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When Kids Get You in Trouble

When Kids Get You in Trouble

Have you ever been in trouble from the kids in your practice? This week I was caught out! I was in so much trouble from a child that comes into our practice that I just wanted to tell you about it! In this video, I’ll go through what you need to do to avoid this... Read More
9 Tricks That Make Your Exam Easier Part 1

9 Tricks That Make Your Exam Easier Part 1

When you perform a function-based examination there is a lot to get through. It can feel tedious and tiring for the child if you don’t have strategies to make the process fun and engaging to ensure that you get through your exam. This is 1 of 3 videos where I will go through 9 ways... Read More
How to Start Your Regular Consult With Kids

How to Start Your Regular Consult With Kids

Want to wow your families? Want to engage the kids in healthy decision making between appointments? When working with kids, we want to make the experience something that is wonderful but also something that actually changes the way that they work at home. We want to talk to them about how to take care of... 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
How To Motivate & Praise Kids

How To Motivate & Praise Kids

I’ve always believed that being healthy and learning how to be healthy is a fun thing. How cool is it we all have a body that is just so smart that it knows how to self-regulate and heal all the time – when the nervous system is happy and healthy. In this video I share with... 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
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
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