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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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How To Tell Clients You Can Help Their Lower Back Pain

How To Tell Clients You Can Help Their Lower Back Pain

If you're like most Massage Therapists you see the effective results that your work can facilitate when treating clients with lower back pain (LBP). Your clients often feel a significant reduction in their LBP, in both acute and chronic situations. "Proving" that your work can actualize these results can be tricky and frustrating because the public and the science-based communities want to see studies backing up your claims. But there are several client management methods you can successfully use when dealing with these and other similar situations. Here's one: Although no one study or even group of studies provides definitive proof, certainly not close...

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