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Below are some descriptions of what you can expect when you visit our office in Court of the Rouge Valley Health System, Centenary site. If you have any questions about how to prepare for a visit or what to expect, please contact us at Courtyard Chiropractic directly and we will be happy to answer it.
Dr. Gerber recognizes that everyone is on a personal journey and treats patients with compassion and without judgment regardless of their current health status. From the inactive to the athletic, from infants to seniors she will guide and educate you in your healing from acute and chronic injuries.
What to Expect:
Initial Visit Form: Comprehensive health history forms are the first step to becoming a patient. This information will provide us with your medical and health history, previous healthcare experience, lifestyle factors in your health and details about your reasons for seeking care.
For children under 16 years of age a Pediatric form must be used, and parent/guardian consent obtained. Print one of these forms and have it filled out at home before your initial visit.
Your first appointment with Dr. Gerber will involve a thorough health history, which will allow her to detect contributing factors in your current health status and to tailor your treatment plan to your unique situation. An examination including postural assessment, gait analysis, range of motion testing, orthopaedic tests, neurological assessment, muscle testing, and spinal joint mechanics will be performed. If x-rays or other exams are required, we will discuss requisition options with you.
Report of Findings and Consent:
Dr. Gerber will describe your diagnosis, postural findings, ergonomic (workplace/home) factors, neurological findings and other examination results before any treatment is offered. Our goal is that you have a clear understanding of your health status, your treatment options, diagnosis, and how chiropractic care can help you. You will be encouraged, as always, to ask any questions that you may have. Your informed consent to treatment will be obtained.
A unique treatment plan, customized to your specific symptoms, findings, health status, and diagnosis will be presented to you. Treatment may include soft tissue therapy ( Active Release Techniques®, massage
When your treatment plan is laid out, effective and on-time office visits will be arranged for you. Each step of your first treatment will be explained to you so that you understand everything and feel relaxed and at ease. Contact us to book your appointment today>>
Types of Care: Many patients first come to Dr. Gerber with symptoms or an injury. Initial care will always focus on your primary complaint and speedy resolution of your symptoms. Whether work stress, pregnancy, chronic postural strain, or sedentary living, are factors in your health status, working with Dr. Gerber will help you to discover a higher level of health.
Other patients are looking to improve their health by taking care of their nervous system through chiropractic care. Wellness is the state of health where your body is free of interruption or interference to any part of your nerve system. How you feel is not always a dependable indicator of your actual health. Even if you feel you are coping well with familiar aches and pains, you may still be over-taxing your body and chiropractic care can be a tremendous help.
Athletic performance can be greatly enhanced by aligning the spine, balancing muscles, and providing appropriate stretching and rehabilitation exercises. Elite athletes and people with active lifestyles see their performance and energy level improve when they include chiropractic care to their health regime. Align yourself with better health, book your appointment today! >>
Office Policy and Other Information:
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Scent Free Office::
Please keep in mind that some of our patients are sensitive to scents and we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume, cologne or scented body cream to our office. This will help to ensure that our office is safe and comfortable for everyone.Thank you, in advance, for your consistent adherence to this important policy.
Cancellation and Missed Appointments:
Please be advised that when you schedule an appointment, a specific time is reserved for you. If you are unable to make the appointment, a 24 hour notice (business hours) of cancellation is required. Failure to do so may result in a missed appointment charge.
Office Hours & Fee Schedule:
We are open Monday through Friday, and some Saturdays. Our convenient and flexible office hours and our fee schedule are designed with you in mind.
Now that you know how to find us, don’t delay in booking your appointment and renewing your journey towards health!