FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS YOUR NEW PATIENT PROCEDURE?
Each new patient exam is 1 hour duration, and includes a comprehensive history and physical examination, report of findings, and treatment unless contraindicated. We ask that each new patient either complete intake paperwork ahead of time, or arrive to the clinic 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. Please also wear appropriate clothing that is easy to move in. If you are coming in for a lower body issue (hip pain, knee pain etc), please bring shorts. If you are coming in for a shoulder complaint please wear a tank top.
DO I NEED A DOCTOR’S REFERRAL?
No! No referral is necessary. Simply find a time that works for you! From there NW Calgary Chiropractor Dr. Elaine Screaton can work with you to determine the cause of your pain, and appropriate plan of management to get rid of pain, and get back to living your life how you want to!
DO YOU DIRECT BILL?
Yes! We direct bill to the following insurance companies:
Alberta Blue Cross
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance
Great West Life
iA Financial Group
*This list is constantly changing. If you don't see your insurance provider above, please phone 403-247-2947 and ask our receptionist.
DO YOU OFFER ACTIVATOR OR DROP TABLE TREATMENT?
Yes! I am able to offer both treatment using the Activator instrument and drop tables (Thompson technique). Both techniques are lower force, gentle ways to reduce pain in the spine by getting the joints moving better.