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Terry A. Rondberg, DC
San Diego, Calif.
Doctor of Chiropractic, Author, Speaker, Businessman
Interests: wellness, business, insurance, publishing, chiropractic
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In real estate, they say the three most important factors are location, location, location. In life, I think they're attention, attention, attention. But who can pay attention to anyone or anything anymore, with all the cell phones ringing and text messages coming in every two minutes? People are walking around... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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It seems lately that states and cities are declaring a "day" or even a "month" for everything. There are the old-timers like the official Arbor Day, Earth Day and Peace Day. But the new crop of official days and months proclaimed by governors and mayors include such designations as Connecticut's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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Although the British government continues to insist that the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) is completely safe, a UK court panel -- consisting of two medical doctors and a judge -- has ruled that the vaccine caused severe brain damage in Robert Fletcher, now aged 18, and has ordered the government... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
Here's a new approach to warning people about the dangers of routine vaccines: a new hip hop/rap song and animated music video produced by Mike Adams, best known as the "Health Ranger." His "Vaccine Zombie" video is hilarious yet contains an important message. I hope that delivering the message in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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When we're out looking for a new home, we don't often think about how our choice can impact our health -- but we should! A new study provides evidence supporting a seemingly obvious, although scientifically unproven, link between walking- and cycling-friendly communities and lower levels of obesity. And we all... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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When I first heard of chiropractors marketing a type of chocolate as a "health food," I was a bit surprised and maybe a little annoyed. I'm all for backend marketing of products and services that can really help our patients, but chocolate? I did a little more research and it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
According to the concepts in energy healing and the new biology, our thoughts and intentions are the guiding forces in our lives. What we think about, comes about. That's why it's important for us to think positive and DREAM BIG. That's exactly what Lynn Dowswell, DC, of Orillia, Ontario, did... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
At first glance, the article in the St. Louis Post Dispatch looks like positive publicity for chiropractic. After all, author Cynthia Gregorian states that "Medical doctors now refer patients to chiropractors. A growing number of insurance companies covers chiropractic treatments. And the Higher Learning Commission recognizes Logan College the same... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
I came across this article the other day and thought it showcased everything that was generous and noble about our profession. Chiropractic students practice their craft in Vietnam Brandon Dellechiaie and Amanda Russo were among 15 students from Palmer Chiropractic College's Port Orange, Fla. campus to go to Vietnam on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
In a recent article in the WCA Health Watch newsletter, I reported on research showing that the failure rate for most ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction surgeries is as high as 23.4%. That's probably why the Real Street Interview with Nick Trapasso posted on ESPN.com caught my attention. Nick's an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
Last week, I came across an article online that brought a smile to my face. While many young people are trying to figure out how to retire at 35, some DCs have put off retirement so they can continue serving their patients as long as possible. It's clear from the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
This heart-warming story, printed in the June 28 edition of The Joplin Globe, a newspaper serving the Joplin, Missouri area, spotlights an individual who represents the best of the chiropractic profession: its generous, compassionate nature. The article focuses on chiropractor Roy Meek, DC, who offered adjustments in exchange for a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
Although my preferred exercise routines are yoga and martial arts, I've always been intrigued by Tai Chi. There's something about the slow, disciplined movements that appeal to me. Regrettably, Tai Chi is often associated with elderly practitioners. The first image that comes to mind is several ancient Chinese gentlemen practicing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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There are many good things about growing older, including (hopefully) increased wisdom. Now, researchers have found that the over-50 crowd has another thing going for it: life perceptions are more positive and feelings of worry or stress decline. It doesn't appear to matter whether we're married, have kids, or even... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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"Get out of the office and go to a park." Now there's a prescription I like! A series of articles in the June 2010 issue of the Journal of Environmental Psychology (JEP) all agreed that being in touch with nature makes people feel more alive and full of vitality, even... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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It's been reported recently that more doctors are needed, even though we are already pouring 20% of our economy into healthcare. But the problem isn't that there is not enough doctors, it's that there's too much sickness. The only way to solve this conundrum is to promote healthy eating, exercising,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
Dr. Andrew Wakefield made headlines when his research linked MMR vaccines with autism and bowel disease. But he also made powerful enemies in the drug and medical industries. That's why he was struck off the medical register in Britain and no longer allowed to practice there. The move came after... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
According to a new article on Inc. Magazine's website, one of the best "industries" for business startups is home health care. Everyone from physical therapists to elder care specialists will be kept busy in the future, as the trend away from hospitals and doctors' offices continues. According to Inc.com, nonmedical... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
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Hi friends, I wanted to share this message with you all. It makes me feel good to know BJ Palmer's vision is being fulfilled by the efforts of people like Kelly and so many other wonderful, dedicated people. -Terry Dear Dr. Rondberg, About eight years ago, I was seeing a... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
An informative article on the ChiroOrg Blog reports that some large health insurance companies are trying to sidestep laws of the new insurance industry reforms. The new requirement under the healthcare law passed in March calls for insurers to adjust their spending. Large group plans need to be spending 85... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
Here is an interesting article about how teens overuse of technology is causing problems such as poor posture, sleep deprivation, and obesity. In January, a study revealed that children ages 8 to 18 average seven hours and 38 minutes per day of media exposure. “In those seven and a half... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
An article in The Citizen, a New York publication, writes that an estimated 25 percent of the population suffer from headaches. A recent study focused on people who suffer from frequent headaches, throws chiropractic care in the ring against pain medication. And the winner is...chiropractic patients. Headaches were 37 percent... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
This is a well-researched article about unnecessary backsurgeries and how the cost negatively affects the U.S. government's pocket book and our health care system. Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
Those of you who read my last blog on back surgery might be interested in an article posted today on Yahoo that asserts back surgery is becoming riskier due to kickbacks made to doctors. A study of Medicare patients shows a rise in costly, complex spinal fusion surgeries related to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog
Marketing your Chiropractic business, what works and what doesn't? An interesting article on the effective techniques used to market your business. Michael Beck, DC uses fishing analogies to describe what it's like to find new patients through diversification. We're used to seeing this language when it comes to our financial... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Terry A. Rondberg's blog