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Top 4 Reasons Patients Trust in Chiropractic

Okay, first post out of the way!

Now time to share with you why our office has on average, 12,000 visits per year for the last 5 years. The key to building a successful relationship with our patients is Trust.

I have been mentored by two successful doctors, have read a plethora of books and listened to many audio CDs relating to successful people in all professions. I have found this single trait of trust, to be the precedence.

There are several reasons to how trust is built before the patient even enters the office. I will share the top four:

In selecting a chiropractic office, most patients in our office are referred to us by a friend, family member, or co-worker who gives them the initial trust relationship. Other patients have commented on the professionalism of our website, Verizon Yellow Pages or Clarke advertisements that lead them to make an appointment with our office.

Once in our office, patients enjoy the personal attention that our staff gives them, as well as …

Liscensing of the Chiropractic Specialty

Chiropractic, which comes from the Greek words “chiros” and “praktikos” meaning "done by hand", was founded in 1895 by D. D. Palmer.   Chiropractic, which is now practiced in over 100 countries, is a well recognized health care profession used to diagnose and treat mechanical disorders of the spine and musculoskeletal system.

After completing an equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree, a  Doctor of Chiropractic takes more hours in Anatomy, Physiology, Diagnosis and Neurology than those in typical medical school programs.

These three years of extra hours of study, require the following:
Year 1: Study of basic sciences that are the foundation of chiropractic, including: Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Diagnosis and Neurology, along with Pathology and Bacteriology. 
Year 2: Chiropractic Technique, X-ray and Practice Management are added.
Year 3: Devotion to caring for patients in an outpatient clinic setting as well as business preparation. 

A Doctor of Chiropractic will take four Nati…