April 6th, 2011 at 2:05 pm (episode, chiropractic, soft tissue, responsible chiropractic, education, kinesiology taping)
The first time much of the public spotted kinesiology tape was during the 2008 Olympics. Kerri Walsh, half of an unbelievable American beach volleyball team, had black tape prominently stuck to her shoulder. What is that stuff, people asked? Is she mourning someone? Or hiding a tattoo? It seemed like everyone was talking about it after that and a lot of manual providers started using it -- or using more of it once their patients were convinced that there must be something to kinesiology tape. And they had to have it.
In this podcast interview, Dr. Kinsler speaks with Dr. Kevin Jardine who created the SpiderTech line of kinesiology tape. Best known for their pre-cut tape applications, SpiderTech is also a strong advocate in the education of chiropractors.
SpiderTech Lower Back Spider on Amazon
SpiderTech Postural Spider on Amazon
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March 30th, 2011 at 10:49 pm (chiropractic, primary care, prescription, responsible chiropractic, education)
It was called House Bill 127 (HB 127) and with it, the New Mexico State Senate considered legislation to permit limited prescription drug rights to a group of "Advanced Practice" Chiropractors. The bill passed the house but not the full senate. The chiropractic formulary was to include some anti-inflammatories, a common muscle relaxer, and several other topical and internal substances. Proponents said this law would permit chiropractors to help with the drastic shortage of PCP's in NM and also help patients reduce their medication usage. Opponents said this law flew in the face of our chiropractic forefathers who fought hard to preserve our drugless profession.
I wrote a blog article on this topic on the RochesterChiro blog which attracted some heated debate and strong opinion. For more depth on this issue, I wanted to speak to two people who went to the hearings in New Mexico concerning this bill. I contacted Dr. James Winterstein, president of National University of Health Sciences and Dr. Gerry Clum, recently retired president of Life College of Chiropractic West.
Poll from Dynamic Chiropractic April 9, 2011 Edition
|Would you support broad advanced-practice rights, such as those proposed in New Mexico, in your state?
National University of Health Sciences
Life College of Chiropractic West
New Mexico Bomb Shelter and Pharmaceutical Rights for Chiropractors
New Mexico Chiropractic Scope of Practice
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February 19th, 2011 at 3:51 pm (episode, chiropractic, spine, physical therapists, interprofessional relationships, responsible chiropractic, education, rehabilitation)
Craig Liebenson, DC literally wrote the book on spinal rehabilitation and is highly regarded among chiropractors, medical physicians and physical therapists alike in the field of spinal rehabilitation around the world. He has studied and taught with Professors Vladimir Janda and Karel Lewit from the Czech Republic - pioneers in functional rehabilitation and manual medicine, as well as many others who have revolutionized the field. Many of them are contributors to his text.
Dr. Liebenson is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Chiropractic, Division of Health Sciences at Murdoch University and a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Pain Society. He helped to set up the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and Scandinavian College of Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomate Courses and serves as a consultant and lead faculty for the Murdoch University and Anglo-European Chiropratic College M.Sc. programs in Chiropractic Rehabilitation. Dr. Liebenson treats many world-class elite athletes, was an NBA team chiropractor and currently serves as a consultant for the Arizona Diamondbacks MLB baseball team. He remains in private practice specializing in rehabilitation in Los Angeles
Dr. Liebenson was the first ever chiropractic member of the McKenzie Institute (U.S.) Board of Directors, a frequent lecturer at national and international multidisciplinary meetings, and has published extensively in journals and books on the subjects of rehabilitation and chronic pain the best known being the multidisciplinary text Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner's Manual (Lippincott/Williams and Wilkins), popular for over ten years, it is now in it's second edition.
This podcast episode is a discussion between Dr. Craig Liebenson and Rochester, NY chiropractor and blogger Dr. Brett Kinsler.
January 9th, 2011 at 8:21 pm (chiropractic, subluxation, education, motion palpation)
Leonard "John" Faye is best known for driving a major change in the theoretical framework of chiropractic in the early 1980's. He helped chiropractors in the United States move from a faith-based static "bone out of place" model to a dynamic, movement based, functional model. He was a leader in the paradigm shift from a philosophical method to a more scientific model of explaining what chiropractors do.
Dr. Faye founded the Motion Palpation Institute and helped start Dynamic Chiropractic, the most widely read chiropractic trade newspaper. He talks about these things in the podcast interview in addition to discussing his formulation of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex model. Dr. Faye talks openly about what was wrong with the VSC model and how it has been misinterpreted over the years.
Dr. Faye has recently redone the old MPI videos which were instrumental in helping thousands of chiropractors perfect their manual adjusting skills and now has over 6 hours of all new digitally filmed spinal & extremity palpation and manipulation technique videos on a 2 DVD set.
Dr. Faye's Spinal and Extremity Adjusting DVD's
Thomas Kuhn - The Structure of Scientific Revolutions - The scientist who coined the term "Paradigm Shift"
The Stress of Life by Hans Selye
Motion Palpation Institute
Interview with Dr. Leonard "John" Faye conducted with Dr. Brett L. Kinsler, Rochester, NY chiropractor.
January 1st, 2011 at 10:12 am (chiropractic, soft tissue, Graston, active release techinque, physical therapists, responsible chiropractic, education, FAKTR, fascial manipulation)
Warren Hammer, DC is arguably the foremost chiropractor involved in the soft tissue world today. He brings his knowledge working with Luigi Stecco, PT to the seminar series he is teaching and his prior experience in learning, teaching and developing soft tissue techniques. Dr. Hammer candidly talks about his progression from back when he "knew nothing" through his 50 years in practice. He discusses the importance of fascia, his thoughts on Active Release Technique, FAKTR-PM and Graston Technique and why he feels Stecco's fascial manipulation work is so groundbreaking.
Warren Hammer's Website
Fascial Manipulation Workshops
Dynamic Chiropractic Soft Tissue Column
Functional Soft-Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods, Third Edition - Hammer's excellent textbook
Luigi Stecco's Books
Interview conducted by Rochester, NY chiropractor Dr. Brett L. Kinsler
December 18th, 2010 at 3:05 am (episode, chiropractic, spine, soft tissue, Graston, active release techinque, education, FAKTR)
Tom Hyde, DC has had so many accomplishments and he discusses several of them in this episode including how he helped to incorporate chiropractors into the world of professional sports. Hyde talks about how the barriers were broken to get chiropractic services to Olympic athletes, how he became the chiropractic physician for the Miami Dolphins and he discusses the procedure he co-developed, called FAKTR-PM.
FAKTR-PM stands for "Functional And Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation, Provocation and Motion." It was developed to help speed recovery from chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes and has also been shown to work extremely well on acute musculoskeletal/fascial conditions.
In 1987, Tom Hyde became the first chiropractor to be accepted to the volunteer program for chiropractors at the United States Olympic Training Center, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and was subsequently selected to serve as the official chiropractor for the 1987 Pan American Games. In 2001, Hyde was inducted to the Hall of Fame of the Sports Council of the American Chiropractic Association. In 2002, he was named "Sports Chiropractor of the Year" by the Florida Chiropractic Association Sports Injury Council. He was named "Person of the Year" by Dynamic Chiropractic in 2009.
He is an avid mountain climber and will soon be going to Kilimanjaro for the 3rd time. He invited podcast listeners to join him on the climb.
November 30th, 2010 at 9:06 pm (episode, chiropractic, responsible chiropractic, education, research)
Dr. Shawn Thistle is a chiropractor with a unique relationship with research. Though he is in clinical practice and uses the literature to guide his patient care, he also owns Research Review Service where he and his team scour the massive body of scientific literature to pick out and pass along the best and most relevant bits to field doctors. In this episode, Dr. Thistle spoke with Dr. Brett Kinsler about the relationship chiropractors have with the research, where the most recent wins have been in the literature and what the current situation looks like for research funding and progress.
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November 11th, 2010 at 11:45 pm (episode, chiropractic, health, spine, subluxation, responsible chiropractic, education)
Dr. Richard Vincent has enjoyed many years of involvement in the chiropractic profession and is a rich resource of information. He has served as Chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Chiropractic Examination and Registration, President of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards and President of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is currently the President of Integrated Health Care Practice Resources (IHCPR).