West Family Chiropractic 42 Federal Street Wiscasset, ME 04578 207-882-7800 Peter G. West, D.C. email@example.com
We provide uncompromising quality care and patient service in a comfortable, healing atmosphere. We educate our patients about their diagnosis, injury prevention, proper diet and exercise. Our foremost objective is to restore and maintain our patients’ optimal health and quality of life.
Dr. West uses research supported treatment techniques and remains open minded to investigational care that demonstrates promise to help those suffering. At West Family Chiropractic, we integrate chiropractic treatment into traditional Western healthcare to solidify relations between medical health care providers, Chiropractic physicians and complementary care practitioners.
West Family Chiropractic: Mission
To protect, promote, and restore health using skilled chiropractic adjustments and lifestyle changes.
Dr. Peter West: Biography
Dr. Peter West operates a chiropractic office in Wiscasset, Maine. He earned his B.A. in Biology from the University of Maine, Farmington, and a B.S. and D.C. from the National College of Chiropractic located right outside Chicago. Dr. West has now been in practice since 1989.
Dr. West teaches Pathology, Physiology, and Static & Motion Analysis at the Downeast School of Massage in Waldoboro, ME. In addition, He has a strong background in sports medicine, traditional chiropractic adjustment, ultrasound treatments and muscle stimulation.
Dr. West lives in Wiscasset with his wife Michaela, son Jonathan, and daughters Maria and Julia. Dr. West is a family Chiropractor who treats people of all ages and works with people to improve their health and vitality. He frequently competes in marathons and triathlons.
What is Chiropractic?
The practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure (primarily the spine) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health.
A healthy nervous system supports every tissue in your body. Through traditional chiropractic spinal and extremity adjusting we can support a healthy nervous system which emphasizes the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery.
Discussion - After you complete the initial registration process, we will begin to discuss your health concerns and past medical history. Some of this information may be submitted before your initial consultation by completing the on-line neck pain and / or back pain history forms.
Physical examination - The examination has two primary components:
neurological and orthopedic examinations to determine a clinical diagnosis
assessment of your posture, muscle function, flexibility and spinal joint function. If diagnostic imaging is indicated, you will be referred to a local facility for the study.
Treatment Planning - The details of your diagnosis will be presented and discussed.
Treatment - Treatments in our office may include stretches, exercises, therapy modalities (electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound), soft tissue relaxation techniques and spinal manipulation/adjustments (See Treatments and Techniques).