

Alternatively, muscle hypertrophy follows a dose-response relationship, with increasingly greater gains achieved with higher training volumes.

As always, discuss all exercise recommendations with your Qualified Health Care Provider.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30153194

 

 

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Thank you for listening…. As always, We Want to hear from you. Please send us emails…. Simply surf to our Web Site at ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the Email link.

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Finally, I leave you with the following quote:

Focusing on Earning the Right will have an incredible effect on the success of every single sales call that you will make from this day on.”
― 
Chris Murray

 

For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
Dr. Todd Eglow.


Show Notes for September 14, 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • Multifidus muscle size changes at different directions of head and neck movements in females
  • And Finally a story about how the Leg press exercise can reduce functional hamstring:quadriceps ratio in the elderly

For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #646 recorded September 14, 2018

HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.

You can download this week’s Podcast here – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0646.mp3

COT’s HealthBeat has begun a Google Plus Community, located at http://bit.ly/cotchiro

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This week’s Episode is sponsored by Audible Books. Please surf to our web site at www.ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the DaVinci link for your Health and Nutritional needs.

We also would appreciate your passing the word of our Podcasts to your friends and colleagues. Please let everyone know how easy it is to subscribe via the Apple iTunes directory.

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Next, we would like to send out a big Thank You to those of you who are linking our Podcast to your home pages…. We do request that you also include a link to our main Podcast Page at www.ChiropracticRadio.com

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Finally, Chiropractic OnLine Today has always provided our news and education content for free and plan on continuing this policy. However, we do request that if you are enjoying these podcasts, that you surf to ChiropracticRadio.com and consider clicking on our PayPal link to make a donation to keep these Podcasts airing. We thank everyone for their continued support.

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Multifidus muscle size changes at different directions of head and neck movements in females

The aim of a recent study, published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, was to compare the dimensions of cervical multifidus muscle (CMM) in different conditions.

Twenty-five women with neck pain and 25 healthy subjects participated in this study. The dimensions of the cervical multifidus muscle were measured at rest, 50% and 100% maximum isometric voluntary contraction (MIVC) at six directions of neck movements, using ultrasonography.

The study concluded that the size of cervical multifidus muscle was decreased in patients with neck pain in rest state. The size of cervical multifidus muscle changes in all directions of neck movements, although the most prominent was during neck extension.

This points out cervical multifidus muscle stabilization role’s in different directions of neck movements.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.bodyworkmovementtherapies.com/article/S1360-8592(17)30235-8/pdf

 

 

Leg press exercise can reduce functional hamstring:quadriceps ratio in the elderly

The aim of a recent study, published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, was to investigate whether 12 weeks of leg press strength training exercise could affect the conventional and functional hamstring:quadriceps ratios in the elderly.

Twelve elderly participants were submitted to a 12 week progressive training protocol (two sessions/week) using a 45° leg press exercise.

A significant increase in the one repetition maximum was observed after 4, 8, and 12 weeks compared to week 0 and after 8 and 12 weeks compared to week 4.

The study concluded that although the 45° leg press exercise requires knee extensor and flexor, hip extensor, and plantar flexor muscle strength, the author’s findings suggest that the isolated use of the 45° leg press exercise reduces the knee functional ratio after 8 weeks of training.

Therefore, 45° leg press exercise alone, without a hamstring exercise, should not be recommended for elderly individuals.

As always, COT’s HealthBeat recommends discussing all Exercise recommendations with your Qualified Health Care Provider.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.bodyworkmovementtherapies.com/article/S1360-8592(17)30247-4/fulltext

 

 

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As always, please surf to our Podcast Show Notes at ChiropracticRadio.com for a full listing of web references mentioned in today’s show.

And remember – COT’s Healthbeat always recommends discussing any nutritional or exercise lifestyle modifications with a qualified healthcare professional.

Thank you for listening…. As always, We Want to hear from you. Please send us emails…. Simply surf to our Web Site at ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the Email link.

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If you have an idea for a future Health Segment, please feel free to contact me directly via email …. The address is: healthbeat@chiropracticradio.com

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While at our Web Site, please remember to consider making a donation to help keep these Podcasts airing. Listener support such as yours, via our PayPal link, does help in allowing us to bring these Podcasts to you weekly.

And please remember to support our sponsors by clicking their links located at ChiropracticRadio.com

Finally, I leave you with the following quote:

I am not the type that is trying to help add balance to your life by removing the balance in your savings account.”
― 
Kim Ha Campbell

For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
Dr. Todd Eglow.

 


Show Notes for September 7, 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • Immediate Effects of Thoracic Spinal Manipulation on Pulmonary Function in Stroke Patients
  • And Finally, a Story about Spinal Misalignments and Heart Palpitations

For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #645 recorded September 7, 2018

HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.

You can download this week’s Podcast here – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0645.mp3

COT’s HealthBeat has begun a Google Plus Community, located at http://bit.ly/cotchiro

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COTs HealthBeat Notes with Audio can be accessed here – http://bit.ly/cothealthbeatnotes

This week’s Episode is sponsored by Audible Books. Please surf to our web site at www.ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the DaVinci link for your Health and Nutritional needs.

We also would appreciate your passing the word of our Podcasts to your friends and colleagues. Please let everyone know how easy it is to subscribe via the Apple iTunes directory.

If you are interested in creating personalized Healthbeat podcasts for your office or website, to help attract new patients, please surf to our web site and send us an Email ….

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Next, we would like to send out a big Thank You to those of you who are linking our Podcast to your home pages…. We do request that you also include a link to our main Podcast Page at www.ChiropracticRadio.com

And as always, a big thank you to our COT HealthBeat Listener community. This podcast is made available thru the generous donations we receive and greatly appreciate. If you could remember to surf to our Web Site and click on the PayPal link to make a monthly donation, even $5-$10, this would be very much welcomed.

Finally, Chiropractic OnLine Today has always provided our news and education content for free and plan on continuing this policy. However, we do request that if you are enjoying these podcasts, that you surf to ChiropracticRadio.com and consider clicking on our PayPal link to make a donation to keep these Podcasts airing. We thank everyone for their continued support.

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Immediate Effects of Thoracic Spinal Manipulation on Pulmonary Function in Stroke Patients

The purpose of a recent study, published in the journal JMPT, was to investigate the immediate effects of thoracic spinal manipulation (TSM) on pulmonary function in stroke patients.

Pulmonary function test was repeated immediately after the intervention. Forced vital capacity, forced expiratory volume at 1 second, maximum voluntary ventilation, and residual volume were measured by a spirometer in pre-intervention and post-intervention.

The study concluded that the pulmonary function values for patients in the TSM group were significantly enhanced with no significant improvement in maximum voluntary ventilation and residual volume.

Mechanical factors may be responsible for the improved pulmonary function in the TSM group.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30121128

 

 

Spinal Misalignments and Heart Palpitations

In a recent article discussing causes of Heart Palpitations, Spinal Misalignments are mentioned.

The article focuses on Dr. Martin Gallagher. He’s both an M.D. and a chiropractor, and he’s worked with a number of patients whose irregular heartbeats were improved with chiropractic adjustments.

This isn’t something that tends to get written up in medical literature, but it makes sense. Even slight misalignments in the spine can put pressure on your nerves, which stimulates the sympathetic nervous system to release adrenaline, cortisol, and other stress hormones. And stress, whether physical or emotional, can be a major cause of heart palpitations.

On its own, spinal misalignment isn’t as immediately dangerous as A-fib, MVP, or diastolic dysfunction. But it’s worth noting because the chronic stress it causes drives a lot of inflammation in the body. Too much inflammation speeds up the aging process and raises your risk for heart disease, insulin resistance, and other long-term degenerative conditions.

Surf to our Show Notes for the Full Article – https://heartmdinstitute.com/heart-health/when-to-worry-about-heart-palpitations/

 

 

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Think about it: if someone had found a way to manipulate human choice and free will – if someone actually had that kind of power – wouldn’t it be a tad surprising if they then decided to share their secret with the masses in a book for $20? Not to mention how it would be just very slightly unethical.”
― 
Chris Murray

For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
Dr. Todd Eglow.


Show Notes for August 31, 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • Intervertebral disc shape and Herniation
  • And Finally, a Story about Spinal Manipulation and Intervertebral Kinematics of the Cervical Spine 

For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #644 recorded August 31, 2018

HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.

You can download this week’s Podcast here – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0644.mp3

COT’s HealthBeat has begun a Google Plus Community, located at http://bit.ly/cotchiro

COT’s HealthBeat is now available on demand on Stitcher Radio – http://app.stitcher.com/browse/feed/31530/details

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Next, we would like to send out a big Thank You to those of you who are linking our Podcast to your home pages…. We do request that you also include a link to our main Podcast Page at www.ChiropracticRadio.com

And as always, a big thank you to our COT HealthBeat Listener community. This podcast is made available thru the generous donations we receive and greatly appreciate. If you could remember to surf to our Web Site and click on the PayPal link to make a monthly donation, even $5-$10, this would be very much welcomed.

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Intervertebral disc shape and Herniation

The aim of a study by Dr. Stuart McGill was to document the specific posterior/posterolateral pathway of mechanically-induced intervertebral disc (IVD) herniation as the result of repetitive loading and disc geometry.

Basic scientific investigation employing the medical imaging techniques of contrast-enhanced plane film radiographs and computed tomography in addition to gross dissection techniques on a sample of spines.

In vitro cadaveric and animal investigations have indicated that the posterior/posterolateral aspects of the IVD are most susceptible to damage leading to herniation, and that cyclic bending is the most potent variable influencing herniation.

The IVD in horizontal cross-section ranges in shape from ovoid to limacon (kidney-shaped) which influences stress distributions. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the role of the IVDs shape and size on influencing the pathway of herniation.

The study concluded that the shape of the IVD appears to be predictive of the pathway of IVD herniation.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20357638

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/721163

 

 

Spinal Manipulation and Intervertebral Kinematics of the Cervical Spine

Neck pain is one of the most commonly reported symptoms in primary care settings, and a major contributor to healthcare costs. Cervical manipulation is a common and clinically effective intervention for neck pain.

However, the in vivo biomechanics of manipulation are unknown due to previous challenges with accurately measuring intervertebral kinematics in vivo during the manipulation.

Conclusions from this study found that this study is the first to measure facet gapping during cervical manipulation on live humans. The results demonstrate that target and adjacent motion segments undergo facet joint gapping during manipulation and that intervertebral range of motion is increased in all three planes of motion after manipulation.

The results suggest that clinical and functional improvement after manipulation may occur as a result of small increases in intervertebral ROM across multiple motion segments. This study demonstrates the feasibility of characterizing in real-time the manual inputs and biological responses that comprise cervical manipulation, including clinician-applied force, facet gapping, and increased intervertebral ROM.

This provides a basis for future clinical trials to identify the mechanisms behind manipulation and to optimize the mechanical factors that reliably and sufficiently impact the key mechanisms behind manipulation.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1529943018310854

 

 

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As always, please surf to our Podcast Show Notes at ChiropracticRadio.com for a full listing of web references mentioned in today’s show.

And remember – COT’s Healthbeat always recommends discussing any nutritional or exercise lifestyle modifications with a qualified healthcare professional. 

Thank you for listening…. As always, We Want to hear from you. Please send us emails…. Simply surf to our Web Site at ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the Email link.

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Finally, I leave you with the following quote:

Passion without purpose leads to frustration.
Purpose without passion leads to procrastination.
Passion with purpose leads to success.”
― 
Valerie J. Lewis Coleman

For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
Dr. Todd Eglow.


Show Notes for August 17, 2018

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • UnitedHealthcare restores Coverage of Manipulative Therapy for Headache
  • And Finally, a Story about Back Pain and Co-occurring Conditions

For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #643 recorded August 17, 2018

HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.

You can download this week’s Podcast here – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0643.mp3

COT’s HealthBeat has begun a Google Plus Community, located at http://bit.ly/cotchiro

COT’s HealthBeat is now available on demand on Stitcher Radio – http://app.stitcher.com/browse/feed/31530/details

COTs HealthBeat Notes with Audio can be accessed here – http://bit.ly/cothealthbeatnotes

This week’s Episode is sponsored by Audible Books. Please surf to our web site at www.ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the DaVinci link for your Health and Nutritional needs.

We also would appreciate your passing the word of our Podcasts to your friends and colleagues. Please let everyone know how easy it is to subscribe via the Apple iTunes directory.

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Next, we would like to send out a big Thank You to those of you who are linking our Podcast to your home pages…. We do request that you also include a link to our main Podcast Page at www.ChiropracticRadio.com

And as always, a big thank you to our COT HealthBeat Listener community. This podcast is made available thru the generous donations we receive and greatly appreciate. If you could remember to surf to our Web Site and click on the PayPal link to make a monthly donation, even $5-$10, this would be very much welcomed.

Finally, Chiropractic OnLine Today has always provided our news and education content for free and plan on continuing this policy. However, we do request that if you are enjoying these podcasts, that you surf to ChiropracticRadio.com and consider clicking on our PayPal link to make a donation to keep these Podcasts airing. We thank everyone for their continued support.

And Now for some news ….

 

 

Google Plus Chiropractic Community

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Please surf to our community and keep up with current trends in the literature.

 

 

UnitedHealthcare restores Coverage of Manipulative Therapy for Headache

Updating an earlier story on COT’s HealthBeat Podcast, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has confirmed that UnitedHealthcare (UHC) has restored its policy in support of coverage for non-drug manipulative therapy for headache treatment.

The change was posted online in a revised policy document for manipulative therapy dated Aug. 1 of this year.

The ACA stated in their memo that they appreciate that UHC weighed the evidence in support of manipulative therapy for headache that ACA provided in its July 23 letter to UHC President Dan Schumacher, and made the determination that patients should have access to this effective, non-drug treatment option.

The ACA also expressed being especially grateful to the 40 national and state chiropractic organizations that amplified the ACA’s message and joined with the ACA in their work with UHC to achieve the best possible result on behalf Chiropractic patients.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.acatoday.org/News-Publications/ACA-COMMENDS-UNITEDHEALTHCARE-FOR-RESTORING-COVERAGE-OF-MANIPULATIVE-THERAPY-FOR-HEADACHE

 

 

 

Back Pain and Co-occurring Conditions

The objective of a recent study published in the journal Spine, was to describe the frequency of co-occurring conditions with back pain; to identify risk factors for back pain controlling for co-occurring conditions; and to examine the association between back pain and individual co-occurring conditions.

Back pain shares risk factors with a range of other conditions. Most studies have considered risk factors for back pain without taking into account the potential influence of co-occurring conditions.

Back pain status and co-occurring conditions were determined from questions about long-term health conditions diagnosed by a health profession.

The study concluded that established risk factors for back pain may be largely a reflection of shared risk factors with co-occurring conditions.

The high frequency of co-occurring conditions likely reflects diverse mechanisms related to heterogeneity of back pain.

The extent of association of co-occurring conditions with back pain has implications for clinical management and need for further research to characterize subgroups.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://journals.lww.com/spinejournal/Abstract/2018/08150/Back_Pain_and_Co_occurring_Conditions__Findings.14.aspx

 

 

This podcast is made available through the generous donations from our great Listeners, such as You! If you are enjoying these HealthBeat Podcasts, Please surf to our Web Site and click on the PayPal link.

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As always, please surf to our Podcast Show Notes at ChiropracticRadio.com for a full listing of web references mentioned in today’s show.

And remember – COT’s Healthbeat always recommends discussing any nutritional or exercise lifestyle modifications with a qualified healthcare professional.

 

 

Thank you for listening…. As always, We Want to hear from you. Please send us emails…. Simply surf to our Web Site at ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the Email link.

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While at our Web Site, please remember to consider making a donation to help keep these Podcasts airing. Listener support such as yours, via our PayPal link, does help in allowing us to bring these Podcasts to you weekly.

And please remember to support our sponsors by clicking their links located at ChiropracticRadio.com

Finally, I leave you with the following quote:

If your Product or Service be the Backbone of the Organization; Production and Operations be the Brain; Business Development and Marketing is considered as the Heart of the Organization. For a Healthy and Prospering Company both Heart and Brain are Vital and Inseparable.”
― 
Ashu Gaur

For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
Dr. Todd Eglow.