Imagine a bank robber wearing the stereotypical burglar garb. The safe stands open with bags of money piled high as he, in runner’s pose, is making a getaway. In his hand is clutched, not a sack of cash, but a bunch of pens. That’s right, pens. (more…)
Archive for September 2013
I’m always on the lookout to break from the confines of my studio to record another episode of Spinal Column Radio. Whether it’s firing up the mic to podcast on a sandy beach, conduct an interview while soaking in a hot tub, or introduce our show at 2500 feet from the backseat of a Cessna, my creative side is always thinking ahead. Such was the case when I approached Dr. Graeme Gibson for an interview atop the grave of our profession’s first patient: Harvey Lillard. (more…)
[originally published in KCN, September 2012]
The other day I had the chance to be interviewed on an Internet radio show designed to introduce youth to the various professions that have been ranked by the Jobs Rated Almanac as the Top 100 Careers for the next decade. “Chiropractor” ranked number 19.
[originally published in KCN, August 2012]
My problem is that after all these years of going to a good chiropractor, I became very sensitive about when I have a subluxation. It was like this external force was helping me and had become an addiction. Then I suffered when I didn’t have it. What do you recommend about this?
– comment received on “Do It Yourself Chiropractic,” SpinalColumnBlog.com
I hear this concern every once in a while. And while I’m sympathetic to his situation, I feel that painting chiropractic as an “addiction” not only casts the profession in a bad light, but — more importantly — does not address the true nature of his problem. (more…)