Occasionally I encounter a chiropractor who has bought into the notion that he or she is a second-class citizen because they aren't a so-called "real doctor."
I remind them that...
Chiropractors work with the nervous system which regulates and control the function of every cell, tissue, organ and system of the body.
Chiropractors produce profound results by revitalizing the life force—without relying on chemicals to hijack or fool the body.
Chiropractors are the true health care providers, relying on methods that respect the intelligence and wisdom of the body.
Chiropractors receive extensive training in nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices that likely enhance the length and quality of life.
Chiropractors have a remarkable safety record—from newborns to the elderly, and that most "side effects" are often positive effects.
Chiropractors are beholden to no others, refusing to be a shill for pharmaceutical companies or durable goods manufacturers.
Never, ever apologize!
Bill Esteb has been a chiropractic patient and advocate since 1981. He is the creative director of Patient Media and the co-founder of Perfect Patients. He’s been a regular speaker at chiropractic gatherings since 1985. His 12 books explore the doctor/patient relationship from a patient's point of view. His chiropractic blog, coaching program, patient focus groups and consulting calls have helped hundreds of chiropractors around the world. Since 1999 Monday Morning Motivation has been emailed to over 10,000 subscribers each week.