Thursday, August 2, 2018

Doctors and Guns

When it comes to gun ownership, it seems that family physicians are not always supportive. However, I am fortunate to have some health care providers who are not only accepting, but take an active interest firearms.

When I'm getting a chiropractic adjustment, I need to remove all the thicker objects from my belt and pockets. The conversation usually turns to range visits and guns. The chiropractor asks about recent match experiences, so I tell him about anything that hurts when I'm shooting.



Our family doctor will often look at my weigh-in data and then ask what I'm carrying. In true patient / doctor familiarity, he often remembers what I wore during my last visit.

Still don't like going to the doctor.

4 comments:

  1. The conversation with my eye doctor today involved his asking which was my shooting dominant eye even though guns and shooting hadn't come up in conversation.

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    1. Interesting he picked that up. :-)

      I forgot about my eye doctor! I've dry fired in his parking lot with test lenses!

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    2. It may be because I live in WV and there may be fewer people without guns than with.

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  2. That’s a beautiful thing.

    Cheers!

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