Traumatic Myelomalacia: The American Chiropractor Edition

The image below is the cover of the June 1, 2019 edition of The American Chiropractor.   Dr. Erickson is the primary author of an article discussing the Doctor of Chiropractic managing a type of spinal cord injury (traumatic myelomalacia) with a Neurosurgeon (1).   The American Chiropractor is a National INDEXED publication.  According to The American Chiropractor, it is America’s Most Read Chiropractic Magazine.  Under the About section from The American Chiropractor LinkedIn page, they report it is, “The leading chiropractic magazine in this niche market, with over 42 years of presence in chiropractic, mailing to 50,000 chiropractors each and every month.

Balhara (2012), “Indexed journals are considered to be of higher scientific quality as compared to non-indexed journals” (p. 1).   Further, “Medicus has been the most comprehensive index of medical scientific journal articles. It is being published since 1879” (p. 1).   Additional indexed publication databases include MedLine, PubMed, EMBASE, SCOPUS, EBSCO Publishing’s Electronic Databases, SCIRUS among others. There are various regional and national versions of Index Medicus such as African Index Medicus (p. 1).  

Click to read the article.   Traumatic Myelomalacia: The American Chiropractor Edition



  1. Erickson M, Studin M, Edwards J, Wickiser C. (2019). Traumatic Myelomalacia, Diagnosis & Collaborative Management Between the Chiropractor as the Primary Spine Care Provider and the Neurosurgeon. American Chiropractor 41(6) 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28. 
  2. The American Chiropractor (n.d.).  Retrieved from http://theamericanchiropractor.com/
  3. The American Chiropractor (n.d.). About.  Retrieved from  https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-american-chiropractor-magazine/about/
  4. Balhara Y. P. (2012). Indexed journal: What does it mean?. Lung India: official organ of Indian Chest Society29(2), 193.



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