Veteran Shelly O’Connor served our country proudly but got some injuries in her low back, neck and knees that causes her issues to this day. She finds relief with chiropractic care but it still can limit how much she does in her clinic. She goes into detail about how that influences her clinic setup, hours, adjusting style and everything else geared to allow her body to function optimally for the patients.
Can girls do science? Dr. Shelly worked in a chiropractic clinic and had a strong passion for it, but she didn’t like touching people and ended up being disheartened with the inner turmoil in the chiropractic profession. However, she found the sciences right up her ally and even created philosophy groups while at Sherman Chiropractic College.
Controversy 1: Does chiropractic have any basis for being in the allopathic Diagnosis insurance game?
Controversy 2: Are management companies for chiropractic worth their grain of salt?
Controversy 3: Should a doctor have a regular job out of school while building a client base? Minute 47ish
Controversy 4: Should you give a full blown care plan OR let the patient make the decision when to come in to feel awesome however often they want?
Controversy 5: Do we injure necks with heavy hitting supine diversified adjustments?
You have to learn business because it can be difficult to ask for money. If you can’t get paid, you don’t get to help anyone. A student on fire for getting rid of subluxations and minimal adjusting skills may tend to give away care because they want to help so many people, but you have to get paid for your services.
If the body can integrate that force from the doctor in a positive way, then the adjustment will work and the body will heal/ correct itself. What’s her theory on why are you going to a MD and what are the expectations once you do go?
Emotional, physical or mechanical forces have overwhelmed your nervous system and created a subluxation.. the why this happened is unknown.
Students, get a regular job, keep it simple in the office (low overhead) and income based repayment for the loans (no she is not a tax person so seek professional advice). Listen to her other money saving tips.
You don’t have to have pain to adjust a client #behindthecurtain
Everyone needs what you have, why aren’t they coming in your office and Payments they can afford?
Your heart is in it to save lives, but you need to learn biz skills to keep door open
If you need money, the patient gets repelled. When you are comfortable with money you don’t reek of desperation
Overdrive is her go to APP for audio books. It’s linked to your local library and therefore its FREE.
She has been enjoying autobiographies of influential political figures and a few others link Tina Fey.
Show notes can be found at www.adoctorsperspective.net/30 here you can also find tweetable quotes, links to things mentioned and the Travel Tip
I want to apologize to Dr Shelly O’Connor (not er) for the typo in your name. Seriously not sure how that got overlooked based on how much work is put into each episode, but I am sorry and everyone please enjoy the content because that awesome-ness has not be altered.