By: Alannah k. Levian, RN, ND, DC, DCC Chiropractors like to think of hiring staff as a long-term investment, like high-interest yielding, long-maturing corporate bonds. Fully aware that integrating a new team member requires an initial period of high investment in terms of training combined with low productivity, most of us are content to realize
By: Susan Hoy, CA The past year has been a very busy one for me. Balancing my job as office manager of a busy Chiropractic office, producing my newsletter for Chiropractic offices, and traveling throughout the country giving seminars for Chiropractors and staff has been quite hectic, to say the least. It also has been
By: Peter G. Fernandez, DC Preventing patients from quitting prematurely is one of the most important procedures in a Chiropractor’s practice. There should be a concentrated attempt by the CA to keep a patient on his treatment schedule or from prematurely dismissing himself from care. Keeping patients on their prescribed treatment schedule is imperative—for the
By: Susan Hoy, CA Did you know that referrals don’t come from satisfied patients? The capacity for generating referrals come from excited, enthusiastic patients. The satisfied patient received what he expected. He expected to get better and he did. The patient that received an extra dose of excitement and enthusiasm during the course of his
By: Susan Hoy, CA Our office has been sending newsletters for at least fifteen years. Without fail, our newsletter is sent out on a monthly basis, and I believe it is our consistency that reaps rewards. Last month, because of extenuating circumstances, we made the decision to forgo our June issue, and I was delightfully
By: Pat Gayman, DC “Don’t let your inability to tell the story allow someone to be sick and suffering.” —Elbert Hubbard Every visit is an opportunity to encourage people to think about wellness instead of disease when they think about health. Never let a single opportunity to educate people go by. You may think that
By: Susan Hoy Several months ago, I invited a friend, who is a Chiropractic consultant, to come into our office and evaluate our patient procedures. Of course, I wanted to show off to my friend and I also wanted her to come on a busy day so she could help us tune up our systems.
By: William D. Esteb It’s generally accepted that one of the most essential nonclinical responsibilities of today’s Chiropractic office is a firm commitment to patient education. Few doctors enjoy the often tedious and repetitious nature of patient education, but most offices like the effect of patient education: better patient follow-through, more kept appointments, more referrals,
By: Susan Hoy, CA “I always thought orthotics were too expensive, Susan; that’s why I had difficulty recommending them to patients. When I did, they usually weren’t interested.” This was a comment from a Chiropractor I spoke to recently (who has since changed his mindset, I might add). Yet another comment from a Chiropractor: “Please
By: Susan Hoy, CA Her name is Carolyn and she is my medical doctor’s assistant. My medical doctor gets to see me once or twice a year, but even though I rarely see Carolyn, she always remembers me and makes me feel very special. In fact, it is because of Carolyn that I look forward
By: Dr. Frank A. Corbo, DC, CCRD, QME Three years ago I experienced something I will never forget. I had the opportunity to sit in the consultation room of an oncologist with my father, who had been diagnosed with lung cancer the previous year. I knew the reason for the visit, but my father was
By: Christopher Kent, DC Objective Assessment of the Relationship Between Lower Extremity Abnormalities and Paraspinal Muscle Function Using Surface Electromyography Physical, chemical, and emotional stress may result in spinal problems, including vertebral subluxation. A common cause of physical stress is aberrant posture due to structural asymmetry in the lower extremity. Chronic physical stress caused by leg length
By: Tim Maggs, DC Many Chiropractors would love to become more involved with both industry and sports teams in their area. These same Chiropractors know they could provide tremendous benefits if given the opportunity. The problem arises when they attempt to become involved, as politics and mis-education usually barricades the entry. The Medical Model Chiropractors
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Watch the Video Here This waiting room video serves as an excellent patient education tool that will demonstrate the benefits and uses of orthotics in an easy-to-understand video.
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Watch the Video Here There are Five Red Flags or signs of Pronation. If these signs are ignored and left untreated, foot problems can adversely affect the entire body. This is a perfect example of how pronation can affect the entire body. Moving from the ground up, a person who shows signs of pronation can
By: Laura J. Niznik Marketing is vital to the success of your practice. Without a foot in your market, you will have a difficult time gaining new patients and a tough time retaining those you already have. Therefore, it is essential to put in place a marketing plan based on a decision of what your