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Implementing Progress Exams

Implementing Progress Exams

Do you incorporate progress exams in your care plans? How frequently do you complete them? It can often feel daunting to introduce progress exams into your routine if it isn’t something you and your families are used to. In this video I go through some of the easy ways that you can book progress exams... Read More
How to make a toddler more comfortable

How to make a toddler more comfortable

Some kids are completely wary of new people. Stranger danger is stronger in some kids than others. So how do you make a child more comfortable when he or she is extremely wary of new people or cry’s every time the family comes in for their adjustments? Today I share 6 easy to implement tips.... Read More
3 Top Benefits Of Using Posture Pictures

3 Top Benefits Of Using Posture Pictures

Posture pictures are being used more frequently by chiropractors as a tool to engage parents and show changes and improvement to posture under chiropractic care. So what does a posture picture actually tell us, other than the obvious? In this video I discuss three things that using posture pictures can highlight and how they relate... Read More
3 ways your CA’s can help you work with families

3 ways your CA’s can help you work with families

Chiropractic Assistants are crucial in practice. They are the people who ensure that your practice runs smoothly and efficiently. Here are three ways your CA’s can make working with families easier! When you are working with whole families there are certain days that a family will be in your practice for an extended period of... Read More
Backpack Checks & School Kids

Backpack Checks & School Kids

Do you care for schoolkids in your practice? How do you take care of them in the New Year? What do you do to get kids ready for school? As chiropractors focused on well-being and long-term health, we play an important role in childhood development. In this video I go through some of the easy... Read More
Communicating The Big Idea

Communicating The Big Idea

How many families have you started care with that now don’t come regularly or have stopped coming entirely? Do you often think that families that drop out of care are doing so because they ‘just don’t get it? How many families that you are looking after reach wellness care? How many of your families are... Read More
How to explain the role of pain to parents

How to explain the role of pain to parents

One of the hardest things about working with young children, particularly babies is that they can’t tell you when they are in pain or feeling uncomfortable. So what do you do in your examination when you realise that a baby is in pain? How do you show the family? How do you explain this? Perhaps... Read More
Building On From Good Technique

Building On From Good Technique

There is more to a great practice then good technique. Build strong relationships with families.  There is more to being a chiropractor than just having great technique. Building a long-term relationship with families, having structure, setting health goals and knowing how to do all three of these are some of the most important skills that... Read More
Baby Wearing – Information For Our Families

Baby Wearing – Information For Our Families

Do you get questions from parents about baby carriers? Which carriers are better than others and why? It’s important that we emphasise the importance of baby wearing and which features are the most important to look for when choosing a carrier. In today’s video I go through the answers to these important questions, so you... Read More
Symptoms vs Function – What parents care about

Symptoms vs Function – What parents care about

Are you stuck between wanting to help kids be symptom free but wanting to talk about wellness and long-term health? Do you want to build your paediatric practice by improving kids bodies to work better, as well as helping kids with back pain and headaches? Symptoms  vs Function – What parents care about In this... Read More
Primitive Reflexes, Postural Reflexes & Development

Primitive Reflexes, Postural Reflexes & Development

Primitive and postural reflexes…. Milestones and development! What does it all mean? What’s the best way to help parents get their head around it all? In this video I take you through the explanation I use when I’m working with a young family. I remember when I first started really looking into paediatric developmental care... Read More
Outcome Measures That Matter

Outcome Measures That Matter

What’s the point of doing an initial examination if you are not going to use the data collected to compare the scores at a later date? In this video I am going to go through 3 outcome measures that matter and need to be routinely tested during your progress examinations with kids. Having trouble viewing... Read More