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How to Stay Motivated and Thrive as a Chiropractor

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Hey chiropractors! Staying motivated daily is key to achieving success in chiropractic practice. As a chiropractor myself, I know how challenging it can be to maintain motivation in this fast-paced and demanding profession. Here are some tips on how to stay

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Seven Essentials For Growth in Chiropractic Practice

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Listening to my mentors and chiropractors of old was the greatest thing I ever did for growing my chiropractic practice. Twenty five (plus) years later, I can tell you these 7 Essentials continue to return dividends. Wake Up Early Affirmations Cold

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Setting Business Goals and SWOT Analysis

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Setting goals is an important part of running any successful business. Goals give your business direction, help you stay focused, and provide a way to measure progress and success. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re an established business looking to

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The Benefits of Waking Up Early

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. The benefits of waking up early are numerous and well-documented. For many people, starting the day early can provide a sense of accomplishment and productivity that can set the tone for the rest of the day. Let’s explore some of the

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Discover the Power of Self-Awareness with Carl Jung

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Self-awareness is a crucial aspect of personal growth and development. Let’s explore Carl Jung’s theory of the psyche and how understanding the unconscious mind and integrating the various parts of the psyche can lead to psychological balance and individuation. Self-awareness, or

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Humanitarian Chiropractic Mission to Panama June 2020

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. There’s likely no topic I’ve covered more on Planet Chiropractic than CREW Missions to Panama. I’m very excited to be sharing the following information from Lina, Craig, and Stew. 22-28 June JOIN US IN JUNE 2020 You’ve heard so much about

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Living in Harmony with Coronavirus

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. In nearly 25 years of chiropractic practice I’ve yet to miss a day in the office due to illness. This isn’t a brag, it’s not boastfulness, and I’m not saying I won’t die. I am fully aware of the impermanence of

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How My Dog Taught Me Walking Meditation

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. People increasingly ask me what kind of mediation I practice. While I don’t have a formal name to describe my methods, I have combined (and modified) a number of techniques over the past several years. Thanks to a furry angel in

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New Beginnings in Asbury Park New Jersey 2020

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. While nearly the rest of the world was watching the Super Bowl, this past weekend I attended the New Beginnings intensive in Spring Lake, NJ. I was seeking the heart of chiropractic and my heart told me where I could find

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Sherman Chiropractic College Lyceum 2020

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Happy 2020! January is a great time to plan chiropractic travels, and I like to get as many conferences and trips on my calendar as I can. My goal is to get the bulk booked before the month is done. Dr.

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Cleveland University Kansas City Homecoming 2019

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Happy Summer! The folks at Cleveland University in Kansas City wanted me to remind you that Homecoming 2019 is going to be in October this year. There’s an opportunity to earn up to 20 hours of continuing education credit, and meet


The 2019 Planet Chiropractic Awards

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. The nominations were made, the votes were counted, the interviews were conducted, and the winners are finally announced. I know you’ve all been hanging like a chad in suspense of who this years award winners would be. Wait no more. Here

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Planet Chiropractic Chiropractor of the Year 2019

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. This is incredibly exciting. I am thrilled to announce the 2019 Planet Chiropractic Chiropractor of the Year award goes to Dr. Ron Oberstein, D.C. – President of Life Chiropractic College West. 2019 Chiropractor of the Year – Ron Oberstein, D.C. Dr. Oberstein

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Communicating Chiropractic with Dr Tanya Reynolds

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. I am absolutely delighted to announce the 2019 Communicating Chiropractic Award goes to Dr. Tanya Reynolds of Los Angeles, California. Communicating Chiropractor of the Year 2019 When it comes to communicating with Millennials (Generation Y) the chiropractic profession has much to learn. So

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Christopher Kent Awarded 2019 Chiropractic Educator of the Year

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. To the man that held my hand through the unknown world of chiropractic school, I am super excited to announce the 2019 Educator of the Year Award goes to Dr. Christopher Kent. Chiropractic Educator of the Year 2019 Christopher Kent, D.C., J.D. Dr.

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Veteran Chiropractor of the Year 2019

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. I am very happy to announce that the 2019 Planet Chiropractic Veteran Chiropractor of the Year award goes to Dr. Jay Holder. Veteran Chiropractor of the Year 2019 – Dr. Jay Holder Jay M. Holder, D.C., CAP, CASAP, DACACD, FICA has been practicing chiropractic

How I Became a Chiropractic Extreme Sports Expert

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. It all started with a bike ride. It was 2001, and a June Friday morning in Venice Beach, California. I was out for a meditative bike ride on my black Schwinn beach cruiser. While riding and having visions of bringing chiropractic

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Practicing Chiropractic in Amazing Vietnam

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. I love seeing that people are willing to go out and serve new communities with chiropractic care. Everyday I see chiropractors posting classified ads related to the regions they work in, and it inspires me to know they are making positive

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California Chiropractic Association Sponsors AB 888 Opioid Legislation

Sacramento, California – The California Chiropractic Association (CalChiro) is pleased to sponsor AB 888, which seeks to reduce the over-reliance on prescription opioids by integrating nonpharmacological treatments to pain management care plans and, most importantly, ensures that patients are making well informed decisions before an

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You Have Been Misled By Medical Propaganda

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Like many chiropractors that have been in practice for awhile, I have accumulated boxes of chiropractic books, pamphlets, tapes, videos, photos, and other media. While spring cleaning and sorting through some of those materials I came across a 1970s patient education pamphlet authored

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Do This Ten Minute Simple Exercise Daily

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. I am extremely grateful to mentors that have helped guide me along my path. This 10 minute simple exercise in mindfulness comes from the entity known as SETH aka Jane Roberts. I am posting it here for those that are seeking

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Chiropractic Associate Opportunities Spring 2019

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. One of the top reasons chiropractors visit the Planet Chiropractic Classifieds is the search for employment opportunity. Chiropractors are posting positions available for associates, and recent grads (and those seeking alternatives to current practice) are seeking to fill those positions. Back

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My Dog Died Chiropractic Visit

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. It happened again this week. Phone call made to office so a family can come get adjusted. It’s not their regularly scheduled day. The reason for the visit wasn’t due to low back pain, a car accident, neck pain, or a

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Today Will Be Awesome

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Today will be awesome. That’s the reminder at the front desk (usually facing towards me) in our chiropractic office. I certainly prefer this line of thinking to the alternative. This isn’t particularly about being positive, although being positive goes along with

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Chiropractic Rocks Reno Nevada 2019

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. I am so excited with the chiropractic events I’m seeing on the calendar for 2019 in the US. So many awesome opportunities for chiropractors (and staff) to gather with our family and get filled with spizzerinctum and vitalistic energy. There’s a

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New Student Center Opens on Sherman College Campus

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Sherman College of Chiropractic celebrated its commitment to Spartanburg and to principled chiropractic education during the opening of the Thom and Betty Gelardi Student Center February 8 on the college’s 80-acre campus in Spartanburg, SC. About 600 guests attended, with many

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Life West Response to ACA Choosing Wisely X-Ray Guidelines

From: Life West Communications Life Chiropractic College West Responds to the ACA’s ‘Choosing Wisely’ X-Ray Guidelines In direct opposition to the Choosing Wisely initiative that has been delivered by the American Chiropractic Association, Life Chiropractic College West believes firmly in the use of spinal imaging

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Room 1 Chiropractic Seminar Las Vegas

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. I’m excited to share news about an upcoming chiropractic seminar that features some of my favorite speakers. The event is taking place in Las Vegas (a great location for conferences) on April 19th and 20th, 2019. I don’t receive as many

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Science of Chiropractic and Lifestyle Seminars

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Dr. James Chestnut’s Science of Chiropractic and Lifestyle Seminars are coming to Las Vegas starting in April 2019. Each module is a stand alone 12 hour Continuing Education approved seminar. The Evidence-based Chiropractic and Wellness Lifestyle Certification Program (C.C.W.P.) Module One begins

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Cleveland Chiropractic University Kansas City Inaugural 5K Race

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Cleveland University in Kansas City is having a 5K run on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The 5K run/race begins and ends on campus at 10850 Lowell Ave., Overland Park, KS US 66210. CUKC Chiropractic Health Center Move for Life 5K The 5K run/race

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February Sherman Chiropractic College News

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Sherman Chiropractic College publishes a monthly newsletter called Sherman Shares, it features news about Sherman College, upcoming events, continuing education opportunities, research news, and activities on campus. I’m sharing some of the highlights from this months newsletter here. Interns Join Chiropractic

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35th Annual Life West Golf Classic

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. The 35th Annual Life West Alumni & Friends Golf Classic will be held on May 9, 2019 in Walnut Creek, CA. This years event will be at the Boundary Oak Golf Course, a municipal course in the East Bay that boasts an 18-hole championship