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EMBRACE THE SPECTRUM!

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EMBRACE THE SPECTRUM!

Some in the massage profession avoid discussions about courses like "medical massage" or even The Chiropractic-Integrated Massage Practice, fearing it could pave the way for increased requirements for massage schools and massage therapists. I personally don't get involved in political discussions in the massage profession. As far as I'm concerned, that's up to the school owners and association leaders to determine. Nor do I advocate any particular type of massage approach or way to practice, as long as it's legal, ethical and plausible. There will always be a spectrum of approaches and practitioners⎯and a need for all of them⎯ranging from...

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Q & A: Massage & Chiropractic Working Collaboratively

Q & A: Massage & Chiropractic Working Collaboratively

Here is a brief article that Chiropractic Economics Magazine asked me to write that answers questions about how DC's and MT's can work together most effectively and enhance the referral process. Give me a short description of what the practice of massage is. Several massage concepts and approaches exist as is true in chiropractic. A primary massage intention is stimulating the nervous system to help reduce muscle tension, general stress, and pain.  How can massage complement or work directly with chiropractic? And is it better to get it before or after? Massage and chiropractic work most effectively when applied in...

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Here's What's True About Your Practice Success!

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Here's What's True About Your Practice Success!

Having nearly failed in both my massage and chiropractic practices, I found practice consultants who showed me powerful ways to turn things around to create huge practice success without advertising. Sources say 95% of Massage Therapists struggle in their practices or fail altogether. Why does this happen? One reason is they believe that if their hands-on skills are good enough, clients will will naturally refer others and come back for more visits. Unfortunately, this rarely happens. It isn’t that most MT’s lack good hands-on skills. The problem is they never learned how to generate quality referrals and greater client retention by using client management procures specifically designed to...

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Working Integratively with DC’s Enhances Your Success!

Working Integratively with DC’s Enhances Your Success!

Thousands of Massage Therapists already practice in a complementary manner with chiropractic principles and practitioners.  More and more continue to practice massage in chiropractic clinics, and others in private practices interact with DC’s.  But many others have not developed such an integrated type if practice yet desire to enjoy the benefits it provides. It's in yours and your clients’ best interest for you to learn the complementary nature of the two professions, for several reasons. Everyone benefits when you have a deep and clear understanding of foundational chiropractic principles, especially how spinal related conditions affect the nervous system and soft tissue, and vice...

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HOW TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL

HOW TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL

Many of you are already very successful.  But if you are new in practice, or struggling to find the success you desire to have, or want to increase your current practice success, this short video series tells you how you can reach true and lasting success. My life hasn’t been all that easy compared to some. With many stupid mistakes that are too embarrassing to talk about.  Have you too found yourself in the underdog position like so many of us have in our massage careers? Have you wondered how some practitioners successfully found their way through?  You can be...

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