Prior to Your First Visit
Prior to your first visit, please read Dr. Bonnie Juul's book most related to your health goals.
For longevity and health recovery, please read Vim & Vigor: Escaping the Medical-Merry-Go-Round, Reclaiming Your Health & Living a Long and Healthy Life. You can claim your free digital copy here: www.vimandvigorbook.com.
For chiropractic services, please read Longevity and Low Back Pain: How to stop your declining health and keep moving. You might be saying "But I don't have low back pain!" That's okay! There are many chapters relevant to your possible joint issues including neck, shoulder, and knee pain. You can claim your free digital copy here: www.longevityandpain.com
Upon making your first appointment, you will be invited to join our Patient Portal. where you will be able to complete your intake paperwork from the comfort of your home. The paperwork provides us with your health history, information on your condition, and your personal health goals.
We hope you will appreciate the Patient Portal as much as we do. This portal not only gives you access to communication messaging with our front desk and directly with your practitioner but also provides a place where you can log your health progress and goals, including food records, weight, and more.
When you arrive at your appointment, you will be greeted warmly as a member of your new health family.
Next, you will have a consultation with your provider to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for your provider to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how the care we offer can guide and support you in meeting your goals.
Examination and Assessment
After your consultation, your provider will perform the appropriate examination and assessment:
Quantum Response Technique: An assessment will be done based on the services that are most supportive for the results you are looking for, including EMBeR, Detoxification Footbaths, Quantum Response Testing, and EMBeR.
EMBeR; Emotional and Mental Balancing and Repatterning.
Quantum Response Testing or Nutrition Response Testing for nutritional analysis and supplement recommendations to strengthen your body's foundation.
Chiropractic: 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 send people out for xrays if it is indicated in the exam. 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, your provider 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 test results, your provider will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. your provider will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.
At the conclusion of the report of findings, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include nutritional recommendations, detoxification footbath, spinal adjustments, or EMBeR. 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. We 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.