PLANNING AHEAD FOR OCTOBER 2016 — WHAT WILL YOU DO?
October is National Chiropractic Health Month, sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association. The national event is held every year. For more information, please visit the American Chiropractic Association.
Also in October is World Spine Day, which takes place Oct. 16, and Bone and Joint National Action Week, Oct. 16-22, which features activities focused on disorders such as arthritis, back pain, osteoporosis and trauma. The events and projects taking place worldwide are designed to raise awareness of prevention, disease management, treatments and advancement in the field. For more information and free information, handouts and resources, please visit Bone and Joint Initiative USA.
CALL FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PAPERS — JOURNAL OF MANIPULATIVE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTIC
A special public health issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics will highlight the scholarly and scientific efforts from the chiropractic community. The journal is indexed in PubMed and has no submission fees. Submit your papers online to www.jmptonline.org. If you have any questions, please email the editor directly.
SPINE CARE FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
One billion people worldwide are affected by spinal pain, which impacts the global burden of disease more than HIV, stroke, diabetes, breast and lung cancers combined.
World Spine Care is a non-profit organization that fills the profound gap in spine care treatment in the developing world. This is the only organization that is tackling the crippling burden of spine pain with sustainable, inter-professional, and evidence-based care. We invite you to help. Join the mailing list and engage online. Learn about efforts to raise awareness of the global burden of spinal disorders and care for those in need. Please visit World Spine Care.