WFC 10th Biennial Congress

MONTREAL

April 30 - May 2, 2009

WFC 10th Biennial Congress, a spectacular event in 2007 in Portugal, is not to be missed by those serious about where Chiropractic is going in world health politics.

Combined with the ECU congress it was undoubtedly the finest congress I have ever attended.

In 2009 the congress will be co-sponsored by FCER International Conference on Chiropractic Research and the Canadian Chiropractic Association.

Celebrating Chiropractic in the 21st Century

Looking at the list of speakers, one thing strikes one immediately. Whilst some may be desperately unhappy, to both left- and right-wing of healthcare, Chiropractic is being incorporated into mainline medicine. The list of top medical practitioners who are willing to come and lecture on a Chiropractic podium must be very disturbing to those of the pre-Wilkes days.

Or, to put it the other way round: Medicine is being incorporated into Chiropractic. And it's probably very disturbing to some Chiropractors too.

Some will be saying:

"The only problem with progress is that it goes forwards instead of backwards."

Pediatrics

Heiner Biedermann, MD of Belgium and Jeanne Ohm, DC on chiropractic care during pregnancy. Biederman and Ohm also present a workshop on assessment and management of infants.

Seniors

Brian Gleberzon and Amy Freedman, MD of Canada will speak on the quality of life for seniors - respectively diet, fall prevention and wellness; and collaborative care for musculoskeletal disorders.

Integrated chiropractic and medical care

David Eisenberg, MD will speak on how chiropractic andmedical care are integrated at a Harvard teaching hospital.

American Public Health Association

Dr Benjamin will speak to his supportive role of the development and work of the chiropractic division at the APHA.

Headache/neck pain

Clinical cases will be discussed, led by Canadian chiropractic experts.

Lower Extremity

Outstanding speaker Mark Charrette, DC will speak on extremity adjusting.

Chiropratique sans Frontiers

Christian Genest Boudreau, DC and Sister Brigette Yengo, DC of the Congo.

The role of static and dynamic EMG and digital ROM

David Marcarian, MA

Other workshops

Reed Phillips, DC and Ron Rupert, DC

Closing address

Where We have come from and the Road Ahead.

- Gerard Clum, DC

WFC 10th Biennial Congress - don't miss it.

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