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Episode Info: What does it mean to be healthy? Most people don’t even know what health is. Dr. Miller explains health, chiropractic care, and the importance of prevention when it comes to our overall wellbeing. Plus, Dr. Miller dives deep into what it takes to grow and run your own chiropractic practice.This episode is hosted by Dax, partner at FIRESIDE, a marketing services company for small businesses.Dr. Jason Miller is the co-founder of PostureWorks and is a recognized expert in wellness and lifestyle science. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Miller serves as an instructor for Chiropractic BioPhysics Seminars, teaching lectures at four chiropractic colleges and two medical schools. Dr. Miller has been honored with many awards, including the LCCW Presidents Circle, the 2007 Chiropractic BioPhysics Outstanding Achievement Award, and was named Chiropractor of the Year at the 2013 Chiropractic BioPhysics International Convention. His most significant accomplishment, however, lay within the many lives he has touched and the blessing he feels to be able to help so many people not only add years to their lives but life to their years.In this episode, Dr. Miller opens the show discussing the meaning of chiropractic work. It’s a drugless health profession. They focus on the physical and structural aspects of a person’s health. We all start breaking down over time. Like any machine, the body gets wear and tear. A chiropractor will try to slow the wear down. Plus, they focus on being proactive and prevention-oriented. Most of Dr. Miller’s patients are already in a crisis situation. However, chiropractors can better serve people by doing maintenance before a considerable problem occurs. Our habits are worsening our degenerative processes. Even elementary kids are experiencing degenerative processes. Both the pain levels and degenerative processes are popping up more often among younger generations.A person who is in a crisis situation has a lot more work to do. They need to stop the crisis and build more strength into their body. It takes more work for both the patient and the chiropractor to accomplish those goals. Someone who hasn’t been through a crisis is a lot less work. Our society has completely lost track of what it takes to maintain one’s health. In fact, most people don’t even know what health is. What does it mean to be healthy? Most people think being healthy means that you do not have an active complaint. However, we should be living a lifestyle that our body needs. In general, we should be building in preventative work into our health routines. Dr. Miller knew he wanted to run his own practice. He spent a lot of time working on his business plan. However, it was printed the day the stock market crashed in 2008 – no bank would look at the plan. There were times when Dr. Miller and his partner were worried about finances. They were never worried about providing care, though. With no marketing budget, they did some gorilla marketing an...
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