Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Can Small Steps Really Make a Difference?

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Questions and Answers with NUCCA Director Dr. Gordon Hasick. Q: What does the Small Steps program do for NUCCA research? A: What Small Steps does for research is quite significant! Last year we were able to raise enough money to activate a $50,000 matching grant from the Tao Foundation in Calgary. This money was sufficient [...]

Practice Based Research Initiative is Now Active! Please Register to Help.

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

NUCCA has initiated a practice based research program. You can participate without any extra staff or redundant entering of information. See the full article here. NUCCA’s Practice Based Research Initiative is now active. This project is co-chaired by Drs. Reney and Scholten and much work has been put into creating a user friendly site for [...]

UCRF Moving Forward to Prove Upper Cervical Procedures

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

As reported in the latest newsletter (quoted below), the Supine Leg Check Reliability Pilot  Study continues to move forward, after last being reported on this blog in August of 2009. The Supine leg Check (SLC) Data Collection Pilot was successfully conducted at Life Chiropractic College West (LCCW) on May 22, 2010…

Pilot Leg Check Reliability Study

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

This past weekend a pilot study for a Supine Leg Check (SLC) Training Course was conducted at Life Chiropractic College West (LCCW), instructed by Dr. Michael Zabelin.  This course is based on requirements for the SLC NIH proposal.  The intra-inter examiner reliability results will be submitted for the ACC/RAC Conference in March 2010. If accepted, [...]

Submissions for 2009 Stimulus Act

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

In April, upon announcement of potential funds available through the Stimulus Act of 2009, Dr. Dale Johnson and Dr. Chuck Woodfield strategized to attract these resources for Life College of Chiropractic West. The initiative involves conducting rigorous investigation of upper cervical chiropractic validating the basic tenets in discovering a physiologic mechanism.  The practicing clinician can [...]