Entrepreneurship: Listening, Learning, Leading, Doing

Entrepreneurs do two things in particular that set them apart from the average person: First they identify a need, second they identify how to satisfy that need. Every successful entrepreneur has satisfied both criteria, however many entrepreneurs or even the average person has satisfied both criteria, without ultimately becoming successful. The thing it seems that … Continue reading Entrepreneurship: Listening, Learning, Leading, Doing

CAM to Mainstream: The Chiropractic Profession at a Crossroads

 When asked why they do what they do, be it go in to work each day or specifically why they recommend a certain treatment, most health care professionals will say (or at least should say); the patient. Everything we do and will ever do as members of the health care professions should center around the … Continue reading CAM to Mainstream: The Chiropractic Profession at a Crossroads

Subluxation: A language, a biomechanical process, and an untenable theory with real pathophysiological effects.

LANGUAGE All words belong to a language, or often multiple languages, can have very singular meanings or have many meanings and interpretations. Such is the case concerning the term subluxation. It is a term that belongs to many languages, be it the language of allopathic physicians, chiropractors or historians, and has multiple meanings and interpretations, … Continue reading Subluxation: A language, a biomechanical process, and an untenable theory with real pathophysiological effects.

The Philosophy of Chiropractic

Philosophy as a broad term encompasses any body of knowledge, whether considered to be truth, proven to be truth or merely discussed and pondered at the theoretical level. According to Coulter (1), philosophy is an endeavor to clarify thought, about a given subject and not a body of doctrine or dogma. Furthermore, this idea of … Continue reading The Philosophy of Chiropractic

Hippocrates Was a Chiropractor? A Brief Look at the History of Spinal Manipulation and Chiropractic’s Metaphysical Beginnings

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, may have had more in common with the chiropractor of today than today’s medical doctors (1). Spinal manipulation, arguably the most well-known tool in a chiropractor’s tool box, has been in use by healers for over two thousand years, independently around the world (1). Hippocrates is credited with many … Continue reading Hippocrates Was a Chiropractor? A Brief Look at the History of Spinal Manipulation and Chiropractic’s Metaphysical Beginnings

Leadership: In Business, Education and Life

Oxford dictionary defines leadership as “the action of leading a group of people or an organization, or the ability to do this” (1). This definition is nicely nuanced in that it suggests one does not have to actually lead a group of people to possess qualities of a leader, or demonstrate leadership. Furthermore, I would … Continue reading Leadership: In Business, Education and Life

The Canada Health Act and Chiropractic: Law, Legislation and Regulatory Bodies in Manitoba and Abroad.

Assignment Session 2 Medicare is Canada’s health care system that is publicly funded, with 13 provincial and territorial health care insurance plans (3). The federal and provincial/territorial governments work together to provide all residents of Canada reasonable access to quality health care services (3). Through the Canada Health Act, the federal government sets and administers … Continue reading The Canada Health Act and Chiropractic: Law, Legislation and Regulatory Bodies in Manitoba and Abroad.