First impressions are made within the first few seconds of meeting a new person or being in a new environment, and patients, whether new, prospective, or current, form an impression of your office based on a thousand small details that together set the tone of your clinic environment.
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.
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.
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.
Our FMST (Fluid Motion Soft Tissue) Tools are used to effectively and gently manipulate tissue over all surfaces of the body, reduce scarring, control pain and improve joint and muscle flexibility. They were thoughtfully designed to be efficient and effective at the same time. Here are a few of the top features:
Both ultrasound and cold laser are treatment modalities commonly used in physical therapy, sports medicine, chiropractic and beyond. They are both used to provide a therapeutic effect on tissues of the body. Generally, they are used to:
One of the products that we find to be successful in a chiropractor's Pivotal Practice is the DOC Decompression Table. This table is used to perform non-surgical spinal decompression therapy, which is a type of traction therapy that works to stretch the spine over time and offers your patients pain management, lower back and neck pain relief along with optimal healing for bulging, degenerating or herniated discs among other conditions. With pre-programmed and fully customizable treatments, it can be used by a variety of patients.
Since our launch in 2009, PHS Chiropractic, a brand of Pivotal Health Solutions, has become an industry leader in beautifully designed, customizable chiropractic tables and accessories. Our products are built to help practices succeed. We are constantly moving forward and improving, striving to deliver unmatched value to our customers in product, service and performance.