New Patient

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New Patient Center

New patients are seen immediately to assess your injuries and begin a treatment plan to help alleviate your pain.

Your First Visit

Patient Forms

Upon entering our office our receptionist will greet you and welcome you as a member of our family. We will request you fill our patient forms located in the New Patient Center. The paperwork provides us with general information about yourself and your condition.


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


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

X-Ray Studies

Your specific condition may require us to take x-rays to get a full evaluation. X-rays help us rule out more serious conditions or assist us in developing the most effective treatment plan for you. Most people are amazed once they see their x-rays and can often immediately identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves.

Report of Findings

Once all the information and examinations have been performed, Dr. Steven Ryan will give you a report of findings to answer the three most popular questions:

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


Patients will generally be provided with their first treatment at the conclusion of the 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.

Wellness Program

Prior to leaving, patients will be instructed on a wellness program to be conducted at home. If you are in pain when you first come into our office this may include ice or heat application instructions, avoidance of certain activities or positions, as well as home exercises and/or stretches. If you desire an overall wellness lifestyle, our wellness team will work with you to create good habits and routines that support your success. Every body is unique and different and therefore everone requires a unique and customized wellness plan. The foundation of our overall wellness lifestyle is maintaining healthy posture and good spinal alignment, eating a healthy diet, taking supplements, keeping your weight under control and stress relief.

Appointment Policies

Appointment times are given as estimated times that patients will be seen by the doctor. The length of the office visit is based on the needs of each individual patient in the clinic and there may be minimal or extended delays.

Online Forms

Our new patient paperwork is conveniently available for you to download below. Simply click the download link, print the form, and complete it at your convenience before your appointment.

Payment Options

Fairwood Chiropractic believes in the value of wellness care for you and your family and have maintained a pricing structure that allows care for all budgets. Our office participates in most insurance programs. We also accept auto accident and workers compensation cases. For patients who have little or no chiropractic insurance coverage, flexible payment programs can be arranged. To learn more about our payment options for chiropractic and wellness care, you can call our office directly at 425.226.1856 or email us at


All major insurance plans in the State of Washington are accepted at our office. We accept auto accident, workers compensation, personal injury and health insurance plans, including Medicare. Since there are so many plans and coverage varies widely, please call us at 425.226.1856 to find out if your plan covers care in our office. Our staff will verify and explain your benefits before treatment, at no charge.

Auto and Work Injury

All auto insurance companies (such as Allstate, Geico, Farmers, Progressive, State Farm) are accepted as well as all worker’s compensation insurance through either the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) or through self-insured companies such as Boeing (Sedgwick), Costco (Eberle Vivian), and King County (Risk Management).

No Insurance

For patients who have little or no chiropractic insurance coverage, flexible payment programs can be arranged. If you have no insurance or do not have chiropractic benefits there is still a way for you to receive the care you need. Many patients pay directly for care, as they discover chiropractic to be extremely cost-effective and affordable.

Health on a Budget

At Fairwood Chiropractic we’re convinced that a small amount of your time and money to care for your most important asset -- your health -- will be far less time consuming and expensive than trying to recover it. If you feel you do not have enough time or money to take care of yourself, please contact us -- we can help! The last thing we want is for you to come to our wellness center in crisis. So please, we would like to encourage you to take your health very seriously.

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