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Ohio House of Representatives officially names October 2015 as Chiropractic Awareness Month

As Adopted by the House

131st General Assembly

Regular Session H. R. No. 209


Representative Cupp

Cosponsors: Representatives Antonio, Bishoff, Buchy, Slesnick, Schaffer, Smith, R., Young

A  R E S O L U T I O N

Designating Ohio Chiropractic Awareness Month, October 2015.

WHEREAS, The members of the House of Representatives of the 131st General Assembly of Ohio, for the reasons herein after set forth, wish to designate October 2015 as Ohio Chiropractic Awareness Month; and
WHEREAS, Chiropractic is a healthcare practice based on the musculoskeletal system and its disorders, which affect the general wellness of the body. Doctors of chiropractic practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that can include the manipulation of the spine and joints to reduce pain, restore mobility, and maintain health; and
WHEREAS, Since Dr. Daniel David Palmer performed the first chiropractic adjustment on a patient in 1895, chiropractic has promoted musculoskeletal health, overall wellness, and disease prevention through good nutrition, regular exercise, and restful sleep. Doctors of chiropractic, through regular interactions with patients and their communities, and in collaboration with other healthcare providers, are instrumental in teaching people about the conservative-care-first approach to health; and
WHEREAS, Increased public awareness of chiropractic is important to conservative healthcare treatment and to containing increasing healthcare costs, and Ohio Chiropractic Awareness Month will be instrumental is this worthy mission; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That we, the members of the House of Representatives of the 131st General Assembly of Ohio, in adopting this Resolution, designate October 2015 as Ohio Chiropractic Awareness Month; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit duly authenticated copies of this Resolution to the Ohio State Chiropractic Association and to the news media of Ohio

NEW RESEARCH: Chiropractic Proves More Effective than Standard Medical Care in the Military

BY: D. Scott Ferguson

DC, William J. Owens DC, DAAMLP

 Mark Studin DC, FASBE(c), DAAMLP, DAAPM

Many people suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives.  Most will seek the advice of a healthcare professional. However, many times this care is fragmented and not based on current evidence and can result in poorer outcomes. When considering outcomes, all doctors must consider creating a diagnosis, prognosis and then conclude a treatment plan. It is that treatment plan, which then determines the outcome after an accurate diagnosis. Many times, low back pain patients seek solely standard medical care and bypass a more effective chiropractic solution. This type of self-referral and physician triage has also been prevalent in the military and asks the question based upon outcome studies, is that in the best interest of both the military and the general public?  

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Patriot Project Welcome Col. Bruce "Snake 6" Crandall to Board


Dr. Timothy P. Novelli is at the Halo for Freedom event this weekend, and is thrilled to introduce the newest Patriot Project board member.  Col. Bruce "Snake 6" Crandall is retired helicopter pilot from Vietnam and Medal of Honor Recipient.  

Chiropractor uses magnetic resonance therapy to treat wounded veterans

Jessica Holbrook business writer

Leroy-Petry_-Don-Ballard_-Tim-Novelli_-Magnesphere.jpg_MaxW_650.jpegLike many veterans, Leroy Petry has trouble sleeping.

But when Petry, a Medal of Honor recipient and retired U.S. Army master sergeant, reclined in the Magnesphere, he fell asleep in minutes.

“I felt so relaxed. It felt great,” Petry said.

The Magnesphere is the latest piece of equipment in chiropractor Dr. Tim Novelli’s arsenal for treating wounded veterans...

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Medal of Honor Recipients Celebrated by Patriot Project


Content by WKYC's AJ Ross @AJRoss_WKYC

NORTH CANTON, Ohio -- No capes or superpowers were needed for a group of real life heroes honored Wednesday night in North Canton.

Four Medal of Honor recipients along with several other decorated members of the military were recognized in a parade and special ceremony to bring awareness to chiropractic care for vets.

Hundreds of onlookers waving flags, along with military past and present stood in solidarity and support of the group of heroes.

"Coming from a unit that doesn't always get a parade or a welcome home except for the families and those close to's been breathtaking," said Master Sergeant Retired Leroy Petry, who received the Medal of Honor for his bravery in Iraq.

During combat Master Sergeant Petry says he noticed an enemy grenade...

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