Selecting an Instrument Adjusting System: Adjust Your Thinking First
It's not something chiropractors like to consider, but performing manual adjusting or positioning patients is not without its hazards to the DC. In fact, one study noted that as many as 40 percent of chiropractors had suffered a serious injury within the first five years of practice from either manipulating (67 percent) or positioning (11 percent) a patient.
The Office Design Opportunity
Call it the "Pullman car" phenomenon. Tight, long hallways. Doors to the left and right. Decor that hasn't been updated in years. Other then a cramped waiting room, the classic railroad car is a pretty apt description of far too many chiropractic offices.
Working With Distributors: Service, Not Price, Comes First
There are a number of companies that sell supplies to doctors of chiropractic, but most DCs order supplies and equipment from only a small handful of distributors. More than 70 percent of the profession is aware of each of these companies.
Nearly Half of DCs Report Negative Experiences With Billing Services
Our recent Dynamic Chiropractic PracticeINSIGHTS poll asked: "What is your experience with billing services?" While almost one-third of respondents (30 percent) had no opinion either way, almost half of clinicians who took the time to respond had either a negative or a very negative opinion (48 percent), and felt that billing services just couldn't adapt to what their specific office needed.
5 Great Ways to Build a Successful Relationship With a PI Attorney
Personal-injury (PI) cases are neither easy nor are they usually resolved quickly. Winning takes patience, teamwork and a great deal of trust. Here are a few easy ways to build that trust right at the beginning of your relationship with a PI attorney.
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