Let’s talk with Dr. Lisa Thomson. She is a practice owner, a board member for the California Chiropractic Association, Associate Faculty at Southern California University of Health Sciences, and a writer for Help What Hurts. Lisa will discuss why she started specializing in the treatment of rotational athletes, building a functional practice, and the importance of communication.
“Sometimes we need to be comfortable having difficult conversations. Communication is essential; being able to really listen to our clients and say things that may not be easy.” – Lisa Thomson
Topics covered include:
- How Lisa went from a typical chiropractor to a specialist in rotational athletes.
- Lisa’s experience of taking the TPI course.
- What changes the TPI education made to Lisa’s practice.
- What percentage of clients at Lisa’s practice are athletes versus general population?
- How COVID-19 restrictions changed Lisa’s patient base and business during lockdown.
- Why it’s important to not only focus on athlete clients.
- Integrating rotational athlete assessment into an already busy practice.
- Why you need to know your limits and when to say no.
- Creating a functional office.
- Having good communication and its relation to gaining patient trust.
- Overcoming patient objections about diagnosis.
- Focusing on long term goals in the chiropractic space.
- How Lisa overcame stage fright.
- Tackling the political side of chiro.
- What the future holds for Lisa and her practice.
- What Lisa is excited about in general chiropractic medicine.
- How you can make a difference.
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