Optimizing a Champion

International heavyweight boxer Fres Oquendo is gearing up in Orlando, Fla., for his next big fight. RockTape Instructor Danny Porcelli (@ddporcellidc) is prepping him to go stronger longer with RockTape, RockBlades, RockFloss, and more. Check out behind-the-scenes footage to see how we help a Pro Boxer prepare for a match. For more info on products mentioned in this article or …

Peripheral Nerve Series – Structure, Function, and Pathology of the Ulnar Nerve: What you need to know

Ulnar Nerve Injury The ulnar nerve is a mixed sensorimotor nerve that arises from the medial cord (C8-T1 nerve roots) of the brachial plexus and may also have contributions from the C7 nerve root. It passes down the anteromedial aspect of arm lateral to the brachial artery piercing the medial intermuscular septum as it courses from the anterior to the …

Dr. Rafael Escamilla

PhD, PT, CSCS, FACSM

Step outside the world as you know it…and Thrive

The journey of true discovery lies not in finding new lands but in looking through new eyes.   – Marcel Proust Whether we realize it or not, we exist within mental constructs. Albeit invisible, they dictate our thoughts, feelings, actions and, consequently, results. All psychological problems, suffering, and unfulfilled desires are the byproduct of these invisible mental constraints. To create an …

Avoid patient drop-outs, maximize treatment results

Patients have better results when they stick to their care plans and complement their in-office care with a home exercise program. Unfortunately, many patients miss appointments, don’t follow their HEP or even drop out of care altogether. These patients will likely be frustrated with their results. They may start to question the value of your care, and they will probably …

Dr Kevin Wilk PT

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Follow This 9-Step Action Plan for the Health of Your Practice

Question: “Dr. Kotlar, I want to make sure I’m doing everything right from a compliance standpoint. What do you recommend?” Answer: I am a frequent speaker at many chiropractic conferences nationwide and one of the most common statements I hear attendees say is that they want to make sure they’re doing everything right. My typical response is “make compliance a …

Dr Marty Kotlar Chiropractor Target Coding

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

Help patients get fit…and promote your business at the same time

Some of the best exercises you can incorporate into your programming or share in a group class at a marketing event, require simple, fun equipment, which can many times challenge even the fittest among us. Exercise bands are a great example of a low cost, low-tech tool to help your patients create stability and strength, while improving overall fitness, without …

Kelly Eterovich

National Account Manager, ELIVATE Fitness

Creating a Customer Service Culture

Let’s visualize your practice as a puzzle, and all the elements that make up your practice are the pieces. Your services are pieces of the puzzle, one piece for chiropractic, one for massage, one for rehabilitation…you get the picture. There are also pieces for your products, supplements, equipment, and so on. There are pieces for your competitive and fair pricing …

Lori Allen

Lori Allen

Featured Presenter and Educator

Technology is great…but when should you keep it ‘Old School’?

Technology. Never has a word stirred so much excitement, desire, and anxiety all at the same time. Of all the professions out there, the Health and Fitness industry has been one of the slowest to adopt technology. I mean no one else is writing notes, using notebooks, and scanning documents regularly. Question is, why are we so slow to adapt? …

Yves Gege

MSPT, CMP, CF-L1

Deductibles, Co-pays & Co-insurance: Info you need to know

Deductibles Are Too High The recent increase in deductibles and co-pays has negatively affected many patients and practices. If you’re out-of-network, do you have to collect the full deductible? Is it possible to waive a portion of the co-insurance? Should you lower your fees to improve patient compliance? Let’s Discuss Fees Let’s begin by discussing fees. There are 3 factors that usually …

Dr Marty Kotlar Chiropractor Target Coding

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS