Managing Acute Pain

Managing Acute Pain

Among the most common complaints that are treated in Chiropractic practice are acute low back and neck pain. These are often idiopathic (which means no specific cause) and in the short term can be disabling and painful. When this pain hits it will greatly reduce...
Selling Fear

Selling Fear

Communication is an often overlooked, but very important aspect of either doctor-patient or therapist-patient interaction. When patients refer friends and family to certain practitioners, it is because they obviously believe that practitioner is skilled in their...
Ability to squat and lifespan

Ability to squat and lifespan

In my daily Chiropractic practice when helping patients with low back pain, one of the first movements I assess is the patient’s ability to squat properly. This may seem like a cruel thing to do to a person with back pain, but is actually clinically very revealing...