As always, the wellbeing of you and your family is our highest priority at Null Chiropractic. We continue to follow and apply health and safety regulations, regardless of season or sickness. This is how we ensure that our practice members can trust us, not only for chiropractic care, but for the office environment. COVID-19 has not changed our sanitation procedures, but we are emphasizing our commitment to keeping everyone as healthy as possible.
We wanted to detail some of our sanitation and cleaning measures for you as well as further steps we are taking to screen patients and limit interactions to increase safety in our office.
What we are doing
These include our normal protocols. We are adding extra thought to keeping everyone as healthy as possible.
- The office is being thoroughly and regularly sanitized.
- We use hand sanitizer or wash our hands between each adjustment.
- We wipe down our tables and use new paper for each patient.
- We are giving specific, scientific adjustments so each nervous system functions optimally to boost immunity against all germs and viruses.
What this means for you
We’re implementing extra precautions to reduce interactions at the office between you and other patients.
- We ask that only the patient receiving treatment enter the office if possible.
- While in our office, we ask that everyone wear a face mask if they can. Details on masking are available below.
- We ask that visitors maintain 6 feet of distance between themselves and other visitors (not in the same household) while in the public areas of the office.
- For patients who are at an increased risk for COVID-19 or those who would like additional separation, you are welcome to wait in your car till your room can be cleaned and sanitized. Our staff will then call you when it is time to enter.
Kansas Gov. Kelly signs Executive Order No. 20-52 Mandating Masks in Public
Per Governor Kelly’s Executive Order No. 20-52 on July 2th, 2020, face masks are required while obtaining services in the healthcare sector. This includes our office. Starting Monday July 6th, when we reopen after the 4th of July holiday, we kindly ask that you wear a face mask before entering our lobby.
Certain health conditions may prevent some people from wearing a face covering. For your privacy, you are not required to disclose your health information to other visitors in our office. As this is a health care facility, there may be patients present that cannot wear a mask. We would ask all our visitors to refrain from questioning other patients on their ability to wear a mask. For this reason, you are still able to wait in your car till your room is cleaned and ready if you choose to do so.
The executive order also details other exemptions, which will be observed in our office and are detailed below.
- Children under the age of 5 are not required to wear a mask and children under the age of 2 are requested to NOT wear a mask.
- Communicating with people who are deaf or hard of hearing where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication.
- Temporary removal may be required during examination and/or treatment
Chiropractic Care is Essential
Doctors of Chiropractic are included in the Kansas Essential Functions Framework and we will continue to see patients in-person for necessary care.
We offer care and diagnosis for a variety of issues while maintaining a safe practice atmosphere. This includes:
- Neck, back, and other joint pains
- Sharp and shooting pains
- Headaches, migraines, and sinuous issues
- Neurologic assessments
- Nutritional counseling
- Exercise advice
- Nutritional products
We have the opportunity to lessen the load on emergency rooms, hospitals, and other offices that are dealing with the current crisis. In addition, our screening process is designed to identify those at risk for COVID-19 and get them the help they need at an appropriate facility without seeing them in our office.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Use an alcohol-based sanitizer.
- Keep away from others who are sick.
- Avoid touching handrails, door handles and other high traffic surfaces in public places.
- Avoid touching your face, nose, eyes, etc.
- Avoid non-essential travel.
- If you are not feeling well (even if its mild), stay home, rest and hydrate.
- Ensure you’re getting proper nutrition and maintain any exercise schedule as prescribed or recommended by this office as you are able.
According to the CDC, if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider immediately. Your healthcare professional will work with your states public health department and the CDC to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19. If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you please take steps to safeguard others and remain at home.
If you have any questions about any health care need or injury, please reach out to us. We would be happy to answer your questions, schedule you for an office visit, or point you to the right facility for your issue.