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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.
At our chiropractic office our evaluation procedures are geared toward detection and correction of the "Vertebral Subluxation". The procedures we use are therefore specifically selected for your spine and nervous system health. There are a couple of things that you should expect when you have a first visit at our office.
Next, you will have a consultation with Dr. John Ward to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential care options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. John Ward to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
After your consultation, Dr. John Ward will perform a complete chiropractic evaluation and assessment of your spinal nervous system. During this evaluation he will utilize the nervoscope, motion palpation, visual and postural assessment, computerized surface electromyography, computerized theromgraphy, computerized range of motion, computerized algometry, and if determined necessary full spine x-rays.
Chiropractic with state of the art Computerized Assessments:
For years the common tag associated with chiropractors was that of back or neck pain relief. In fact, many chiropractors across the country have been very successful at helping people who were in pain, but, there is more.
Did you know that Gonstead Chiropractors develop programs that can help you to live a better life, increase energy and optimize your health and wellness?
Chiropractors over the years has gained a TON of respect, as they have taken the steps necessary to be able to coach people to living a better life. We help you to learn how to manage the stresses that cause your health to decline over the years. Imagine that, a doctor working with you to optimize your health and wellness.
How Chiropractic Works:
You see, your nervous system controls EVERYTHING in your body. Every cell, tissue and organ in your body is controlled by your nervous system (Brain and Spinal Cord). When there is interference in that system (subluxation) you body doesn't work properly. If that interference is left in the body over time, the body starts to break down and for some, feel like it is falling apart. Over the years, stress beats down your body and your health. Unfortunately, many people wait until they have pain before they see a chiropractor. Although its effective at that point, it is work getting rid of the pain and moving towards greater health.
However, by taking charge of your life, you can increase the likelihood of being able grow up healthy, happy and energized. In addition, by getting your children checked for nervous system stress you also allow them the opportunity to grow up healthier and hopefully not end up like you!
State of the Art Technology
Our state of the art computerized technology allows us to identify nervous system stress. If we do an evaluation and see that there is no nervous system disturbances, we will report the great news. If we find disturbance, we will report that as well and make proper recommendations.
The key, find out. Find out if chiropractic is a fit for you and your family. There is a reason that families get chiropractic care, the studies show that chiropractic kids are healthier than those children who live an allopathic (medical) lifestyle. Take charge today, its your life, and your future.
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*Some restrictions may apply, x-rays if necessary included.
Depending on your specific condition, we may take X-rays as well. X-rays help us develop the most effective care 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 subluxations and degeneration themselves.
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed typically, Dr. John Ward will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, Dr. John Ward will go over all your assessments and determine if you are a good candidate for chiropractic care and go over your recommended care plan. He will also review with your insurance and financial care plan options. Your first adjustment would typically be performed during this visit. A special occasion may arise where an emergency adjustment will be done on the first visit.
The Optimum Wellness Program. Initially 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.
What is you Wellness Quotient?
Ever wonder how your body has dealt with all the physical, chemical and emotional stresses you face every day?
We are proud to present the areas most comprehenisive, non-invasive wellness assessment. This assessment will help to identify what is known as your Wellness Quotient (WQ). If you have a WQ of 100 it means that you are your age. If you have a number below 100 it means that your lifestyle habits have made you age faster than your years. If your WQ is over 100, it means that your lifestyle habits are such that you are younger than your years.
To achieve true health and wellness you must be working on the dimensions of your health that are affected on a daily basis. Our comprehensive assessment will help to identify your WQ, customize a wellness program and help you to create a greater level of health and wellness for you, your family and our community.
"Call Today! It is time to get fit, eat right & organize your life. We are the doctors to help you make that happen."