Now that you’ve found Awaken Well Chiropractic online, you might be thinking, “Ok, I’m interested. Where do I go from here?”
Some people have heard about us from friends, others are referred by their medical doctors or their current conventional chiropractors. Still others have stumbled across our office on their journey toward better health and greater well-being on their own.
People are referred and visit us for all different reasons, and they stay because what they receive is state-of-the-art quality care and simple, transparent communication and education!
Getting Started with Our Practice
We suggest taking the following three steps for getting started with us:
Step 1: Schedule a complimentary consultation by clicking on the “Schedule an Appointment” button above.
Step 2: If you are happy, intrigued and want to explore more to see if we can help you, then follow through by asking for an evaluation.
Step 3: After your evaluation, a conference will be scheduled to review your individual findings as an included follow-up visit to extend your recommendations for care, so you can feel and function better.
Immediately following your conference with the doctor who reviewed your results, you will also receive your first adjustment session. This first session is a bonus that is included in your evaluation investment! Why? So you will be an informed consumer, who feels that care here is a fit for them. You definitely want to experience one of our sessions before initiating a relationship with our office. After all, you always test drive a car before you take it home!
After your conference and first adjustment session, you’ll receive a call to answer any questions that you may have about the adjustment, recommendations for your progress, or anything that you wish to share.
It’s that simple!
What Do I Need to Know Before My Evaluation?
After your complimentary consultation, you may choose to move forward with a complete evaluation. Evaluation spaces are always available after a consultation if you choose to move forward. They can also be scheduled at a later date if you would choose to do so. There’s no obligation, and the decision is up to you.
Your evaluation is comprehensive. People often comment that this is the most thorough evaluation they have ever had in a chiropractor’s office. For this reason, please plan no less than an hour for this evaluation, so you are not rushed.
Some of the evaluation procedures that you may receive include:
Thermal Computerized Evaluation
Bilateral Structural Assessment
Computerized postural imaging
Heart rate variability and Galvanic Skin Nerve Stress Response
Digital structural radiographs
Facilitative pattern palpation, motion palpation
Flexion and lateral flexion adverse cord and connective tissue assessment.
This unique complete evaluation is designed to assess spinal and neural integrity, as well as the triad of your spinal structure, neural behavior and somatic perceptions. This also allows you to have a complete understanding of your concerns and what solutions would be appropriate for you.
Advanced, Focused Technology
When you come to Awaken Well Chiropractic, you get the latest in leading chiropractic technology, and you also get the very best chiropractors that Washington has to offer. Cutting-edge technology targets subluxations through the use of radically innovative technologies, which makes care at Awaken Well Chiropractic unique amongst other local chiropractors.
Advanced imaging systems provide a detailed scan of your spine and develop a composite picture of your patterns of stress and your areas of greatest stress load. Known collectively as the Insight Millennium Subluxation Station, our main analytic tools are:
Surface Electromyography (EMG): Nerves work by generating minuscule electrical pulses that travel up and down the central nervous system, carrying messages from the brain to all of the organs in the body. Any disruption or distortion in the spine nerve system will result in an alteration of that electrical impulse, making it either too powerful or too weak. A non-invasive procedure, surface EMG imaging, allows our chiropractors to get a clear picture of how well and effectively those electrical pulses are being transmitted so that we can then determine the areas of greatest subluxation.
Thermal Scan: Like the surface EMG, the thermal scan is a non-invasive imaging procedure that takes a close measurement of the temperature along your spine. When spinal subluxations are present and the nervous system is not functioning optimally, there are resultant changes in blood flow, which are reflected in temperature changes. Mapping the temperature fluctuations along the spine gives our chiropractors a clear understanding of the areas of greatest subluxation along the spine.
Core Score: The Core Score generates a score based on a number of tests, including heart rate variability, muscle tone and balance. The closer your score is to 100, the better overall health you’re in. This score is based on five different things, including:
Heart Rate Variability: As you go through your day, your heart rate fluctuates in response to natural stimuli. However, if you are under a lot of stress and in poor physical health, these variations in heart rate tend to be low, indicating that your body is in fight-or-flight response mode. Chiropractic techniques can help bring your low heart rate variability number back up through care plans that aim to remedy the pain and stresses that are affecting your heart and overall health.
Muscle Tone and Balance: The more tired your muscles are, the less able they are to function effectively. The surface EMG provides an image of the condition of your muscles and how much energy you need to function. The more energy you need, the lower your core score, indicating that your overall state of health is compromised.
Range of Motion: The way in which your spine moves is tested, giving us a clear indication of your spine’s effectiveness in terms of movement and your overall range of motion. A low range of motion results in a low core score.
Organ and Gland Control: The thermal imaging scan that we run as part of our analytical kit gives us a picture of the temperature fluctuations along your spine. These changes in temperature are closely tied in to the effective functioning of all organs, as they affect the nerves that transmit messages to all of your organs and bodily systems.
Aggravated and Inflamed Areas: Our specialized imaging systems map out the areas in your body of greatest stress and pain. By focusing on alleviating the stress in these areas, we can improve your core score and thus, your overall sense of good health, happiness, and well-being. Our Insight Millennium Subluxation Station allows you to actually see where your subluxations are and get a snapshot of your spinal health. Your core score is the best indicator of your state of health – the closer it is to 100, the closer you are to your optimal fitness level. Regular scans over the course of your care plan allow you and your chiropractor to see how well it is working to resolve your issues and determine if your care plan needs to be adjusted. Your core score is always available to you on our mobile app, so you can be as proactive in your care plan as you want to be.
Digital X-Rays: After your evaluation, you’ll be scheduled for a conference with the doctor to review your results. At this visit you and the doctor will discuss how you can achieve the optimal health you desire in your life, how care will proceed when you should decide to work with the Network Family Wellness Center office and practitioners.
You’ll receive provide both a verbal and a written review of your results and an overview of your possible solutions so you can make the best decision for your health and well-being.