33-3 Public Health and Health Promotion

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

During this ongoing global health crisis, we are excited to present...
During this ongoing global health crisis, we are excited to present a most appropriate volume of D.C. Tracts – In these pages, our contributors explain the impactful role of the chiropractic profession in the realm of public health, and the ways that we can help to promote it. As Dr. Brad Muir outlines in his abstracts and commentaries, chiropractors may influence global health and wellbeing through the dissemination of information and education, particularly as it relates to healthy aging, opioid misuse, and women’s and children’s health.

Our contributors for this issue bring authoritative and clearly-defined best practices for public health initiatives in the context of clinical practice. Dr. Will Evans provides both a Feature Article and Audio Lecture summarizing how chiropractors may impact patient health through behavior modification. In her Lecture, Dr. Dana Madigan delivers a message about public health agendas and the professional responsibility of the chiropractic physician. Finally, in his Juris-Proofing discussion Dr. Brian Gleberzon highlights the significance of record-keeping as it relates to professional liability.

I trust that as the reader, you will find this issue of D.C. Tracts both informative and interesting, refining your clinical expertise and patient services

Best Regards,

Bryan M. Bond, BSc, BS, DC, MS, PhD

In This Issue:

  • FEATURE ARTICLE: Home Behavioral Theory in Public Health and Clinical Practice
    Will Evans, DC, PhD, MCHES, CWP
    • Motivational Interviewing in Clinical Care and Manual Medicine
      Will Evans, DC, PhD, MCHES, CWP
    • Public Health Agendas and Advocacy
      Dana Madigan, DC, MPH, PhD
  • JURIS-PROOFING: Record Keeping Part 1: Why Keep Them?
    Brian J. Gleberzon, DC, MHSc
    Brad Muir, HBSc(Kin), DC, FRCCSS(C)

    • Chiropractic in Global Health and Wellbeing: A White Paper Describing the Public Health Agenda of the World Federation of Chiropractic
    • Misinformation, Chiropractic and the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Improving Health Literacy in Patients with Chronic Conditions: A Call to Action