May 7th, 2011 at 9:45 pm (episode, chiropractic, skeptic, subluxation, responsible chiropractic, research, international issues, COCA, Australia)
American chiropractors are frequently directed to countries in Europe and Scandinavia for examples of science based, well integrated chiropractic. Many people assume Australia's 3700 chiropractors must be practicing in a similar situation. What is chiropractic like down under?
Dr. John Reggars is a chiropractor in Australia who is mad as hell about the current state of affairs. The profession is at yet another crossroads with a history of making the wrong decision and he wants people to stand up and declare their intolerance for the fundamentalist anti-science. His article titled "Chiropractic at the Crossroads - or are we just going around in circles?" is sure to ruffle some feathers both down under and around the globe.
In this episode of On The Other Hand, Dr. Reggars speaks with Dr. Brett Kinsler about what has him as mad as hell and why he won't take it anymore!
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.
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).
November 6th, 2010 at 11:50 pm (episode, chiropractic, alternative medicine, primary care, prescription, subluxation, responsible chiropractic)
John J. Triano, DC PhD is the dean of graduate education and research at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and is one of the most well-known and well-respected chiropractic researchers and clinicians. He spoke with me about limited prescription authority for chiropractors and his views on the topic (hint: he's in favor of it), rational chiropractic practice (in favor of that too), and subluxation (he's in favor of getting over it).
This interview with Dr. Triano was conducted by Rochester chiropractor Brett L. Kinsler, DC.