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Monday Morning Motivation | Benefit As Long As You Wish

Posted by William Esteb on

William D Esteb

#12 of 13 things every new patient should know: How long you decide to benefit is up to you.

This is where chiropractors with poor boundaries or an inappropriate attachment to what patients do, get into trouble. Helping patients achieve their particular health goals, regardless of how modest, is a far more respectable professional objective than projecting your values onto them. Feeling like a failure because patients want little more than relief is far too common. Investing your life spirit in what patients do or don't do is a recipe for a small, easy to manage practice that permits you to micromanage patients and manipulate or shame them into doing the "right" thing.

"Remember, how long you decide to benefit from chiropractic care is always up to you. Our job is to provide the finest chiropractic care possible, and your job is to determine how much of it you want."

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