Upon entering the office, we have some brief but comprehensive paperwork for you to fill out. The paperwork provides us with general information about yourself and your condition. We will evaluate your past and current medical condition, your toxic load condition, and overall level of wellness.
We will perform a thorough consultation and case history to find details about personal, past medical, and traumatic history, including your current complaints. Past and present symptoms are important body signs of serious underlying problems. Traumas throughout your life leave lasting, accumulating, residual scar tissue. The case history provides an overall picture of your health In order to determine what your actual problem is, Dr. Nannis or Dr. Waters will ask you various questions related to your condition.
Once the paperwork has been completed, you will have a consultation with the doctor to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, as well as potential treatment options. All costs will be discussed and you will be notified of the examinations that will be needed to diagnosis your condition.
Next, a number of specialized tests using state of the art NASA rated equipment called a Subluxation Station Bio-Analysis may be performed to determine which tissues are affected and to what extent. Test will be performed based on patient need. Our purpose for administering these tests is to detect and pin point abnormal function in the spine which cannot be seen on x-ray. Abnormal spinal function causes nervous system imbalance.
All of these tests are absolutely painless.
Thermal tests accurately display skin temperature readings on both sides of the spine. This allows us to monitor the activity of organs. (This test prints with out muscles in the background)
Electromyographic tests evaluate alteration of muscle activity. This demonstrates the amount of damage the NERVOUS SYSTEM has sustained. Additionally it shows the imbalances of muscle activity on both sides of the body. (This test prints as 2 separate test each with muscles in the background)
Inclinometry will be performed to discover range of motion and joint dysfunction.
Algometry will be performed to evaluate the sensation portion of the nervous system.
Pulse Wave Profiler will be performed to test heart rate variability to determine parasympathetic vs sympathetic balance.
- Chiropractic tests and Orthopedic tests to find POSTURAL AND BIO-MECHANICAL alterations, which must be CORRECTED to allow proper HEALING of the body
- Neurological tests will be performed to discover balance in the nervous system.
- A Neuro-Spinal Functional Index (NSFI) will be determined to grade the health of the Nervous System.
Your specific condition may require us to take x-rays to either rule out more serious conditions or assist us in developing the most effective treatment plan for you.
Same Day Treatment
Once finished with the examination and all appropriate studies, acute patients will generally be provided with first aid treatment during this same visit.
Prior to leaving, you will be given instructions on certain activities or procedures to be conducted at home. This may include ice or heat application instructions, avoidance of certain activities or positions, as well as home exercises and/or stretches.
Schedule Your Next Appointment
You will be given an appointment time for your follow-up visit. Patients are seen within 1-2 days and are provided with a complete written review of findings. Treatment options for your condition will also be discussed during this time.