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Posture

Posture

Posture is affected by the body’s response to the position of the head as it relates to the center of gravity. Posture defines the interrelationship between muscle and skeletal tissue.

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Achilles Tendon and Calf Injuries: One and the Same

Achilles Tendon and Calf Injuries: One and the Same

One of the biggest recent sports stories involved Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors. In Game 5 of the NBA Championships in Toronto, Canada, Kevin went down with an Achilles tendon injury.1 The interesting situation here is that Durant had also been nursing a calf injury for the previous few weeks that actually kept him out of the first 4 games of the NBA Championship. It was hard watching him fall to the ground, clutching his right Achilles and calf area with his hands. He limped off the court assisted.

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Applying for a License in Illinois

Applying for a License in Illinois

Under the Medical Practice Act of 1987, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is responsible for regulating the practice of medicine, including the issuance of licenses and enforcement of laws that apply to licensees. The ICS has previously published an article entitled, “Administrative Investigations at the IDFPR: Know the Process and Handle With Care,” which details the enforcement process and is available to ICS members on the ICS website at www.ilchiro.org/.

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Athletic Trainers and DCs

Athletic Trainers and DCs

I’ve recently seen some posts that concern me in chiropractic forums on social media. Largely the context of these posts is negative and often misinformed. Typically, the posts ridicule athletic trainers. In some cases, the critique is pointed toward a specific athletic trainer. Fair enough. Every profession has a spectrum of great to not-so-great. In other cases, the negative critique is pointed towards the profession at large. These posts are misinformed.

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