I’ve been thinking a lot about the topic of today’s video recently. Many DC’s I’ve worked with are getting into the wrong kinds of relationships with their patients. It results in them shooting themselves in the foot.  Even worse, it prevents their patients from achieving their ideal results, and from generating genuine and enthusiastic referrals.

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Let’s be honest – these situations suck. A patient has been doing really well and is so enthusiastic about their recovery. They go and tell everyone about you, and book their partner in, telling you “They’ve had a bad back for ages, I’m sure you can help them!”  And then they turn up. Arms folded,

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Does patient centred care make more money? I’m guessing that if you’re reading this, your first reaction to that question was something like “I’m not in this job for the money!” Great, me neither! Fortunately, my experience has been that this is true for most practitioners. And my content doesn’t’ generally appeal to the few who are

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 In this video, I wanted to share one of my favorite strategies for getting better results – Values Based Care. It’s a term that’s popping up more in the literature these days (including the paper that inspired today’s post). But much like “patient-centred care”, how to actually do it is rarely mentioned. Finding out what really matters

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If you’ve been in practice for very long, seeing that phrase has probably raised your BP a few notches… It’s not that you don’t want to help out patients. You’re probably also glad to show them how you can help with more than just the issue they came in with. It’d just be nice to not

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Estimated reading time: 8 minutesWarning: Contains original Star Wars references that may be unintelligible for under 30’sOver the past 15 years, the phrase “patient-centred care” has gone mainstream. Initially something my lecturers would mention at college, it’s now being used across both the research world and by clinicians themselves. Whilst there’s a lot of good things about

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