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5 questions every DC should ask for self-reflection

Spending time in self-reflection is an essential part of understanding your role in the lives of others. What often distinguishes busy, thriving chiropractors from those who are merely surviving is that successful chiropractors tend to ask better questions.

Spending time in self-reflection is an essential part of understanding your role in the lives of others. What often distinguishes busy, thriving chiropractors from those who are merely surviving is that successful chiropractors tend to ask better questions. When these chiropractors do spend time in self-reflection, they get better answers. And having solid answers to the following five questions can bring clarity, focus and a sense of peace READ MORE >>

Mastering the musculoskeletal assessment

General terms like low-back pain, neck pain, and sciatica do little to define the nature of the injury. Therefore, consider using a functional musculoskeletal assessment system to better assess, classify, and treat muscle and joint related injuries.

Too often, manual therapists label a patient’s condition in a way that does not provide adequate information about the nature of their dysfunction. Terms like shoulder impingement, tennis/golfer’s elbow, osteoarthritic knee pain, and even more general terms like low-back pain, neck pain, and sciatica do little to define the nature of the injury. Therefore, consider using a functional musculoskeletal assessment system to better assess, classify, and treat muscle and joint related injuries. READ MORE >>

Build your brand with social media

It’s not just student DCs wondering how to position themselves and their practice for success. Building a brand with social media is essential whether you have been in practice only one day or for 50 years.

One of the most common questions students ask as they begin their career is, “How can I start building my audience and brand before or right after I graduate?” And it’s not just student DCs wondering how to position themselves and their practice for success. Building a brand is essential whether you have been in practice only one day or for 50 years. A brand is how you distinguish your practice from your competitors in your consumer’s eyes; it’s how someone will choose you as their chiropractor. READ MORE >>

 

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