If you are one of many people frustrated with an experience in a doctor’s office, you’re not alone. Just like all relationships, not all patients and doctors belong together. Communication and social styles can play a big role in the level of satisfaction experienced by both patient and doctor.
Many patients presenting to our clinic relate how their actual injury occurred years before. In most cases, these patients’ bodies have adapted to their new asymmetrical position long before they see us. For patients to sustainably recover from difficult neck injuries, we need to understand muscle memory and make it work for us.
If you crack your neck from time to time, you’re not alone! You know just how good it can feel to relieve that aching stiffness.
The most dangerous doctor, aside from one that doesn’t care, is the one that thinks they know it all. Health care is complex, and delivery needs to be personalized and dynamic.
It’s time to be a bad patient! In recent years, many health care consumers (possibly including you) have evolved beyond just doing what their doctor told them and have begun to ask questions. This involvement has created tremendous frustration in some authoritarian doctors that demand obedience from their patients.
Do you suffer from back, shoulder, or neck pain? Migraines? Maybe jaw pain? Have you tried various pain-reducing techniques over the years, only to experience disappointment over and over again?
Just as ‘All-you-can-eat’ buffets typically don’t promote healthy eating habits, getting adjusted more often doesn’t typically create better health outcomes.
NUCCA is not quite old enough to deserve a pension, but it is certainly old enough to have some experience with life.
How do you know if you’re healthy? Many people think they are healthy if they feel good. Although feeling good is important, and feeling badly can indicate that something is wrong, using how you feel as the only definition of health isn’t good enough.
One of the best parts about spending winter in Calgary is the break we’re given from the cold by our periodic chinooks.
Whether it’s shooting baskets or reducing misalignments, the training never stops for a professional. Iron sharpens iron, and at The Vital PostureTM Clinic our doctors spend significant time each week training and learning together.