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Quality Chiropractors have some of the most stringent educational requirements in the health care industry. According to the American Chiropractic Association, accredited chiropractors go through at total of at least 4,200 hours of classroom, laboratory and clinical training time combined. Students must spend four years in a pre-medical program, in addition to four or five years of professional training. It is vital that the student understand different aspects of the body. Prior to selecting a chiropractor, inquire about training and credentials. Make sure he or she is properly qualified. Insurance Coverage Many insurance carriers include chiropractic care as part of their regular coverage. Verify that your care will be covered. You might be offered a discount for choosing an “in-network” professional. But if you don’t have insurance, many chiropractors offer low cash rates or affordable plans to help patients. Even without health insurance, you can still find chiropractor offering quality, cost-effective care. Get Referrals Someone in your social or professional network has likely received excellent care from a chiropractor.
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Laurich has lived in Wellington for 11 years and has been involved with the Wellington chamber for the past six. I really entrenched myself into it basically hoping to promote myself and my business, but then I realized the potential to help so many other people promote their businesses, Laurich said. When I saw that opportunity, it gave me a lot of understanding and confidence, that I could be more of a leader in my community. Question: You recently took over as president of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. What changes do you hope to bring during your tenure? Answer: Id like to see a little bit more of the medical arts district developed. Its been talked about in the village. But Id like to bring some research center or bring more medical facilities to the area, maybe some bio-tech just build conservatively on whats already here. Also, theres been a large political undertone with the village and with the chamber. Id like to use my leadership skills to mediate that and give a little bit more of a positive light on what the chambers trying to do to protect business and expand opportunities here. Q: Yes, the chamber has had a very fractured relationship with the village in recent years. What do you think you can do as president to repair that? A: Just bringing people together and getting a better understanding of what their expectations are of us and what our expectations are of them.
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Three will fly for free, their airfare paid through the Gary Sinise Foundation, Peney said. Another will make the drive from Michigan, Evans added. Most of them have never met. Since almost all of the 18 mothers live far from the island, there has been some confusion over what Hilton Head is like. Evans said one mother said she would buy groceries in Savannah when she left the airport, concerned there might not be a supermarket on the island. Although there are some events planned for the mothers, like a cooking demonstration at Michael Anthony’s anda cruise courtesy of Vagabond Cruises, Peney said the week is mostly open. “There’s no agenda,” she said. “We had structure at the memorials. We’re going to call ourselves the ‘Ladies of Hilton Head Island’ that week.
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Keith Overland of Wilton Chiropractor of the Year Keith Overland Wilton man http://bayviewwellness.com/adjustments/ named ‘Chiropractor of the Year’ 0comments WILTON –The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) recently honored Immediate Past President Keith Overland, DC, CCSP, with the prestigious Chiropractor of the Year award during its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes exceptional service, achievement and/or leadership to the profession. Overland exhibited all of these qualities and more during his two and a half-year term as ACA president, while working to advance the profession and the association within the reformed health care landscape in the United States. Overland served as president of ACA from Sept. 2011 to March 2014, during which time the association sought increased health care choices for patients and parity for chiropractic physicians as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was implemented across the country. Overland lead ACA in the creation of a 10-year plan that aims to position chiropractic favorably as health care providers work in increasingly integrated settings. “Overland is a true example of determination and leadership and has shown a great dedication to his patients and profession,” said ACA President Anthony Hamm, DC. “This award recognizes his unique contributions and honors him http://BayviewWellness.Com for devoting a tremendous amount of time and effort to advancing ACA and the chiropractic profession in light of the increasingly obvious fact that our health care system is broken and that giving patients choices is part of the solution.” First elected to the ACA Board of Governors in 2005, Overland is chairman of the ACA Legislative Committee and the ACA Fundraising Committee, in addition to his role as immediate past president. He is also an active member of the Membership Executive Committee. At home in Wilton, he has served as co-chair of the Connecticut Governors Committee on Physical Fitness, a member of former Sen. Joseph Lieberman’s (I-Conn.) Health Care Task Force and a member of the Connecticut Department of Health Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is also a past president of the Connecticut Chiropractic Association, the New England Chiropractic Council and the United Way of Norwalk and Wilton. He has taught undergraduate sports chiropractic courses at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic (UBCC) and lectures across the nation to professionals and the public about natural approaches to the care of sports injuries.
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The 4 a.m. fire on April 14 has been ruled accidental, according to Muskegon Fire Marshal Major Metcalf. We cannot rule out electrical, he said. The storm that blew through Muskegon on Saturday, April 12 , may have contributed to the electrical issues at the clinic and surrounding areas, Metcalf said. There was some arcing in the electrical panel. The fire first stated in the doctors personal official where there were big loads of books and book shelving, he said. There were a lot of combustible materials. The fire likely ignited in the area of the power strip, Metcalf said. He estimated approximately $30,000 in damage was caused to the building as a result of the fire. The chiropractor is still seeing patients as another local physician has offered him office space to keep him going, Metcalf said. Heather Lynn Peters covers police and fire, and writes a statewide food column, The Spunky Kitchen, for MLive Muskegon Chronicle.
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A local chiropractor uses pressure points to help patients — both people and animals – Farmington Daily Times
She didn’t act like she was in pain anymore,” Althoff said. Davis is among a small handful of practitioners who offer health procedures rooted in Eastern medical techniques that treat pressure and trigger points to relieve bodily ailments. Jennifer Bracken, a veterinarian at Animal Haven, said she practices acupuncture on pets, including horses. She said many of the pet owners who try “complementary” practices for their pets have already tried commonly prescribed treatments. “They’ve tried everything else,” she said in a phone interview on Monday. Bracken is cautious about terms and prefers “complementary,” to “wholistic” when describing the treatment she offers. Like Davis, Bracken uses knowledge of trigger and pressure points to treat an animal. “Nothing is a cure-all for everything,” she said, adding that some pets need multiple forms of treatment to recover from an ailment. And that doesn’t always include alternative treatments. She said a dog was brought to her for acupuncture services, but when she realized the dog needed surgery to repair a torn ligament, she recommended surgery and didn’t use acupuncture. Davis said it’s important for pets to have a veterinarian exam.
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