How Your Patients Benefit from 23andMe and Similar Pharmacogenetic Tools

How Your Patients Benefit from 23andMe and Similar Pharmacogenetic Tools

September is Healthy Aging Month! Because so much of our health is tied to our genetic makeup, we wrote this post about the importance of knowing and taking detailed family health histories. Read on, and share your favorite checklists, surveys, or tools for gathering this...

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How Physical Therapy Changed My Life in Just 15 Days

How Physical Therapy Changed My Life in Just 15 Days

More times than I can count, I’ve been asked: “How long did it take for you to start feeling better?”  I met Sandy, my physical therapist, when I was wheelchair-bound and in constant, horrific pain.  So, I’m sharing this journal entry, written 15 days after meeting Sandy.

And to answer the question: It took less than 15...

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How to Apologize to Your Patients: Why You Should Say “I’m sorry” More Often

How to Apologize to Your Patients: Why You Should Say “I’m sorry” More Often

Imagine for a moment that the patient couldn’t sue you.  How would it change your behavior?  Would you be honest? Would you…<<GASP>>…apologize?  I’d venture a guess that you’d exclaim, “I’m...

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