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Patient Forms

Upon entering our office, our receptionist will greet you and make you feel welcome. We will request that you complete our  patient forms.  Sorry, there's no way out of this one, this is healthcare in America there is no way out of at least a little paperwork, but we will try to make it as painless as possible. 


Consultation

Next, you will have a consultation with Dr. Mattern to discuss what brought you into our office.  He will learn more about you, your condition, and  expectations to determine how and if chiropractic care can meet your goals.


Examination

After your consultation, Dr. Mattern typically performs an embarrassment free examination, testing your reflexes and flexibility, range of motion and the like.  Other standard neurologic, orthopedic, postural, and physical tests may be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our office without your consent.


X-Ray Studies

Depending on your specific condition, we may take X-rays as well. X-rays help us develop  the most effective treatment plan for you, and alert us of  any serious spinal conditions. Most people are amazed once they see their X-rays up close. In some cases, they can even identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves.


Report of Findings

Once the information is collected  and examinations are performed, Dr. Mattern will probably to do a low key "knee to knee" chat, explain his impression of your situation and address any of your concerns or questions.    The most notable being:      
What's wrong?

  1. Can it be fixed?
  2. How long does it take?
  3. What's it cost?

After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine, how you move, stand and possibly any X-rays, Dr. Mattern will discuss recommendations and notify you if  your condition  requires care with other providers.   Above all we want to make sure you are in the right office.  A medical emergency like severely elevated blood pressure, a suspicious lump or a red flag that may come up in your history and review may prompt Dr. Mattern to run your condition past your primary or other health care specialist before we start any care in this office. 


Treatment

 At the conclusion of this initial  appointment, you can choose to  experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and/or soft tissue massage.  Treatment is interactive, so  you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment  anytime.


Wellness Program

Prior to leaving, the doctor will suggest a  wellness program  to incorporate outside of treatment to speed up your recovery.  If you are in pain when you first come into our office this may include: ice or heat application instructions, certain activities or positions to avoid, and at home exercises and/or stretches.  Every person is unique, therefore everyone typically benefits.  Ideally, as with all our patients we want  you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a  healthy diet, proper exercise, and maintain a positive mental state.

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We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today!


 

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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:15am - 12:45pm2:30pm - 6:15pm
TuesdayClosedClosed
Wednesday8:15am - 12:45pm2:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday8:15am - 12:45pm2:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday8:15am - 12:45pm2:30pm - 4:30pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:15am - 12:45pm Closed 8:15am - 12:45pm 8:15am - 12:45pm 8:15am - 12:45pm Closed Closed
2:30pm - 6:15pm Closed 2:30pm - 5:30pm 2:30pm - 5:30pm 2:30pm - 4:30pm Closed Closed

Testimonial

Welcome to Mattern Chiropractic Your West Lafayette Chiropractor For more information or if you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Mattern, call (765) 463-7337 today! Dr. James Mattern has served Lafayette, West Lafayette, and the surrounding area out of the same small, friendly office for nearly a quarter-century. He is dedicated to providing effective, common-sense solutions modified to fit your unique needs, whether you are suffering from back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. You may be searching for pain relief because of an accident, an injury, or a specific condition like chronic back pain or a spinal condition. Even if you just want to improve your overall health, our wellness strategies can help you achieve your goals! Visit our testimonials page to see what our patients are saying about Mattern Chiropractic! During your first visit, Dr. Mattern will explain how chiropractic care works and give you a full evaluation to see if our chiropractic solutions are a good fit to address your needs. If there is a good fit, we can customize a plan of chiropractic care for your condition and health goals. Our personal goal is to get you fixed up as quick as possible and leave you so impressed that you end up telling all your friends and family about us! If you are new to seeing a chiropractor and want to find out more, please email us or call (765) 463-7337 to receive personalized answers to your questions from either Sherry, Becky, or Matthew (Dr. Mattern's talented, hardworking, multitasking receptionists). You can even leave a message to have Dr. Mattern personally return your call or text. We also welcome referrals, so please send our website along to your friends and family! We tell our patients that the best way to express their gratitude is to share us as a resource with others who may still be a little "iffy" when it comes to something new like seeing a chiropractor. If you would like to stay informed about modern chiropractic care or if you want to start receiving free articles about health & wellness news, feel free to subscribe to our bi-weekly newsletter, even if you are not a patient. Also be sure to take advantage of the great resources available on our website such as health & wellness articles and community content. "Observational study found that low back pain patients receiving chiropractic care, which typically includes spinal manipulation, are more satisfied than those receiving medical care." -New England Journal of Medicine Dr. James Mattern West Lafayette Chiropractor | Mattern Chiropractic | (765) 463-7337 1231 Cumberland Ave West Lafayette, IN 47906 Share Us With Your Friends & Family! Testimonial I've suffered from migraines my entire life. As I've gotten older they have increased in frequency to about 3 times a week. No pain killers, either over- the-counter or prescribed have ever been able to take away one of my migraines in the same day. But if I visit Dr. Mattern, and he adjust me, my headaches are usually gone within a few hours and they stay gone for quite awhile. Unbelieveable! I would recommend at least trying chiropractic care if you suffer from migraines too.

Julie Boutelle
West Lafayette, IN

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