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In the chiropractic field, flexibility is the name of the game. It’s our mantra too. Since we launched in 2005, PHS Chiropractic has become a leader in beautifully designed, customizable chiropractic tables and accessories. We design our base tables to be feature-rich, meeting the needs of the student or new practitioner. Yet as you grow your practice, our tables grow with you: We’ve dreamed up every possible feature, from drops to elevating heights to adjustable head pieces—all easily added to your existing table to broaden your options. It’s all part of the thought and care that we put into each and every PHS Chiropractic product. Made right here in the Midwest at our plant in Watertown, South Dakota, our products reflect our strong values: high quality, integrity, creativity and innovation. The result is a rich line of chiropractic tables and accessories—from our groundbreaking Tradeflex series to our patented ErgoStyle drops—all offering a high level of design expertise, patented features and great value that give you the tools you need to build a successful practice.
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Move Over, R.I.C.E.

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Tuesday, June 02, 2020

The acronym R.I.C.E. stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation and it was coined by Gabe Mirkin, M.D. in 1978 as a way to address inflammation due to injury. Ever since, this modality has been a staple to treat sports injuries and muscle soreness issues. However, just because R.I.C.E. has been the standard, it may not always be the best way to treat injuries or to promote recovery.

Why Choose Spinal Decompression?

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

"My back hurts, Doc." This is one of the most common complaints heard by family doctors. Approximately 25–60% of patients who experience low-back pain (LBP) will report recurrence of pain, many within as little as one year.¹ LBP is the most common cause of work disability in the US.² Many patients on disability for in excess of six months will not return to work, and that number decreases to near zero after two years.³ LBP is also the most expensive reason for work disability in the US.² It has been estimated that 2% of the work force in the US will be compensated for back injuries yearly.³ 

Show Your Upholstery Some Love

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Thursday, March 26, 2020

First impressions matter. Clients pay attention to details, and upon first glance they will notice if your upholstery looks clean and well cared for, or if it appears tattered, stained or in disrepair. Since you have made an investment in purchasing a quality chiropractic table, it is important to keep it clean and in good repair for many years of use, and satisfied customers.

Matting Matters: Q & A with Smart Step Wellness Mats

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Monday, January 20, 2020

Anti-fatigue floor mats promote employee wellness and workplace safety by proficiently reducing stress, strain and improving circulation, all while minimizing joint, limb and muscle aches. The use of high quality, ergonomically sound anti-fatigue mats is a crucial link in reducing pain related to standing long hours at work. 

Safe Standing

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The human body is designed to move. Unfortunately, in today's workplace environment most people have either sedentary jobs, or jobs that require long hours of continuous standing. Office jobs that require sitting at a desk for eight or more hours per day is generally considered unhealthy. Although standing can be a healthier alternative to continuous sitting, prolonged standing can place excess strain on the back, legs and feet. This blog will discuss the benefits of using anti-fatigue mats to lessen the strain.

ADA Compliance: For Chiropractors

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Thursday, December 05, 2019

In 1990, The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) came into law. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas open to the general public, including jobs, schools, transportation and public and private places.1

An Ounce of Prevention with Apollo Lasers

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Thursday, November 07, 2019

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Creating a planned preventative maintenance program for your Apollo Laser unit only makes good cents in the long run uncovering minor issues early to save time and money.

Create a Pivotal Practice Series: Physical Therapy Products

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Thursday, May 30, 2019

Chiropractic and Physical Therapy work great in conjunction with each other. Adding physical therapy to your practice can expand your services, allow you to treat a wider population of people and offer a more wholesome and thorough treatment experience for your patients. Chiropractors can address joint and skeletal issues while physical therapist can strengthen and stabilize the problem areas. Together, treatments can be more effective and convenient for patients. 

Does Chiropractic Office Design Matter?

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Friday, May 17, 2019

Have you ever experienced walking into a new place and the design, layout, and feel of the environment just blew you away? Do you have that feeling every day when you walk into your office?

Explaining Chiropractic Terms to Your Patients

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Do your patients ever give you a confused look after you explain a technique, exercise or position to them? It might be because you were using chiropractic or anatomy terms that they don't know the meaning of.


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It is easy for professionals to talk in technical terms without skipping a beat, however, it is important for you to explain to your patients what these terms mean and how they relate to their care. To help you communicate with your patients more simply, we have put together a list of some common chiropractic terms with a brief definition that is easier for every day patients to understand.