April 1, 2019 -- Logan students got a glimpse into
life as a chiropractor during a “Journey in Chiropractic” program last Tuesday organized by the
Women’s Leadership Council and Logan’s Diversity Committee.
Moore, DC (2011), Suzanne Seekins, DC (1990) and Tiffany Daniels, DC, MCS-P, fielded
questions regarding what they love about chiropractic, challenges they’ve faced
in practice and things they wished they knew when they were a student.
best choice I ever made was to become a chiropractor,” said Dr. Seekins, who has
been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Seekins works in a group practice alongside
other chiropractors and massage therapists serving patients living in the
Naples, Florida, area. She said the collaborative environment allows her to
rely on her colleagues for expertise, scheduling needs and support.
Daniels, a solo practitioner in Lexington, Kentucky, said she has a great deal
of appreciation for her associateship. “The chiropractor I worked with taught
me so much and pushed me to become an independent contractor,” she said.
Moore, who practices in Atlanta, Georgia, encouraged students to find what
resonates with them, whether it’s wanting to work in a specific location or
treating a certain demographic.
all agreed that when it comes to chiropractic, the profession as a whole must
do a better job in educating the public. “Even as far as we have come,
communication continues to be a struggle,” said Dr. Daniels. “But the tides are
turning, and I believe a better day is coming.”
Moore agreed, saying that people still don’t know that chiropractic can be used
to help treat conditions related to pregnancy and diabetes. “It’s always a
struggle and something that needs to be pushed to the forefront. I
intentionally do a lot of education with my patients and their families to
Seekins said there’s a perception among patients that because you are the
doctor, you must have all the answers. “Dr. Joseph Unger taught me that you
don’t have to know it all. You can say, ‘I’ll get back to you on that, and that
really empowered me,” she said.
chiropractors left students with advice and tips for their student career and
§ Pay attention in class.
§ Don’t forget about your passions
outside of chiropractic. Find an outlet to maintain your balance.
§ Keep notes and save all your books.
§ Don’t forget your roots; treat the
Pictured left to right: Dr. Dayna Moore, Dr. Tiffany Daniels and Dr. Suzanne Seekins