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Based on Dr. Powers' 35+ years of clinical experience and the multitude of treatment options available, it is likely we can assist you in feeling, looking, and/or functioning better.
NEW CLIENT CONSULTATION:
The purpose of this first visit is to:
A full hour is reserved with Dr. Powers for this initial consultation to review your medical and health history in sufficient detail, and glean enough information to begin formulating an impression of what may be undermining your health and well-being.
This time also enables Dr. Powers to be sure he understands your health concerns and needs, and enables him to determine the best course of action to take to help you feel and function better, and as quickly as possible.
If (and only if) your primary purpose of your visit is to get help with a muscle or joint injury or condition (e.g., back; neck; shoulder; knee; etc.), an examination will ALSO be performed during your initial appointment.
After Dr. Powers has a clear picture of your health and medical history, and what you hope to gain from his care, he will share some ideas of how he feels he can help you, and clarify the testing that will be helpful to properly and adequately evaluate your condition.
The specific tests Dr. Powers recommends are based on your needs and specific health goals, and are usually offered as:.
In most cases you will have the option to choose your "level" of evaluation, considering both how urgent it is for you to feel better sooner rather than later, as well as regarding any financial constraints.
(1) Please remember to bring any relevant test results or reports with you..
(2) To help ensure you receive the safest and most effective guidance, healthcare recommendations will not be made on your first visit (in most cases), as examination and testing usually needs to be completed before a proper diagnosis can be made and the most effective recommendations offered.
New Client Visit Fees:
Initial Consultation: 60 minutes; $300
*If indicated and time permits, treatment may also be performed during this visit.
At the conclusion of your Initial Consultation, if Dr. Powers accepts you as a client, he will recommend a follow-up visit for testing and examination (click here for details). We try our best to accommodate this appointment as soon as possible to expedite your care.
Upon completion of your Evaluation Visit, an appointment is scheduled to review the results of your evaluation, i.e., a Report Visit. Our goal is to schedule this appointment as soon as possible - usually in about two weeks (enough time to receive and review your initial test results.)
Due to varying time to receive test results back from the labs and/or the amount or complexity of tests ordered, we often schedule an additional "Report" appointment to review the balance of your testing - usually in about 2 weeks after the initial report.
NOTE: The day your evaluation is completed, Dr. Powers may offer some preliminary recommendations so you can begin to make some progress with your healing before the evaluation results are in.
Evaluation Visit Fees:
Fees for the Evaluation Visit are discussed at your Initial Consultation visit, and are based on the specific testing prescribed by Dr. Powers, and on what you feel is within your healthcare budget.
Fees for testing generally range from $695 and up - depending on the level of evaluation ("Limited" or "Comprehensive"), and include specialized “send-out” testing that may be indicated and recommended for you, e.g., gluten/food sensitivities; hormonal levels/imbalances; gut/digestive testing; nutrient insufficiencies; etc.
All testing usually occurs either at Dr. Powers' office (including any blood testing), or at your home (e.g., for home test-kit urine, saliva, or stool testing).
OUT OF TOWN CLIENTS: If you are an out-of-town client, blood test prescriptions can be written and other arrangements made (e.g., testing kits mailed) so you can be tested in your area.
At this appointment, Dr. Powers will share:
Some examples include:
We highly recommend that you bring your spouse, significant other, or closest friend to this appointment, as their understanding of the findings and recommendations will support your progress going forward.
Report Visit Fees:
The fee for your Report appointment is based on the time required to do so, which is directly related to the complexity of the condition.
Report visits are billed at $300/hour and usually require 1½-3 hours to review your results; make recommendations; outline your plan of care; and to adequately answer any questions.
The actual amount of time needed (billed accordingly) depends on the complexity of your condition, as well as your health goals. (Payment options)