Category: Miscellaneous

On Saturday, April 7, Diamond #27 at Belmont Park in Parkville was officially named “Pinder Field” in honor of Edward T. Pinder, local attorney and longtime Parkville Recreation Council leader. The field dedication, sponsored by Baltimore County Government and the Parkville Rec Council, recognizes Pinder’s years of volunteer service to youth athletic programs in the […]Continue reading

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The Maryland State Board of Chiropractic Examiners (SBCE) regulates chiropractic care within the state, including issuing licenses to chiropractors who practice within the state.[i] According to the agency’s website, there are no waivers or exceptions to the requirements for a chiropractor license in Maryland. Requirements to Apply for a Chiropractor License in Maryland The following […]Continue reading

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There is much debate on the effectiveness and safety of chiropractic care. Below is a brief discussion of the potential benefits and risks associated with chiropractic care according to several sources. Potential Benefits of Chiropractic Care There are several benefits[i] that chiropractic care can offer including[ii]: Catches Injuries That Are Not Obvious Some injuries sustained […]Continue reading

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Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) are trained to use several different techniques and methods to treat patients suffering from car accident injuries. Because some techniques may not work for every patient, a chiropractor develops a chiropractic treatment plan that is best suited to offer the patient the best chance of recovering from car accident injuries while […]Continue reading

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Workers’ Comp Claims and Opioids in Maryland When a worker is injured on the job, Maryland’s workers’ compensation system covers medical care and other WC benefits. This coverage includes prescription medications, including opioids. Doctors often prescribe opioids for treatment of pain after an injury at work. However, with the growing opioid epidemic, the question of […]Continue reading

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Many accident victims consult chiropractors (DCs) because chiropractors treat a broad range of conditions and injuries that are common in motor vehicle accidents. Unlike other healthcare professionals who prescribe painkillers to deal with car accident injuries, a DC can use a variety of chiropractic methods to correct spinal misalignments to promote natural healing without the […]Continue reading

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Jason A. Plotkin is a panel speaker at the Maryland Chiropractic Associations’ 2018 Spring Convention on April 14, 2018 (www.marylandchiro.com).  Mr. Plotkin will be presenting Auto Comp: The Role of a Chiropractor in Auto Injury and Workers’ Comp Claims.    This will be a great opportunity for chiropractors to learn about the interplay of workers’ compensation and motor […]Continue reading

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