These days, patients both expect and desire to be proactive in their care. "What can I do at home for myself?" is a common question in clinics of all disciplines, particularly in the economic environment. Fluid movement—undulation—allows for a high level of patient participation without requiring additional specialized spaces or equipment—and leads to improved compliance and overall clinical outcomes. Kimberly Kohr, DC, a chiropractor and exercise instructor, and Anita Boser, LMP, CHP, author of Relieve Stiffness and Feel Young Again With Undulation, explain how.
The knee joint is unique in any number of aspects
Not only is it the largest joint structure in the human body, but it is also the most complex and the only one that must bear loads that can be up to four times the body’s actual weight.1 Of course, the time when your patients will become the most aware of just how vital the knee is for proper mobility and stability will be when they have suffered a knee injury or have chronic, debilitating knee pain.
Pivotal Health Solutions, a leading manufacturer of premium quality health and wellness equipment for over 20 years, has proudly unveiled its new table, the ME2002 Elevating Table-The Bolt. Specifically designed for doctors of chiropractic, this dynamic table has been designed and built with the highest standards of quality, integrity and innovation. The ME2002- The Bolt allows each practitioner to eliminate the constant squatting and bending while treating patients, leaving them with more energy at the end of the work day.
It’s no wonder chiropractors around the world are rapidly embracing a therapy technology that allows them to comfortably and consistently remodel the cervical curve and reduce forward head posture. As the number one posture concern among doctors and patients grows, so does the need for an effective, long-term solution. A high-tech solution that is easy to integrate, requires very little space and establishes a unique quality in a practice. A solution that gives doctors the confidence to take post-x-rays. A solution that provides patients with objective, visible spinal health improvement.
Whole Body Vibration is a modality that has all the health and wellness benefits from exercise and allows people to benefit from the changes very quickly. By standing for 5-10 minutes a day while doing a few movements to transfer the vibration of the machine into various body regions, you can increase the flow of freshly oxygenated blood into the tissues, enhance lymphatic drainage and generally loosen your up. What exactly are these "movements" or vibrations that help benefit the human body?
An infant being born, even under the most routine conditions, is typically the first cause of spinal stress. As the head of the baby appears, the physician will grab the baby’s head and proceed to pull, bend and twist it around almost in a figure eight motion, lifting it up to receive the lower shoulder and then down to receive the upper shoulder. This action creates significant stress on the spine of the baby.
When skeptics hear the term “vibration” a red flag goes up, because that is a common term used in pseudoscientific jargon. Vibrations are often used to refer vaguely to energy or some physical or even spiritual property that cannot be detected, and is used in a hand-waving manner to explain extraordinary claims.
This article excerpt was written by Tina Beychok on June 29, 2017 and was published by Chiroeco.com and can be found here.
When you ask your patients about the vitamins they are taking, you should not be surprised for them to quickly rattle off a list of vitamin A through vitamin E. However, if you ask them about vitamin K, odds are exceptionally high that your patients will respond with a puzzled look and say, “What’s that? I’ve never heard of it.”
It's inevitable: Chiropractors seem to meet people regularly who say they don't believe in chiropractic.
Want to turn the unbelievers into believers? Statistical data has shown over and over again that chiropractic is successful in reducing pain and that patients of chiropractic are very satisfied. Here are just a few examples:
Fit. Whether it’s our clothing or a new piece of equipment, we all want a good fit. It’s a very important consideration, especially for chiropractors. A treatment table is one of the most important purchases a DC will make, so it is crucial to carefully consider how a potential table will fit your practice, your techniques, your patients and your budget. Steve Keller of ACA Today breaks down today’s tables to help you find the right fit for you.