This article by Dr. Tucker appears in the March 15, 2013 issue of Dynamic Chiropractic.
his is part 2 of a three-part series on creating a healthy aging practice to better serve the aging baby boomer population, which likely will comprise an increasing percentage of your patient base in the coming years. Part 1 appeared in the March 1 issue.
Teaching postgraduate seminars has given me the opportunity to travel around the country and see what is happening in our field. It’s great seeing what the chiropractic profession is up to nationwide. I am seeing students shift away from making X-ray markings to learning advanced exercises for whole-body movement. Some of the key differences I see in young doctors today is that they use modern technology and keep evolving. Patients want to have a much more active role, a more consistent relationship with good, caring doctors. That’s why I believe there’s a need for much greater action by chiropractors today in the healthy aging specialty. Read more: http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com/mpacms/dc/article.php?id=56408&aoid=dcnu_20130312_chirotouchMore