If patients think your adjustments are doing the healing, you've created an unhealthy co-dependency that obscures the truth.
Showing up as a "fixer" is an all too common symptom of underperforming practices. It makes the relationship about you and what you're doing, rather than the patient and the potential their maker gave them to heal from the inside out. What they bring to your table is more important than what you do on the table.
This week, be slow to accept credit for the progress mentioned by patients. Similarly, be slow to become defensive when patients seem frustrated over the pace of their recovery. Instead, be curious about what other factors may be preventing the healing process from manifesting.
In the same way your car keys merely unleash what was built into your car when it was manufactured, adjustments help release what each patient was given by their maker. Taking credit for it is tempting, but unwise.