It must be an incredible feeling to be an instrument of relief. It probably produces profound expressions of gratitude. The kind that most people rarely experience in their work.
You deserve it. You paid dearly for it. You made many sacrifices that most patients will never even know about. In fact, you may still be making them.
By the way, thank you.
Thank you for embracing the principles of chiropractic.
Thank you for trusting the inborn ability of the body to heal.
Thank you for avoiding the temptation of taking credit for what the body does when nervous system interference is reduced.
Especially when so many patients want to give you the credit.
When patients lose faith in their own body, they are often inclined to place their faith in you. Perfectly understandable. Avoid the temptation if you can.
Give them the credit for wisely choosing safe and natural chiropractic.
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 Parker Seminars and other chiropractic gatherings since 1985. He is the author of 12 books that explore the doctor/patient relationship from a patient’s point of view. His chiropractic blog, in-office consultations, patient focus groups and consulting calls have helped hundreds of chiropractors around the world. His Monday Morning Motivation is emailed to over 10,000 subscribers each week.