The LINKS @ Chiro.Org contains a vast collection of chiropractic information, arranged by topic. We want to be your first choice for chiropractic information!
 

The LINKS contains a vast collection of chiropractic information, arranged by topic.
We want to be your first choice for chiropractic information!

This section was compiled by Frank M. Painter, D.C.
Send all comments or additions to:   Frankp@chiro.org


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  1.    About Chiropractic
       This section contains information about the efficacy, cost–effectiveness and safety of chiropractic, as well as information about chiropractic educational requirements, and other related information.

  2.    Acupuncture Section
       This section contains information about acupuncture, meridians, ryodoraku, and information relating to this ancient analysis technique. The Acupuncture Section can also be found on the CAM drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  3.    Age – Geriatric Issues
       Access important Associations and other websites about age–related issues.

  4.    Alternative Medicine Articles
       This is a collection of peer-reviewed articles on alternative and complementary forms of health care, including chiropractic, nutrition, and acupuncture. The Alternative Medicine Articles Section can also be found on the CAM drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  5.    Antibiotic Abuse Page
       This new page explores the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria because of medical over-reliance on antibiotics as a cure-all, and due to use of antibiotics as a fattening agent in animal feed.

  6.    Articles Of Interest
       Welcome to the Archives for all the original “New Articles” previously featured in the LINKS Section.
    The original LINKS Articles Section has now become ChiroZINE.   The archived (older) articles are located in the ZINE Articles Section.   And the oldest LINKS articles are stashed in the ZINE Articles Archives.

  7.    Backpacks and Children
       Collected articles detail the negative impact of overloading on the pediatric spine.

  8.    “Best Practice” Initiative
       Explore the shift from Guidelines (usually contains numbers/suggested treatment time frames that are often mistakenly applied as arbitrary limits) to “Best Practices” (clinical judgments regarding patient care that are informed by the best evidence and balanced by patient complexity and provider experience to improve the quality and reduce the costs of care) .

  9.    The Biopsychosocial Model
       The biopsychosocial model is both a philosophy of clinical care and a practical clinical guide. Philosophically, it is a way of understanding how suffering, disease, and illness are affected by multiple levels of organization, from the societal to the molecular.

  10.    Case Reports
       This section contains studies which describe the impact of chiropractic care on a wide variety of conditions. The Chiropractic Case Studies Section can also be found on the RESEARCH drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  11.    Chiropractic Assistant (CA) Section
       This section provides articles on CA training, billing practices, office management, practice and personal growth, and patient education. The Chiropractic Assistants Section can also be found on the CHIROPRACTIC TOOLS drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  12.    Chiropractic Information Resources

    Chiropractic Assistants Chiropractic Colleges College Addresses
    Diplomate/Specialty International Associations Journals/Magazines
    Mail Lists National Associations Philosophy
    Research Page
    State Associations Subluxation Page
    Technique Page
    Tell Me About Chiropractic! The TOOLS Page


  13.    A Clinical Model for the Diagnosis and Management
    of Patients with Spinal Pain Syndromes

       Review this fascinating collection of articles detailing how to rule-in/rule-out red and/or yellow flags as you assess and manage patients with spinal pain syndromes.

  14.    Computers
       Learn more about your computer, or even build your own!

  15.    Cost-Effectiveness of Chiropractic
       Review articles demonstrating the cost savings of chiropractic.

  16.    Diagnosis Codes (ICD-9) Commonly Used in the Chiropractic Office
       Use this ICD-9 code page for your convenience. It also includes a cover letter you are welcome to use. There are more useful tools like this at the Chiropractic TOOLS Page.

  17.    Dictionaries, Thesauri, and Miscellaneous
       Need a map, directions, or medical dictionary? Come on down!

  18.    Disc Herniation and Chiropractic
       Explore how Chiropractic can help.

  19.    Diseases
       Links to a variety of disease–related websites.

  20.    The Documentation Section
       This section is devoted to a full description of what is considered “complete” patient file documentation by the Chiropractic Schools, National Associations, and Third Party payors. The Documentation Section can also be found on the CHIROPRACTIC TOOLS drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  21.    Evidence-based Practice
       How does Chiropractic fit into the evidence-based movement? Read up on it here!

  22.    Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic
       Explore how Chiropractic can help.

  23.    Forward Head Posture
       Read about this postural distortion and how chiropractic can help.

  24.    The FUN! Page
       Venture off to a variety of nifty and amusing spots.

  25.    Guidelines Page
       Now divided into sections like Worker's Compensation, Low Back Pain, and Subluxation–based.

  26.    Headache and Chiropractic
       Classification Systems, Research, articles, and information about chiropractic results with headaches.

  27.    Health Promotion & Wellness
       This page contains articles that detail how chiropractors can encourage wellness and health promotion for our patients.

  28.    HIPAA Compliance Page
       The HIPAA patient privacy and security laws are real - as are the penalties for their violation. To assure the accountability of those who had access to personal health information (PHI), the U.S. Congress required the imposition of civil and criminal penalties for any entity or person that uses PHI improperly. Find out more here.

  29.    Iatrogenic Injury Page
       A collection of articles discussing the dangerous, and often fatal side effects of medical care.

  30.    Indoor Air Quality
       The EPA now labels Indoor Air Quality as a “major health risk”. Learn more here!

  31.    Journals & Chiropractic Magazines
       This journal collection spans chiropractic, alternative, and some medical sources on the web.

  32.    Low Back Pain and Chiropractic
       Download Dr. Robert Mootz's Low Back Care Plans, and enjoy other articles and research describing the superiority of chiropractic care for low back pain. Learn why medical management slows recovery.

  33.    MAGAZINES
       Enjoy this cross-section of excellent magazines.

  34.    Maintenance Care, Wellness and Chiropractic
       Learn more about how periodic care improves overall health.

  35.    Maps, Directions & Phonebooks
       This is a handy reference for finding information that you need right now!.

  36.    Medical Information Resources

    Medical Associations Medical Journals Medical Resources

     

    Medical Schools

     


  37.    Medicare Information and the Chiropractic Demonstration Project
       This section is devoted to providing information about the 2-year demonstration project in which Medicare expands chiropractic coverage.

  38.    Medlines Page
       Access Pub–Med, Grateful Med and other useful information–access tools.

  39.    Menopause Relief
       This page discusses natural approaches to the relief of peri-menopausal symptoms.

  40.    Myofascial Trigger Points (TrPs)
       This page reviews myofascial trigger points and myofascial pain disorders, and their successful management with chiropractic care and other manual treatments.

  41.    Neck Pain and Chiropractic
       This page reviews the benefits of chiropractic for acute and chronic neck pain.

  42.    Neurology Information
       Info on subluxation, Diplomate sites, Journals, and more on neurology.

  43.    News Sources
       The one-stop-shop for news updates.

  44.    The NUTRITION Section
       The Nutrition Page provides non-solicitous nutrition information, including articles and research abstracts supporting the benefits of vitamins, minerals and herbals for the restoration and maintenance of health. The Nutrition Section can also be found on the CAM drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  45.    Outcome Assessment Questionnaires
       Download copies of the Roland–Morris Questionnaire, the Neck Disability Index (NDI), the Oswestry Low Back Pain QA, and review a questionnaire for assessing Psychosocial Yellow Flags. New additions include the Headache Disability Index, and the Quadruple Visual Analogue Scale. These are all available for immediate use in your office. Citations to support their use are included!

  46.    Pain Management
       Articles and information about Pain and it's management.

  47.    Patient Satisfaction With Chiropractic
       Review articles demonstrating patient satisfaction with chiropractic care.

  48.    Pediatrics
       This section includes articles and abstracts devoted to demonstrating the benefits of chiropractic care for children. The Pediatrics and Chiropractic Section can also be found on the CAM drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  49.    Personal Growth
       Take a moment to reflect and to increase your wisdom.

  50.    Pharmacy Info
       Information about adverse reactions, and access to other data regarding pharmaceutical products.

  51.    Primary Care and Chiropractic
       Enjoy some learned articles about chiropractors as primary care specialists.

  52.    The Quack Watchers        [Hi Steve!]     [Quack, Quack]     [Dude!]
       Join us as we shed some light on these self–appointed guardians of the Public Good.

  53.    Radiculopathy and Chiropractic
       Radiculopathy is characterized by motor and/or sensory changes in the neck and arms or the legs and feet, which results from extrinsic pressure on the nerve root. Learn more now.

  54.    Rehabilitation
       A general collection of information.

  55.    Rehabilitation Diplomate Information Page
       Read the class outlines for all 3 years of the program, including sample test questions. This page is specific to chiropractors that provide rehabilitative services to their clients.

  56.    Rehabilitation Monograph Series
       The R.C. Schafer Monograph Series can also be found on the ARCHIVES drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.   Although Dr. Schafer is gone, his work lives on! Thanks, Richard! You might also enjoy Dr. Schafer's Dynamic Chiropractic articles

  57.    Repetitive Stress Disorders
       Review Cumulative Trauma Disorders, “double crush” and a variety of related disorders.

  58.    Research
       This section includes research articles, abstracts, and information pertaining to the growing body of Chiropractic Research. The Chiropractic Research Section can also be found on the RESEARCH drop-down on our new tan toolbar, located at the top of each section's home page.

  59.    Running
       This new section will cover all aspects of running...pro and con.

  60.    The Safety of Chiropractic
       Learn more about the astounding safety of chiropractic, compared to medical treatments for the same complaints.

  61.    Search Engines
       The cream of the crop is here, sorted by specificity.

  62.    The Shoulder Girdle
       This page reviews information on joint trauma, the fundamentals of post-trauma management, and the specifics of shoulder girdle trauma.

  63.    SOAP Notes
       Learn more about the use of SOAP Notes for complete documentation.

  64.    Stroke and Chiropractic
       A variety of citations are provided about stroke and it's causes. Extension and rotation are the culprits, as citations supplied on “Bowhunter's” and “Beauty Shop Stroke” clearly demonstrate.

  65.    Subluxation and Neurology Articles
       Enjoy this collection of articles on the Chiropractic Subluxation and the Neurologic component, and a collection of articles by David Seaman, D.C.

  66.    Technique Page
       This page links to various chiropractic technique websites.

  67.    Thermography
       Enjoy articles about this controversial Outcome Assessment Tool for Subluxation!

  68.    Vaccination Page
       This page has a variety of resources to define the Vaccination issue.

  69.    Web Design – HTML Info – Internet Info – Shareware
       Want to launch your own webpage? Find all the tools here.

  70.    The Whiplash Page
    Review articles and websites devoted to neck injury, research on Low Speed Rear Impact Crashes (LOSRIC), and access Dr. Arthur Croft's articles and Care–recommendation Guidelines.

  71.    Women's Health
       Articles and citations for the reduction of female complaints like PMS and Menopause.


Updated 5-09-2014
 

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