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Business by Referral Podcast

Apr 16, 2018


Taking a Holistic Approach 


In this episode, Virginia and Dr. Dave Candy discuss:

  • Dr. Dave's career journey
  • Raising awareness about patient options for Physical Therapy
  • How Dr. Dave positions himself in the medical world
  • Taking time to listen

Key Takeaways:

  • People who value non-surgical, non-medical approaches are in Dr. Dave's ideal patient population
  • Dr. Dave strives to change the quality of movement in his patients to better their day-to-day
  • Pain is our reaction to danger in the environment, so you can’t treat pain without treating the whole person
  • When you're stressed, simply give yourself a break and listen to your body


"It's easy just to prescribe a pill and get a patient out of the office, but I think patients would much rather have a long-term solution than a pill to cover up the problem." — Dr. Dave Candy


About Dr. Dave Candy: Dave Candy earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008. He is a Board-Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, an accomplishment achieved by less than 1 percent of physical therapists. Dr. Candy is also a Certified Athletic Trainer, and he is certified in trigger point dry needling. Dr. Candy treats all types of pain, but he has a special passion for treating people with complex, chronic pain conditions that have not resolved with previous treatments. He lives in Fenton, MO, with his wife and daughter.


Reach Me Here:

Twitter: @TheReferralDiva



Connect with Dr. Dave Candy:



Twitter: @Movement4LifePT




Show notes by show producer: Anna Nygren


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