Helping Your Diabetic Neuropathy Patients

If you have patients who are living with diabetes, chances are you are no stranger to making diagnoses of neuropathy.  While some patients (even those who do have nerve damage) might experience no symptoms at all, about 60 to 70 percent of diabetics experience pain, soreness, loss of sensation, tingling in the extremities, and even…

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Helping Patients with Alcohol Induced Neuropathy

One of the most serious—but rarely discussed—conditions resulting from extended alcoholism is alcoholic neuropathy.  One of the reasons for its relative obscurity in the public discourse, aside from difficulties inherent in any discussion of substance abuse, is that much of the empirical evidence linking neuropathy and alcoholism is somewhat vague.  Still, there is ample correlation…

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Doing Everything You Can For Your Cancer Patients

Cancer brings many challenges into the lives of your patients… Treatment options… Disruption of normal activities… Fear, anxiety and depression… When treating your cancer and post chemotherapy peripheral neuropathy patients, it’s easy to become focused on just the disease itself and the symptoms.  But don’t overlook their emotional and psychological issues.  These can be as…

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Still Ignoring The Social Media Revolution?

Still Ignoring The Social Media Revolution? Twitter… Facebook… Blogging… Online articles… Search Engine Optimization… These terms are becoming as much a part of the modern chiropractic, medical or physical therapy practice as Preferred Providers and deductibles. We all know that people are looking for everything online but chiropractors and physical therapists have been some of…

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New Year's Resolutions for Your Private Practice – Part 5

And finally, the last two suggestions for making this the best year your practice has ever seen: Be a perpetual student You don’t have to break the bank on continuing education but you do have to continue to learn.  Business today is changing constantly – not just in the health care field but in marketing,…

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Think about how your practice (and your life!) would be different …

Think about how your practice (and your life!) would be different if you were to be the only game in town, with a solution for a problem afflicting over 20 MILLION patients nobody else around you has! Dear Doctor, I spent most of this past Tuesday recapping 2010 with my top-level clients and it really…

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Harnessing the Power of Private Practice Email – Part 2

You can also use the power of email for: 1. Sharing Good News When you have a patient with a particularly outstanding outcome, ask them for a testimonial and if they are willing to let you share their results with other patients.  Few things will ever build confidence in your practice faster than the timeless…

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Harnessing the Power of Private Practice Email – Part 1

In our last article, we talked about the importance of effective communication in growing your practice. This week, we’ll talk about one of the most effective communication tools available to the chiropractic, physical therapy and medical practice… The almighty email… If you have a patient list (and who doesn’t?), you have at your disposal one…

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