Doctor search

It is very important to pick a doctor, stick with them and have your kids stick with them.  The reality…this doesn’t happen.  There are many reasons why!  How can I convince you to try?

I will lay out a good argument. Here it is:

You will be happier, healthier, have lower health costs, be able to make goals and achieve them, get answers to your questions at a reasonable time and have it be applicable to your health.

So where to start?

Do you have goals for your health? Short term, long term? If so, write them down.  If not, make some and write them down.

Once your goals are in front of you ask yourself this question: Can my doctor help me with these goals or are they something I need to work on alone? Secondly, if a doctor could help but not the doctor you see now…it’s time to start investigation and asking around for a primary care doctor to be your doctor.

Things to look for in your doctor: Do they practice prevention or treatment styles that match your beliefs? Do they have the hours you are looking for?  Is the location good? Do you like the ambiance of clinic? Are the staff friendly? Will your doctor be around for a long time to take care of you?  Will you afford care there?

With all the health care changes in America we are all on this crumbly rock of uncertainty.

My health care model in my clinic is patient centered.  Because I am not contracted with any third party insurance company I am able to have lower costs and great patient doctor relationships.  When patients come into our office they know how much it will be for their visit and it is paid before they leave.  This means no surprise bill in the mail later on and no fighting about cost and services etc. This is how health care should be.

Know your goals, write them down, interview and find the right primary care doctor and stick to them for a long time.  You will be healthier because of it.

 

Looking for a doctor in MN? Please contact us for care or referral to another clinic in your area (651) 633-4291 or http://www.PTBodyTherapy.com

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#youarenotalone

Today there are so many things to keep track of, especially as a parent.  Pat yourself on the back guys for making it this far in life.  #TheStruggleIsReal for all of us.  So now have you tried metatation, diets, deep breathing like in Yoga, stretching, exercise, food preperation, etc?  Well, you are like many.

Here is a tip for all of you reading this. (#FoodForThought) What I tell my patients is simply this: less is more.  Start small, be mindful and learn about the things your heart seeks.  This means to choose to cook your meal, go outside and throw the ball with your kid, wake up the first sound of your alarm, drink water and sometimes say “NO” or “Not today!”.

I see patients at my practice all the time that need me to facilitate their care and give them direction and confidence to get there.

We don’t see the change that is occuring because we are the ones that are in our bodies and the people around us are mostly around too often to notice the clearer skin or the whit you used to have come back again.  These are things that you have to be mindful of and have a professionally devoted individual help you with.  That is why I am here.

TO all of you struggling right now in your daily life, here is some #RealIncouragement for you.

  • you’re human
  • you’re strong
  • you’re loved
  • you’re accepted
  • you’re ABLE

Now go and do nothing for a moment accept BE!

The 411 on Goals

today is the day…

This is what you think when you wake, before the feet hit the pavement. Then…the next thought is CRUCIAL!

Don’t think after that first thought. Don’t talk yourself out of the first thought:) you GOT this if you just DO what your first thought said to DO.

Goals are simple if they are done day to day and adjusted to align once a week, biweekly or monthly. Sometimes I set up long term goals and look at them quarterly.

Know yourself and create goals to help your faults first. We all have hurdles and faults that need to be addressed before we set the goals to the MOON.  Small steps, slow and steady will get you to your largest goals.

HAVE FAITH!