With the current news of the corona virus, we know that you have a lot of questions on your mind. As a chiropractic patient, you know that stress negatively impacts the nervous system. Our intention with this post is to help alleviate some concerns you may have.
Please know that we are taking extra precautions to sanitize our office. We are using a disinfectant cleaner on the tables after each patient like always, and our doctors are washing their hands between treatments as well. We have an air purifier in the adjusting room and humidifiers which significantly decrease the chance of airborne transmission. Our front desk staff has disinfecting wipes and hand sanitizer available at the front desk if you should want access to them while in our office. Additionally, the front desk staff is happy to process fees for services on a card via typing in the numbers manually, if you choose, so that you can avoid extra handling of your credit card.
We will also be adding hours this week so we can accommodate all who wish to come in get an adjustment while at the same time being aware of the ‘social distancing’ recommendations. The flow will be altered in the office to help minimize contact with other patients as recommended by the health department.
If you have symptoms of the flu, a cold or the corona virus, you should still report for care but please let us know so we can give you an alternate time and instructions. Over the years, we have observed the effect of chiropractic adjustments on the immune system in clinical practice for over a decade and found that there does appear to be a positive effect. Ultimately, whether you come to the office for care while you’re expressing symptoms or you stay home is an individual decision. If you are unsure about which option is right for you, please call our office and speak to our staff.
We will continue to monitor the situation and will take appropriate action as directed by government authorities. Please continue to follow the precautions as advised by the CDC.
Before I go, I want to mention just a couple more things. I know that you know that panicking during this time will not lead to a positive outcome, but it bears repeating: keep calm. Prayer or meditation each day is one of the most impactful things you can do for your health, especially right now. It’s not too late to add vitamins and supplements to your daily health routine. If you’re looking for a trusted source, please contact us and we will be happy to give you our best recommendation.
Thanks so much for avoiding the hysteria, remaining vigilant, and proceeding with care. We are hopeful that this situation will come to an end in a short period of time. In the meanwhile, please know that Abundant Life Chiropractic remains committed to our chiropractic family.