Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:
- Functional Medicine forms (complete prior to scheduling visit)
- Chiropractic patient intake data will be collected at time of visit (Do not fill out online forms)
- Consent and Privacy notification forms
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Your initial office visit and evaluation is dedicated to gathering the necessary information about you and what brings you to our clinic. It is also an opportunity for you to become aquatinted with our office and our staff. Certain things in your health history are particularly vital for us to know. This information could provide important clues that will allow Dr. Faro to properly diagnose your problem. Such clues include whether you have or have had:
- Bone disorders such as osteoporosis
- Circulatory problems
- Dizziness or blurred vision
- Heart conditions such as hypertension or high blood pressure
- Infections, especially those affecting your spine
- Injuries, such as bone fractures, muscle sprains, or disc injuries
- Joint disorders such as arthritis
- Sleep apnea
- History of Cancer
Be prepared to answer such questions as:
Did the onset of your pain come on gradually or all at once?
Is there anything you do that improves or worsens the pain?
When and how did your pain start?
Where is the pain centered?
To keep this information secure we use a Certified Computer based Electronic Health Records System called an EHR. We believe that your health is the most valuable possession you have and we are privileged that you have chosen our office for your health care needs.
After you complete this process Dr. Faro’s assistant will take your vital signs and review all the information collected to date and get you ready for the evaluation with Dr. Faro.
The examination is the most important part of any medical encounter. If the examination is hurried, or not specific to your complaint the doctor will not have all the necessary information to make good decisions about how to treat you, what tests are needed or even if you need a referral to another specialist. Dr. Faro knows this and will listen to your concerns. Based on your history and symptoms he will perform an appropriate evaluation and formulate a diagnosis based on those findings. Depending on your complaint Dr. Faro may listen to your heart, your lungs, look in your Ears, Your nose, eyes and throat. He may check your stomach, and the pulses in your legs. Orthopedic and or neurological testing may be utilized if your concern is about the spine. But be assured whether you have a spinal complaint or are in the office for an Internal Medicine evaluation Dr. Faro will take his time, listen to you, and make sure you understand your diagnosis and treatment plan.
Dr. Faro utilizes many different types of blood tests including Lipids, Cholesterol, Thyroid, Glucose, B12, Folate, Liver Enzymes and more. We perform Food Sensitivity testing, Antibody testing, Epstein Barr Virus, Cytomegalovirus, Auto Immune testing, Genetic, hormone, Gluten testing and more.
We have special Computer Aided Design software to analyze Gait, foot function and walking patterns. These tools are used to determine the cause of foot and lower extremity pain. We perform X rays and body composition assessments on site.
You can be assured that whatever your needs we can either perform the testing on site or provide you with a prescription to a facility that can perform labs you need.