Patients are confident in Osteopathy

It’s very easy to get despondent with regulations and compliance and what may feel like restrictions on your freedom to practice but here is some good news about osteopathy…..people love it! The June/July 2015 edition of The Osteopath magazine gave some results of a survey of public perceptions of osteopathy with some good news to use in your marketing.  I am highlighting information from this article. Three most important attributes that give confidence and trust in a health professional are: A recognised level of education and training Providing good-quality advice Continue Reading »

Do you have a growth mindset?

A friend who works as a teacher was recently enthusing about encouraging students to have a ‘growth mindset’.  It sounded intriguing and so I looked into it and found some really interesting information which opened my eyes to traits which I am sure you will recognise from clinical practice. You probably want to see growth as a practitioner but the question is what are the labels on the x and y axes of our graph? What is a growth mindset? Professor Carol Dweck of Stanford University has spent the last Continue Reading »