What to Expect

Patient Forms

Upon entering our office our receptionist will greet you and welcome you as a member of our family.  We will request you to fill out our patient forms, which provides us with general information about yourself and your condition.

Save some time and fill out the forms ahead of time. Download and complete the forms below and bring them to your first visit:

New Patient Online form
Chiropractic Consent form
Neck Questionnaire
Back Questionnaire
Medication- Allergies list
GPCC Financial Policy
Notice of Privacy Practices
Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice of Privacy Practices

Good Faith Estimate

You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost Under the law, healthcare providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.

You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.

Make sure your healthcare provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your healthcare provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service.

If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.

Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.

For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises.


Next you will have a consultation with Dr. Edward Welch to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, as well as potential treatment options. Your first visit is designed for Dr. Edward Welch to learn more about you, your condition and your expectations to determine whether chiropractic care can meet your goals.


After your consultation, Dr. Edward Welch will perform a complete chiropractic examination testing your reflexes, your ability to turn and bend as well as functional neurologic, orthopedic, postural, and physical examinations. Nothing will be done in our office without your consent.

x-rayStudiesX-Ray Studies

Your specific condition may require us to take x-rays to get a full evaluation of your present functional status. X-rays help us rule out more serious conditions or assist us in developing the most effective treatment plan for you.

ReportoffindingsReport of Findings

Next, Dr. Edward Welch will give you a report of findings to answer the 3 popular questions:

  • Can you help me?
  • What do you recommend that I do to get better?
  • How much is it going to cost?

After discussing with you your history and your goals, examining your spine and reviewing any x-rays or tests, Dr. Edward Welch will discuss recommendations with you. If you have a condition that requires care with other providers, the doctor will tell you. If Dr. Edward Welch believes we can help you, we will recommend treatment and a wellness program.


Patients will generally be provided with their first treatment at the conclusion of the first appointment. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapies, and/or soft tissue therapies.  Treatment is interactive with you so you can express any concerns you have about the style of adjustment you will be most comfortable with.