Regardless of unique practice characteristics, nearly all chiropractors need simple, practical tools to develop and nourish referral relationships with patients, PCPs, and attorneys. In this week’s blog, we’ll share three of our top referral-generating infographics for you to use right away. (You’ll be blown away by #1)
If a patient can’t remember what happened five minutes ago, can they remember the pain they had six minutes ago? In today’s blog, you will receive three things:
1. Dr. Steele’s answer to this question.
2. Six practical solutions you can implement today for patients suffering from chronic pain.
3. A bonus webinar with the most up-to-date info on chronic pain.
Access these three things now!
A patient presents with plantar heel pain that surges when they step out of bed in the morning or start to walk. If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking of plantar fasciitis. But before you jump into your homerun treatment protocol, did you rule out the widespread and frequently overlooked # 2 cause of this complaint?
The good news is that evidence-based providers can nail this diagnosis too! Check out this week’s blog and video tutorial to learn how to quickly identify and successfully manage the top imposter for plantar fasciitis.
Today’s blog will answer these three questions:
Have you ever wondered what to do with patient presenting with a vertebral compression fracture? How can you identify patients suspected of a compression fracture? What options does a patient have suffering from a compression fracture?
If you are curious as to the answer to these questions read more!
Fact 1: In 2017, the American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline for LBP advised PCPs to recommend what you and I offer (spinal manipulation, heat, massage, acupuncture). (1) Fact 2: For the past three years, the majority of PCP’s have ignored those recommendations. (2)
Check out this week’s video blog to learn a straightforward strategy that can dramatically increase your PCP referrals with minimal effort.
Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraines, and Vertigo respond to spinal manipulation and SNAG mobilizations. How do you incorporate these two treatment methods for every patient who needs them? At the end of the blog, download my go-to condition report for every patient with Cervicogenic Vertigo in my office!
What’s your go-to treatment for the most common cause of lateral hip pain? A new BMJ study compared three different strategies (including two used by you and me) and found that one had superior results, while another left patients feeling disenfranchised.
Check out this week’s blog to find out what you’ll want to avoid, plus our top 10 evidence-backed tips for managing a hip problem that affects up to 25% of the population.
Historically treatment for low back pain involved routine imaging, medication, and avoiding physical activity. Today most doctors recommend the use of frequent imaging, medication, and avoiding physical activity. Patients believe that routine imaging, medication, and avoiding physical activity are helpful for LBP. When will this madness stop? It will stop with you! Want to know how? Read more!
Did you know that less than one in five practicing chiropractors have an effective plan for this question? Unfortunately, that leaves the remaining contingent of DC’s struggling to solve this challenge. This week’s blog details our top four strategies for attracting and keeping new patients. Check it out for potent samples and straightforward implementation steps to help fill your schedule now!
A 34-year-old female patient presents to your office with a dull achy sensation in her buttock and thigh. Symptom severity and frequency have progressively increased over the last month. She has seen other chiropractors. Unfortunately, they have been unsuccessful with spinal manipulation as their primary treatment. In this blog, we will enhance the traditional SLR test with a new twist to differentiate the etiology of this patient’s symptoms more accurately. Do you want to learn a valuable new orthopedic examination today?
Pelvic floor dysfunction significantly impacts the quality of life in up to 1 in 4 women. Problems range from stress incontinence to inadequate core stability and chronic back pain. Unfortunately, many chiropractors have a limited skillset for this ubiquitous problem. ChiroUp’s newest protocol summarizes the current best-practice management for this condition, including expert advice from more than a dozen providers who treat and teach pelvic floor dysfunction.
The goal of every chiropractor should be to treat every patient for LIFE—just not for the same diagnosis! Every patient should feel safe and confident in your care to solve any problems as they arise throughout their lifetime. Some diagnoses require in-office care, while others may respond to the right self-directed changes at home or work. Check out this week’s blog on how to incorporate a “Self-Care Only” option into your next treatment plan.
New research in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery has highlighted the most accurate tests for diagnosing rotator cuff pathology. Watch the ChiroUp docs show you how to incorporate these most useful tests into a quick and precise best-practice shoulder evaluation that answers these four essential questions.
This week’s video blog covers 9 reasons patients suffer from ongoing plantar fascia-mediated pain. (HINT: It’s often not Plantar Fasciitis!) Then, Dr. Steele will give you the exercises, stretches, treatments, and patient education materials to help you solve these sometimes tricky cases.
This week’s video blog will demonstrate the essential tools to solve this frequently overlooked runner-up that burdens up to 6% of the population. You’ll learn the top assessment, treatment, and nerve flossing exercise for this condition in less than three minutes! Check it out now!
Interscapular, shoulder, and thoracic pain often share a common cervical etiology -but not always. Evidence-based chiropractors must use orthopedic testing to identify if the pain is due to a local pathology versus neurologic referral. Practitioners must employ their knowledge gained from the patient history, clinical symptoms, and intuition to select the optimal physical exam components needed to identify the correct pathology. Sometimes, these evaluations resemble more of an art than a science!
Check out this week’s blog to learn more about one maneuver that may ultimately be the difference between a satisfied patient and a negative google review.