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The famous Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport Iowa has received a $100,000 grant by the Regional Development Authority (RDA) to support campus development plans. A state-of-the-art learning and study environment is one of the first planned major projects for the campus. Dennis Marchiori, D.C., Ph.D, chancellor and CEO of Palmer announced that the grant will “enable the college to continue its tradition of delivering leading...
AB 888 (Low) the California Chiropractic Association’s (CalChiro) sponsored legislation passed the Assemly Appropriations Committee on a 15-0 vote, with just three members abstaining. The California Chiropractic Association is asking for all members to reach out to their local Assemblymenber to express their strong support for AB 888. The bill is now heading to the Assembly Floor for a full vote of the house. The Association has...
Have you heard about the Clinic Challenge Experience at Sherman which is designed to help students make the transition from classroom to chiropractic internship? Fifty four interns have just completed the challenge during the spring 2019 quarter. The challenge is a rope course on campus which presents a variety of “challenges by choice” using ropes, pulleys, walls, poles and platforms. Students use problem solving skills and...
Wow, that is quite a mouthful. Good thing scientists don’t typically write poetry, yikes! Over the weekend, I was at my annual Activator Methods seminar. I’ve been advanced rated since before I even graduated from Palmer.  It’s nice to go every year, get a refresher and learn about some of the new research they have had their hands in.  One of the advantages for the Activator technique is, is that the instrument...
Is it just me, or does it seem like everyone is getting knee replacements lately? Ok maybe not everyone is getting them but I have patients in their late 40’s and early 50’s with total knee replacements.  The procedure does not seem to be reserved for little old ladies anymore.  With the advancement of technology which allows people at younger ages to qualify and the tidal wave of baby boomers do you feel totally...
With our lives getting more hectic, to-do lists getting longer and the constant pressure to be “on” 24/7, I think we are all looking for ways to get more out of life with a little less work.  As the old adage says “work smarter, not harder” here are 10 things you can implement immediately to reduce stress and increase productivity.   Create a Morning Routine...
Facebook can either be an amazing ally in the advertisement of your Chiropractic Practice or it can be allusive, frustrating and a tangle of algorithms.  Previously, FB was a simple and relatively effective means of getting the good word out about your business but now with over 2 billion consumers using the platform, ads have to be flashy, concise & compelling.  It’s stiff competition out there but using some of these...
As with 95% of the blogs I write, the inspiration for them come from my own experiences and mishaps inside my own businesses.  Once again, life has given me another topic to discuss.   Wikipedia says, “ Onboarding , also known as organizational socialization, refers to the mechanism through which new employees acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviors in order to become effective organizational members and...
It’s that time of year again to break out the resolutions to make 2019 the best year ever!   It’s finally going to be the year I lose “X” amount of pounds, pay off debt or take that once in a lifetime trip.  Heck, I like all of those and I would think most people living in the US or the UK would feel similarly.  Here’s the deal resolutions don’t work, and neither do goals unless you...
Has the “man” got you down and now you ready to serve justice by being the “man or woman” yourself? I’m only kidding but has the entrepreneur itch seized it’s grip on you?  Are you tired of not running the show, being told when to show up and how it’s done?    Maybe you are one of those fiscally responsible folks who has been hoarding your paychecks under your bed waiting for...
Have you been posting your resume here, there and everywhere with no luck? I recently discovered that resume writing is a true art form and a matter to be taken very seriously.  In today’s job market where having a four year degree sometimes only gets you a barista position at Starbucks it’s imperative that your CV and/or resume is  glistening with professionalism, expertise and an easy to read format to find your...
Article Review from Dynamic Chiropractic Vol 36, #11   I think deep down, it’s a secret wish of all chiropractors to have a wellness based practice. Think about it, patients who come in before they have a problem?! What a novel idea ( smirk) .  No insurance companies, excessive forms to fill out or fighting tooth and nail to help patients understand the value and importance of regular adjustments which, all sounds...