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Published Treatment Guidelines

Published Treatment Guidelines

Although the Illinois Chiropractic Society understands the need for various guidelines as one factor determining frequency and duration of treatment, physicians are bound by law and professional ethics to evaluate each case on its unique facts. Therefore, the ICS believes physicians must do what is in the best interests of each patient and that proper treatment of a patient should not be hindered or determined based solely on published guidelines.

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Chiropractic Scope in Illinois

Chiropractic Scope in Illinois

The Illinois Medical Practice Act (MPA) is one of many licensure acts within the State of Illinois. There are over 20 professional acts within the healthcare field alone (including massage therapists, dentists, physicians). The MPA is the primary law that governs the physicians in our state by defining our scope, requirements for licensure, and guidelines for discipline.

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Healing Hands 4 Heroes

Healing Hands 4 Heroes

The Illinois Chiropractic Society is proud to be working with Army OneSource to raise awareness of the unique challenges of Military life on our Service Members and their Families and to address the growing need for accessible health services. The program, titled “Healing Hands 4 Heroes,” invites chiropractors to learn about the stresses and challenges our service members and their families are facing as a result of multiple deployments. Thanks to the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations (COCSA), Healing Hands 4 Heroes is spreading across the nation.

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Jerry Rice Credits Chiropractic

Jerry Rice Credits Chiropractic

In an article printed by the Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday, NFL Hall of Famer and current spokesman for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, Jerry Rice, credited chiropractic for extending his career. After suffering lower back stiffness, team member Roger Craig suggested he visit a chiropractor.

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