Patient Education Archive:

EXPLAINING THE PATIENT'S OPTIONS

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In our last issue we offered to you a way of explaining the patient’s options under chiropractic care. Because of your overwhelming response we have decided to print it in the Pivot. Every patient who …


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FAILED EXPECTATIONS

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Whenever someone pays for a service or product they have certain expectations. When you take your car to the dealer or service station for repairs, you expect it to be running properly when they have …


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PREVENTING SUBLUXATIONS

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Should chiropractors try to prevent subluxations in their patients? Without a doubt this is one of the most controversial questions among the straights. Many sincere young chiropractors have a concern that by not looking for …


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DIS-EASE

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An interesting television program, of which I only caught the last few minutes, was broadcast the other evening. It was a documentary on alcohol and drug abuse. There was one especially interesting point brought out. …


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CARING IN CHIROPRACTIC

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In the busy day to day activity of practice, adjusting spines, analyzing x-rays, and a dozen other activities, do we really take the time to care about people? Are we concerned about our patients as …


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PATIENT EDUCATION- IS IT IMPORTANT ANYMORE?

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In the past patient education has always been the key to a successful practice. During the period from 1920 through the mid-1970’s those chiropractors who were the best communicators built the largest practices. Those that …


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VERTEBRAL SUBLUXATION – A Deductive Approach

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The two questions that seem to arise in the minds of most people concerning chiropractic are: “Does everyone need chiropractic care?” and “How often do I need to be adjusted?” If we start with two …


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THE ROLE OF FEVER-A Philosophical Explanation

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The experiments of Dr. Kluger and Bernheim at the Department of Physiology, University of Michigan (see Pivot Review, Vol. l No. 2) demonstrate the value of fever as a bodily defense mechanism. This has been …


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THE ROLE OF FEVER IN AN INFECTION

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Those that have a strong philosophical understanding of chiropractic do not need to have it proved scientifically but it always makes us feel good when the scientific community discovers something we have been saying for …


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