I despise the word “subluxation”.
And this time, I’m not even ducking.
Throw all the stones you want – it still has to be said: we shouldn’t use “subluxation” to describe Chiro-Enemy No. 1 (the ol’ “bone out of place”).
In fact, we really can’t use it and remain legitimate.
Continue reading “Ends in ‘-ubluxation’” and other chiro-vocab adventures
[Insert monosyllabic mildly-cynical laugh here]
Before I wade too much further into this pool (ocean?) I should probably throw this out there…
DCs don’t typically become DCs without possessing a thick(er-than-most) skin. This is an unfortunate necessity, but I think it ultimately benefits us. Part of our unique acquired skillset includes the ability to let roll off practically any hair-brained comment from pretty much anyone…including our own brethren.
Continue reading Disclaimer…
[Comes to, stands up, looks around…]
OK. I think I like it here. Time will tell. And I’m at least superficially anonymous (you’ll have to dig a little to find out who I really am), so I think I can talk freely. After all, I’m a safe distance (in terms of both time and geography) away from my alma mater and my degree and licensing eligibility no longer hang in the imbalance.
I’m a DC. That stands for Doctor of Chiropractic, which DOES mean that yes, I’m a real doctor. More often, though our headspace often gets caught somewhere between kneejerk business owner and used car salesman.
Continue reading Unknown waters