Educating Parents Archives - Dr Jacey Pryjma

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3 Simple Ways To Empower Parents

3 Simple Ways To Empower Parents

Bruce Lipton always talks about how a person cannot grow when in fear or stressed. Bringing up kids can be one of the most stressful things a human can do. We have the opportunity to work with families and positively change the physiology of parents when in the room, making them feel confident that they... Read More
The Best Toys To Have In Your Adjusting Room

The Best Toys To Have In Your Adjusting Room

Where there are kids, there needs to be toys. Toys provide a form of entertainment, they can be useful during your examination and they can also help engage kids in their chiropractic experience. So what are the best types of toys you need to have in your practice? We want our practice to be full... 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
Moving from problem based to long-term function focus

Moving from problem based to long-term function focus

I recently had a question from a chiropractor who asked me what to do or say when a family starts the consult with  ‘can you see changes yet, how are things going? The chiropractor didn’t know how to tackle these questions, particularly because they wanted to steer the family towards wellness care, and felt by... 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
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