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Top 5 Ways to Engage Chiropractic Patients

In general, chiropractors make the mistake of looking at the world through the prism of chiropractic and not from the point of view of their patients. If they could do so, chiropractors would realize that few patients actually have the interest to pursue long treatment plants. In short, chiropractors care … Read more

6 Delicious Foods that Will Reduce your Pain

We tend to equate healthy diet with deprivation. This is not always the case. Imagine being able to reduce your pain as a direct result of eating delicious foods that you thought were forbidden. When patients come to see me in pain, they sometimes have trouble imagining being out of … Read more

A Pain-Free Chiropractic Experience

As I look at my practice and the service I provide to my patients, I try to look at the experience from the patient’s point of view. I also try to look at other industries as inspiration for ideas I can apply to my practice. In the tech industry there … Read more

The Insidious Nature of Chronic Pain And Quality of Life

I had an interesting experience some years ago. I developed low level pain on my right shoulder blade. Basically it was a slight misalignment of my rib head. The odd thing about it was that it never got bad enough that it reached my full level of consciousness. It did … Read more

Auto Accident Injuries and Chiropractic Care

My heart goes out to patients who come in due to auto accident injuries. I know full well that the injuries that occur in what appears to be even a low-speed accident can severely jar a patient’s body and result in severe pain. Without proper treatment, the risks become higher … Read more

Chiropractors Specialize in Treating Joint Misalignments

As the old joke goes, “a specialist is someone who knows more and more about less and less until they know everything about nothing”. The field of medicine is full of specialists. Not surprising when one considers the enormous complexity of the human body. The problem is that specializing in … Read more

Patterns That Arise as I Evaluate and Treat Chiropractic Patients

After practicing for almost 20 years as a chiropractor, I have definitely seen patterns that occur as I evaluate and treat patients. Some of them are bit difficult to explain. Why do knees tend to misalign laterally much more often than medially? Others are more obvious. The forward head posture … Read more

Clicking And Popping in My Knees – What Does It Mean?

I recently had a patient who came in for neck pain. When I asked her my usual follow-up question of what else she might have going on, she expressed significant concern about clicking in her knee during exercise. Her concerns were well-founded. Clicking in the knee, or any joint, may … Read more

Foot Scanning Machine for Plantar Fasciitis and Foot Pain

I have to admit I am a bit of a geek when it comes to new technology. Even more so when those innovations that can directly help my patients. So I was happy when we received our updated foot scanner from Foot Levelers. For quite a few years now we … Read more