April 2, 2015

Tracy's Tips

You Can Help Build the Practice by Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk

Four Keys to Overcome Practice Stress


Tracy's Tips

Greetings to the best CA's in the world! Isn't that what we should all be working for? Let's become the best in THE WORLD at what we do! The Chiropractic Assistant is here to give you the tools to do just that!! You'll want to take special notice of Four Keys to Overcome Practice Stress by Keith Giaquinto, DC, on page 8, because remember, the climate of the entire office is reflective of YOU! If the Chiropractic Assistant is stressed, then the patients and the entire office become stressed.


You Can Help Build the Practice by Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk

As a chiropractic assistant, you have a lot of influence on your patients. Often, you'll spend as much, if not more, time with patients as the doctor does. You also have influence on the doctor. You are his or her support, and your doctor will look to you to help grow the business.


Four Keys to Overcome Practice Stress

Many factors contribute to properly managing a chiropractic clinic, such as marketing strategies, patient flow, billing issues, staff problems, and time management. It takes training, study, skill, teamwork, and experience to be able to run a successful practice.



What is Torticollis? The term torticollis is derived from the Latin words tortus, for "twisted," and collum, for "neck." It also may be referred to as wry neck or loxia. In essence, the condition involves spasm, or dystonia, of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM).


Why Wait? Jump-Start Your New Year’s Health Now!

Here we are again, pulling into the final stretch of another year, and soon the holiday season will be upon us. During the holidays, we come together with family and friends to celebrate all the good fortune (large and small) in our lives. These celebrations are locked in traditions that have been in existence for centuries, so they are hard to change.


The Head Bone’s Connected to the Neck Bone: The CA, ICD-10, and Basic Anatomy

Many chiropractic assistants—and more than a few DCs—are feeling overwhelmed by ICD-10. It is, after all, the beginning of a new area of chiropractic documentation and billing. However, there's an opportunity here that CAs might be missing.


Two Years Later He Was Dead

One of our patients, Vicki, had brought her husband in for an exam. Her husband didn't seem to want to be there. It was obvious that he was only there to satisfy his wife. She had been a patient of ours for several months and was experiencing good results from her care.

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