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Upon entering our office, our receptionist will welcome you as a member of our family. We will request that you complete our patient forms located in the New Patient Center. This paperwork provides us with your health history and information on your condition.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Does the Process Take?
The first visit takes approximately one hour. There is initial paperwork to fill out regarding your health. Our website has these form that you can fill out and send back or present to the front desk when you arrive. This will save time on your end. Otherwise, you can fill out in our reception room. Then, the Doctor and Assistant, will do a patient history of your symptoms along with exam and X-rays (if necessary).
Does Insurance Cover All Treatments?
Each plan and Insurance Company has different coverage for Chiropractic care. Our Doctors are in network preferred care providers for most all Health Insurance plans. Our friendly staff are always happy to help verify your coverage with your Health Insurance plan.
Is the therapy painful?
No it is not painful. Our Clinic offers several different choices for gentle Chiropractic Treatments. These include instruments that make precise gentle Adjustments. Other treatments we have are pain free also. These include Laser therapy, Ultrasound, Electrical Muscle Stimulation, Traction and Myofascial Massage treatments.
How long is each appointment?
After your initial visit, treatment is usually about 30 minutes long. We have busier times at the beginning of the day and also after work for our patients. If you have special scheduling needs, please let the staff know at the front desk and they will be happy to help accommodate you.
Will be able to drive myself home?
Absolutely, in the rare times where a patient has difficulty walking by themselves or as extreme Dizziness or Vertigo, we recommend I friend or family member drive you back and forth to the Clinic.
Next, you will have a consultation with John Stoetzel to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for John Stoetzel to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
After your consultation, John Stoetzel will perform a complete chiropractic examination testing your reflexes and flexibility. Other standard neurological, orthopedic, postural, and physical tests will be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our office without your consent.
Depending on your specific condition, we may take X-rays as well. X-rays help us develop the most effective treatment plan for you, and alert us of any serious spinal conditions. Most people are amazed once they see their X-rays up close. In some cases, they can even identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves.
Report of Findings
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, John Stoetzel will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
- How can you help me?
- How often do I need to come in?
- What will my treatment cost?
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, John Stoetzel will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. John Stoetzel will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.
At the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and/or soft tissue massage. Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.
Prior to leaving, the doctor will suggest a wellness program to incorporate outside of treatment. If you are in pain when you first come into our office this may include: ice or heat application instructions, certain activities or positions to avoid, and at home exercises and/or stretches. If you desire, our wellness team will work with you also to create healthy habits and routines for your lifestyle. Every person is unique, therefore everyone requires a customized wellness plan. The purpose of our wellness program is for you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a healthy diet, exercise, and maintain a positive mental state.