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3 Strategies For Building Your Practice on a Budget

A private practice is a small business, though healthcare clinics and facilities aren’t often perceived as such. While you may have started out your practice as a healthcare professional, you’re probably more than aware how much more there is to it than treating patients.

In all small businesses, your budget plays an important part in how sometimes-limited funds are to be allocated. When your budget is a little strained, it can be hard to see how you can grow your business without breaking the bank. Here are four ways that you can grow your practice while staying on budget.

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7 Tips for Attracting More Patients to Your Clinic

Content updated on 01/07/19

All small businesses face the challenge of consistantly bringing in more business - and healthcare practices like a clinic are no exception. However, while doctors, nurses, and healthcare technicians may have the knowledge and skill to offer exceptional service and treatment to their patients, medical programs don’t usually cover business management skills like marketing. Don’t worry - you won’t have to go back to school for it, and you should be able to make it without breaking the bank. Attracting new patients may take some time and work, but it’s easier than you think.

6 Treatments to Complement Spinal Decompression Therapy

While non-surgical spinal decompression is hugely effective in promoting long-term healing of spinal conditions, in some cases it can take some time before patients begin to see noticeable improvements in pain or ability levels. As a result, many healthcare practitioners have seen success in incorporating other treatments and therapies into a patient’s spinal decompression treatment plan. From short-term pain reduction to treatments that target soft tissues, there are a range of complementary therapies that can boost the effectiveness of spinal decompression therapy.

Adding Value for Patients of Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a highly competitive field, with over 77,000 chiropractors currently licensed in the United States. Because of market saturation in many cities, many chiropractic offices rely on referrals to grow their business. But sometimes, the challenge is just getting that first client in the door, then delighting them so that they want to promote your business. How do you create and add value for your patients?

What Are the Risks of Spinal Decompression?

Back pain is incredibly prevalent in the United States, with roughly 80 percent of adults seeking treatment for the condition at some point during their lifetimes. In some cases, such as disk problems, spinal stenosis, and spinal nerve root conditions, patients are often recommended and see relief from some form of spinal decompression. But what are the risks of spinal decompression?

There are two distinct ways to achieve spinal decompression: non-surgical and surgical. Each option presents its own unique risks and complications that healthcare practitioners and patients should know.

Growing Chiropractic Credibility

To put it mildly, chiropractic care hasn't always enjoyed the best reputation in some circles. Frequently embroiled in controversy both within the chiropractic community and the wider medical world, misrepresented chiropractic results and studies have created a stain upon the profession as a whole. This perception is changing, however, and almost half of all adults in the United States have been patients of chiropractic offices. We’ve gathered three studies from the past decade that highlight a growing confidence in chiropractic.

Real World Results from Spinal Decompression Therapy

While studies and reports are valuable for determining the efficacy of spinal decompression therapy, they’re not always the best way to connect with potential clients. To healthcare practitioners that work with numbers, statistics, and variables every day, knowing the impact on a population is vital to building trust in the treatment. For patients, sometimes what works best is a story. Behind every spinal decompression therapy machine statistic is a real-world success story. Here’s one: