Posted tagged ‘maintenance care’

Magical Chiropractors

November 1, 2013

Magic Hat[originally published in KCN, November 2013]

“What separates a good chiropractor from a great —or magical — chiropractor?”

That was the question I was confronted with when a novelist from Italy reached out to me for technical assistance with her latest book.  I’ve been asked a lot of questions about chiropractic since I first stepped foot in the profession twenty-one years ago, but never this one. (more…)

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Expect Miracles: Loud and Silent

October 4, 2013

[originally published in KCN, October 2013]

The developer of the chiropractic profession, BJ Palmer, used to imprint upon the walls of his office: “Expect Miracles.”  Why?  Because we chiropractors are afforded a front row seat to witness them everyday as we serve our patients.  It’s pretty amazing!  But it’s greater than you might think.

Expect Miracles (more…)

Maintenance Care: Medical Study Applauds but Misses Point

August 22, 2011

[originally published in KCN, November 2011]

Every once in a while a health care study comes out that makes you stop and say…

“Now why didn’t someone think of doing that earlier?”

Well, such a study recently hit the pages of the prestigious medical journal Spine. (more…)

Chiropractic: a lifetime sentence?

October 16, 2009

[originally published in KCN, July 2000]

Jail Time“You know, once you start, you have to go for the rest of your life.”

That’s the buzz on the “playground of life” — and one of the many aspects of chiropractic that has been misrepresented by the uninformed.  But then again, this is the “playground” we’re talking about — a setting in which we are all too easily attracted to hearse and rumors to formulate our opinions.

“Is it really true?” you wonder.  The questions multiply.  “If you do go, will you get addicted?  Is chiropractic a lifetime sentence?”
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