Would you like to make an appointment with one of our chiropractors? We are happy to help you:
- You call the assistent to make an appointment.
Praktice Heemstede, phone: 023 - 5290506
Praktice The Hague, phone: 070 - 3543288
Praktice Zaanstad, phone: 075 - 6314833
- Please fill in the 'vragenformulier' on the website and mail it to the practice. If this is not possible for you, because the form is in Dutch, the assistent will help you with this when you are in the clinic for your first consultation.
- You come to the clinic for your first consultation. The chiropractor will do a thorougly examination.
- After this you make an appointment for a second consultation, where you will receive the results of all the test and the chiropractor will suggest a care plan. If chiropratic care can help you, the treatment starts at this second consultation.
Subluxation Scan Exams
One of the exams we do is by the subluxation scan:
Algometry (Pain Mapping)
If there was tenderness felt along your spine or if you were suffering from pain when you consulted the doctor, an Algometry (pain Mapping) exam was performed to produce a comprehensive map of the pattern of pain along your spine. This test measures the sensitivity of various locations to pressure.
Range of Motion
The Range of Motion exam measures the amount of movement in regions of your spine. This exam identifies areas of restricted motion and shows if one side moves better than the other.
Your ranges of motion can also be compared to established normal values. This part of the exam helps your doctor find areas of altered spinal mechanics.
The Surface EMG exam evaluates the function of the muscles that support your spine. These muscles are controlled by nerves. This test shows the pattern of how energy is distributed through these muscles. The exam helps identify areas and patterns of abnormal tension and stress. By precisely measuring muscle activity, your progres scan be followed as your care progresses.
The Thermal Scan is used to assess the part of your nervous system, that helps to control your organs, glands, and blood vessels, the autonomic system. The instrument does this by precisely measuring differences in temperature along the spine. Since proper function of your organs, glands and blood vessels is essential to healing and living well, this test gives your doctor a ‘snapshot’of how this portion of your nervous system is working and ho wit is responding to care.
Pulse Wave Profiler
The PWP of Pulse Wave Profiler helps the doctor to determine your overall ability to adapt to the environment. It does this by looking at the timing of your pulse, and determining the balance and tone of your nervous system. This exam is known as heart rate variability. Proper balance and tone are associated with better adaptability and a healthy lifestyle. Low heart rate variability is associated with aging and poor heart health. Published research has shown that chiropractic adjustments have a beneficial effect on heart rate variability.