Patient Care Archives - Chirotouch

Chiropractic Patient Education: Why You Need It and 5 Ways to Do It

Highlights Patient education helps people understand the cause of their symptoms so they can plan for long-term treatment. A patient who understands what their chiropractor is doing for their body is more likely to respect them and follow their recommendations. You can educate patients with visual, auditory, and tactile learning opportunities. Consider hosting seminars, increasing […]

The Importance of Mobility and Flexibility in Today’s Chiropractic Practice

Flexibility and mobility aren’t just treatment goals for your patients. Mobile, flexible chiropractic practice management systems are crucial for modern chiropractors who want to thrive. Society and technology are changing at breakneck speeds. In fact, technological change is accelerating at such a rate that your practice needs to remain flexible and adaptable to keep meeting […]

A Day in the Life of a Chiropractor

Every day, chiropractors must rely on a unique skill set to assist their patients. A chiropractor needs to be able to discuss each patient’s problems and then provide the necessary treatments. But while chiropractors spend most of their time treating their patients, successful providers do much more than that — they are responsible for seeing […]

How Often Should You Communicate With Your Patients?

Overview:    Good patient communication should always have a purpose in mind.  There are many reasons to communicate with patients, and the ideal frequency will vary.  Research shows the ideal frequency for appointment reminders is three reminders a week, including the day before and a few hours before the appointment. Practices need to respect patients’ […]

Chiropractic Reduces Need for Opioids but May Be Hard to Access

Highlights A new study showed that chiropractic care could prevent the need for opioid painkillers for many chronic pain sufferers. There are many barriers to getting chiropractic care that must be overcome, however. New research could bolster the use of chiropractic care for people with severe, chronic pain, but can enough people get access to […]

How to Choose Chiropractic Practice Management Software

Highlights:  When evaluating new chiropractic practice management software or chiropractic EHR, practices should look for: Expertise. Was it designed by experts specifically for chiropractors? Ease of use. How easy is it to access, to learn, and to use? A completely integrated system. Is it a truly integrated system whose functions work together seamlessly? ChiroTouch is […]

ChiroTouch Sets the Standard in Chiropractic Practice Management Software Technology

As a chiropractor, you might feel that you are constantly doing paperwork instead of helping patients. Many chiropractors are passionate about providing care but are less interested in administrative tasks. Regardless of the size of your practice, you can’t afford to waste time typing the same information again and again, looking for misfiled patient records, […]

How to Transition to a Cloud-Based Software

Chiropractic practices are paper-intensive. From patient intake forms to diagnostic charts to SOAP notes, chiropractors have been using paper-based recordkeeping systems for decades. However, since the introduction of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in 2009, all health facilities are required to keep electronic health records (EHR) to improve patient care quality and efficiency while […]

6 Best Practices for Keeping Patients on the Calendar

Highlights: This article discusses 6 best practices for encouraging your patients to continue their chiropractic care:   Begin retention efforts from day one. Use online scheduling.  Send automated reminders and messages. Create a comfortable environment. Ask for patient feedback and testimonials.  Use quality chiropractic practice management software. Patient retention is important not only to your […]

How Automated Exercise Programs Can Boost Patient Retention

Highlights:  Exercise helps patients with both chronic health conditions and injuries to recover better and have less pain. Sending automated exercise programs to chiropractic patients through email can make chiropractic visits more effective. Patients will sense that treatment is working and want to continue. Chiropractic care is important for correcting imbalances in the body’s functions […]

To Keep Your Practice Top of Mind, Keep Your Patients Informed

Highlights:   Keeping patients informed through educational blog posts does more than keep your practice top of mind (though it does that, too). A quality blog builds trust in your practice and drives increased traffic to your site. Posting regularly and promoting the blog through email and social media can retain existing customers and gain […]

Tips for Adapting to a More Digital Chiropractic Practice

Highlights:    The pandemic accelerated the adoption of digital technologies in chiropractic care. Practices will need to adapt to patients who want digital conveniences like online appointment scheduling and advanced electronic payment options. Automated features can help practices save time and streamline their processes. ChiroTouch is the best chiropractic practice management software and chiropractic EHR […]

How to Increase Revenue Within Your Practice Using DME

Watch this webinar to learn DME Basics 101. Hosted by Dr. Brian Blask and featuring Dr. Anthony Crifase of DocShop Pro, attendees will get a crash course in durable medical equipment and chiropractic including how to select which DME to offer, implementation, and DME’s positive impact on patient outcomes not to mention your revenue! Register […]

Keeping In Touch: Getting Patients to Come Back Post-COVID

Highlights:   92% of chiropractic practices have seen a decline in patients during the pandemic due to fear of being infected.  92% of practices report patients having more chronic pain related to working from home and stay-at-home orders. Practices can be proactive about getting patients to return to appointments.  Alternative methods of care, like telehealth, […]

Podcast Episode 19: Exercise Prescriptions and Improved Patient Outcomes

Podcast Episode 18: Exercise Prescriptions and Improved Patient Outcomes In this episode, Dr. David Cruz of WebExercises discusses the connection between exercise prescriptions and improved patient outcomes including the features and benefits of the software-integrated exercise tool, CTSmartFit, which is available to ChiroTouch users.