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Questions for the Columbus Chiropractor - Frequently asked questions about chiropractic and your first visit to the chiropractor.

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Questions for the Columbus Chiropractor

Columbus Chiropractic Questions

What is the Health Healing System?

We want to help our Wellness Partners establish a continuous care plan for their spine and entire body today, and ensure good health for years to come. Through extensive industry research, wellness studies, and more than 30 years of experience, HealthFirst Chiropractic has developed the exclusive Health Healing System to provide them with the absolute best care. Our Health Healing System is designed using advanced chiro therapy to encourage wellness goals and reinforce their body’s innate capability of self-healing. Our Health Healing System establishes the absolute best long term healthcare.

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What conditions do chiropractors specialize in?

Chiropractic care, the healthcare profession specializing in musculoskeletal disorders and abnormalities within the nervous system, has been around for decades. Chiropractic care is most commonly used to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints. These ailments may include neck pain, back pain, and ailments in the joints of the arms or legs, and/or headaches.

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What are the Health Healing Stages?

There are four Health Healing Stages.
1. Relief: This stage is reserved for those with an immediate need for pain relief.
2. Restoration: Restoring your body to its maximum capacity. Restoring balance and function to your nervous system, spine, and body.
3. Revitalization: Focused on performance enrichment. Optimizing cell, organ, and body function. Implementing wellness concepts with exercises and nutrition.
4. Raktikos: is focused on preserving your evolved wellness. Enhancing your daily living and physical activities. And, most importantly, the focus on healthy living in this stage prevents future illness.

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What is an O.N.C.E. Exam?

HealthFirst Chiropractic has authored the most comprehensive and complete wellness exam for the chiropractic industry today, which we simply call, O.N.C.E. (Ortho-Neuro-Chiro-Emotive) Comprehensive Wellness Exam. We perform a collection of orthopedic, neurological, and chiropractic tests. Neurological integrity is assessed with reflexes, dermatomal patterns, muscle testing, and X-rays, if necessary. Also, advanced chiropractic exam including motion palpation, thermoscpoe assessment, posture evaluation, and a computerized nerve and muscle scan.

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What makes HealthFirst Chiropractic different?

We have state-of-the-art facilities. HealthFirst is the only chiropractor to offer a consolidated set of Health Healing Stages that reinforce the body’s innate capability as a self-healing and self-regulating machine. We encourage wellness goals and teach our Wellness Partners how to live more healthfully. Our commitment to health is long term.

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Why do so many people refer to HealthFirst?

At HealthFirst, we have the educational and experiential knowledge to perform only the finest in chiropractic care. Our heritage of healing includes over 40 years of combined experience in wellness care. All HealthFirst doctors have graduated from the prestigious Palmer College of chiropractic and all four doctors are experts in the globally renowned Gonstead Technique.

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What is Heritage of Healing?

During your first visit, you'll meet with the chiropractor to discuss and document your health history, and then he or she will perform a physical examination (focusing on the spine). It's possible, of course, that other examinations or tests, such as X-rays, may be incorporated. The decision will be made: Is chiropractic care appropriate? If so, and if the patient wishes, a treatment plan will be outlines. Follow-up visits, during which the chiropractor will administer spinal adjustments, can be scheduled — the goal being, to increase the range of motion and restore total health.

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What is the N.E.W. Program?

N.E.W. stands for Nutrition for Evolved Wellness. This comprehensive nutrition programs that will help you get back on the road to physical health and well-being. This includes a 58-point bio meridian test, a 224-system survey form questionnaire and a physical exam. This comprehensive program is a new recipe for wellness.

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I have been involved in a car accident. Can chiropractic care help?

Musculoskeletal pain — including back pain, neck pain, and daily aches and pains are only symptoms — not the distinct cause of your pain. Pain is your body’s way of explaining, to you, that something is wrong. Pain-relieving drugs only mask — or “mute” — your body’s natural response. Chiropractic care can help you, if you have been involved in an automobile accident. Contact Dr. Dennis Schone, DC today to determine the best protocol for your particular injury.

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What conditions do chiropractors treat?

Chiropractors can treat musculoskeletal problems such as neck, upper- and mid-back pain, low-back pain, chronic headaches, and problems that affect the joints, muscles, and nerves. Chiropractors also treat whiplash, and many symptoms associated with motor vehicle accidents. Many people who see chiropractors use them exclusively for all their health needs. Many times chiropractors will work in conjunction the patient and the patient’s primary doctor to assure them that all of their medical needs are met.

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