Chiropractor Arrested For Throwing Urine On Code Enforcement Officer

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Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Chiropractor arrested for throwing urine on code enforcement officer 10 News Staff, WTSP 9:09 a.m. EDT April 29, 2014 Craig Siegel was arrested for allegedly throwing urine on a code enforcement officer. (Photo: WTSP) SHARE 45 CONNECT 9 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE Sarasota, Florida — The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a local chiropractor for allegedly throwing urine on a code enforcement officer. Authorities say Craig Siegel owns a Siesta Key rental property that has been the subject of an ongoing rental scam investigation. Siegel reportedly modified the building north york chiropractic in 2013, but did so without the proper permits, causing Sarasota County Code Enforcement to order him to dismantle the new construction. The home has just five bedrooms, but Siegel is allegedly still advertising it as a 12-bedroom property. Detectives discovered 19 victims nationwide who paid Siegel more than $53,000 to rent the 12-bedroom home and asked for refunds after learning the property was not what he portrayed. They were either forced to stay at the property without adequate accommodations, or they sacrificed the money they spent and had to pay to stay elsewhere. Siegel reportedly told the victims to sue him, claiming he did not have money to return. However, detectives obtained financial records showing Siegel paid $172,500 to a Fidelity Investment Plan last year. When a code inspector with whom Siegel has had frequent dealings arrived at Siegel’s Sandy Cove Avenue home on official county business on Monday, Siegel allegedly threw a bucket of urine on the man. Siegel is charged with Criminal Mischief and Battery on a Code Inspector in connection with this morning’s incident.
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Some chiropractors making big Medicare-paid adjustments

HHS regularly excludes some doctors from receiving federal healthcare funding, including for Medicare, and maintains a database of their names. Chiropractors were twice as likely as other specialties to have felony-level fraud as the reason. The American Chiropractic Association says it takes an average of 15 minutes for its members to perform spinal manipulations, the only procedures chiropractors can bill to Medicare. Efficient practices with large support staffs to handle recordkeeping can handle 100 or more patients a day. Tony Nicholas, a Griffin, Ga., chiropractor and former head of the ethics committee for the state’s chiropractic association, used to treat that many in a day. Still, he says a chiropractor who does as much Medicare business as Khavash or even those earning $300,000 from Medicare raises questions. The average Medicare payment per adjustment is less than $25. “How’s he doing it? That’s what’s going through my mind,” Nicholas said. Khavash would have had to be treating a patient every three minutes for 10 hours a day, five days a week to perform 42,000 treatments in 2012. CMS doesn’t prohibit providers from using others’ identification numbers but discourages it, the agency told reporters after the data’s release. Nicholas said it is uncommon and inadvisable in case of malpractice claims.
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Craig Siegel

03, 2014 Modified: Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2014 Slideshow|473 – MARY CANROBERT Ray Reaves stands next to a 1960s ultrasound machine that his father, Henry Reaves, used in the early years of his practice. Behind Reaves is modern equipment he uses in his 2014 practice. Store On April11, the family of the late Henry Reaves of Conover hosted a patient appreciation day at Reaves Chiropractic Health Centre in Newton, where Reaves son, Ray Reaves, continues his fathers tradition of providing chiropractic care to the community. The occasion was the 60th anniversary of the year Henry Reaves opened his first chiropractic office in Newton. The turnout took the Reaves family by surprise: About 700 people showed up, so many guests that office personnel had to request permission from nearby businesses to use their parking lots. The backstory doesnt begin in Newton or in 1954, however; it starts in the small town of Hamlet in 1949, when Henry Reaves, then a 19-year-old service station attendant, considered becoming a chiropractor. He knew nothing about the field except that his best friends brother was in the profession. Henry Reaves ended up studying at Indianapoliss Lincoln Chiropractic College, which, at the time, admitted students without a college education. Classes were rigorous, but Reaves excelled. A year or so into his studies, Reaves excelled at a second pursuit: the heart of Indiana native Marjorie Harris. At her fathers behest, the Arthur Jordan Conservatory of Music student reluctantly attended a square dance in Crawfordsville, Ind.
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Chiropractors’ spine-chilling warnings about computers, phones and pancakes | Michael Marshall | Science |

Thecoverage was based on apress release from the British Chiropractic Association as part of its “Technology and Teens” awareness campaign. The BCA’s press office told me that the research was an opinion poll conducted by a market research company, but they declined my request to look at the questions that had been asked or the multiple choice answers that had been provided. However, it appears the researchers questioned parents of 11 to 16-year-olds about their childs technology usage and whether their children had ever experienced back pain, and then invited them to speculate about what might have caused the pain.That the methodology involved no actual examinations of the children either by spinal experts or chiropractors seriously undermines the findings. It comes as no surprise that the full research isnt available to the public, let alonepublished in a respectable journal. Yet this flimsy study is apparentlysufficient to base an entire awareness-raising campaign upon, onewhich the media readily picked up. This approach has worked not onlyfor the BCA, but also for other chiropractic organisations. In March, the United Chiropractic Association went one further than the BCA, releasing a press release that inspired the Daily Mail to declare the humble smartphone to be a potential killer : Could sendingtexts KILL you? Messaging may cause heart disease and breathingproblems in later life, study claims. Texting and usingmobile devices for long periods of time could lead to a lower lifeexpectancy, according to a new study. Chiropracticexperts believe the hunching posture adopted by phone or tablet userscan cause breathing problems, leading to cardiovascular issues laterin life and a higher risk of death in older age.
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