Inside the Body and Mind of a World Class Adjuster

You are sitting in a class or seminar watching one the world's best adjusters demonstrate adjustment after adjustment, and you're wondering to yourself, “how does he or she do that”? 

Hopefully, some explanation of determination and application of what adjustment to deliver was communicated.  Often, what’s happening inside the person providing the adjustment...

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Navigating Tough Business Times

In stressful times like the current COVID-19 challenge we are all dealing with, I wanted to write about some of the things we can do with our practices. Some of these ideas come from Tom Peters, the famous management consultant. Here is my list.

Go to work earlier and stay later. You can work on your practice rather than in your practice. You may not have as many patients as normal, so work on...

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Exam Is Key

Many in the modern manual therapy world emphasize the need for a patient examination that pinpoints the best treatment approach.  Craig Liebenson, D.C., for example, in his Spinal Rehabilitation, 2nd edition, textbook places importance on patient categorization for condition specific treatment, hence better clinical outcomes. A study titled "Sub-grouping Patients with Low Back Pain: ...

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Who Wants to Be an Associate?

At MPI, we are routinely asked whether we would recommend that a new doctor start a practice or work as an associate.  Conversely, we are routinely asked whether the established practitioner should bring in a new associate, and how that can work for both parties.  This article will address those questions. First from the perspective of the new DC and then from the owner DC’s...

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