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  • Kristina (Kris) L. Petrocco-Napuli, DC, MS, is currently an associate professor at National University of Health Sciences-Florida. She completed her doctor of chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College, following graduation she entered into a post doctoral fellowship program within chiropractic technique.  She also received a master’s degree in instructional design development and evaluation from Syracuse University.
  • Dr. Petrocco-Napuli has a strong interest in women’s health, chronic pain and integrative care. Petrocco-Napuli is frequently sought after as a national speaker and has a strong interest in clinical and educational research.

Show Notes

  • Fascinated by the chiro table as a child, started getting adjusted at age 4.
  • After gradation, started her own clinic while teaching.
  • Focus on women’s health and how chiropractic can help the medical field.
  • Women are traditionally the health guides of the household.
  • 57% of women are in the laborforce. Females roles are changing in society.
  • Listening to the female patients entire story is very important in treating them.
  • Problems are always multi-factoral.
  • Know Yourself, Change the World – article by Parker Palmer.
  • Talk about products that alter body chemistry ? a way to connect to womens’ issues and educate them, and get their attention.
  • Action steps:
    • New docs – You are ready! Don’t be afraid to reach out to experienced docs.
    • Experienced docs – Dig deep in your toolbox and reinvigorate your care. Investigate yourself, reconnect with yourself.
  • Biggest challenge – starting her own practice. Having confidence in treating people, and learning about business.
  • Personal heroes: Dr. Ken Pagett
  • The history of our profession is important to know and appreciate how far we have come.
  • Rituals: Belief and Trust
  • Book: The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
  • Best business advice: “Treat the patient not the billfold.”
  • Being authentic and true with people means a lot.
  • Twitter: drkrispn
  • Facebook: Dr Kristina Petrocco Napuli

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