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Helping parents with health education

Helping parents with health education

How do you go about educating kids about being healthy? Do you talk about it often during a visit? Do you have a routine or formula that you follow? Is there a certain way that you talk about nutrition with kids? Parents often find it really difficult to get kids to eat their vegetables, or... Read More
Measuring improvements in kids under ‘wellness care’

Measuring improvements in kids under ‘wellness care’

If you are a chiropractor that focuses on wellness care, moving families from the acute phase of care to the remodeling phase  and into wellness care, is of paramount importance. The journey of educating families in how chiropractic help them and the importance of ongoing care is often quite tricky when family members are no... 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
How to welcome back a family

How to welcome back a family

Have you got families that fall in and out of care? They are very irregular with their appointments and come in only when something is feeling ‘wrong’? In this video I cover how to re-start and work effectively with reactive families. Families drop out of care for all sorts of reasons. It could be reasons... 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
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
Adjusting Room Education Opportunities

Adjusting Room Education Opportunities

Stuck for things to say during consultations? Want to educate families more, but cant think of things to talk about that matter? In this video I share three ideas on how you can help educate families and start to change their habits for the better!! Continuing to educate families, particularly the kids, is a very... Read More
The Effectiveness of Posture Photos

The Effectiveness of Posture Photos

Photos are a part of everyday life. They capture a moment in time that can now be remembered forever. When you look back at a photo, you not only remember what you were doing, but also the clothes you were wearing bring back memories, the people you were with allows you to recall friendships, and... Read More
How To Help Kids Feel At Ease

How To Help Kids Feel At Ease

When I spoke with some of my chiropractic colleagues and asked them what they thought about working with kids I heard a few common phrases ‘kids don’t like me’ or ‘I’m not good with kids’, ‘I don’t know how to speak to kids’, ‘I’m scared of kids’ or ‘kids are scared of me’. If you... Read More
How to get your cranial work done with wiggly kids

How to get your cranial work done with wiggly kids

How do you get all your cranial work done with wiggly kids that won’t sit still? Cranial work is such an important part of working with kids, but it can be tricky when the child you’re working with is a wiggle worm! Often a child will wriggle and squirm during their Cranial work not because... Read More