Thermography

Thermography2019-09-10T17:11:28-05:00

Grounded in the science of Regulation Thermography, the AlfaSight 9000TM provides a visible measurement of the Autonomic Nervous System. It is an initial-screening method that produces no radiation or toxicity. The FDA cleared thermography system identifies multiple areas of physiological dysregulation.

THERMOGRAPH GUIDELINES

Please observe the following before your Thermograph appointment:

Food and Drink:

  • Do not drink coffee, black tea, or caffeinated beverages.
  • Do not smoke the morning of the test.
  • Do not drink alcohol for at least 24 hours prior to the test.
  • A light breakfast is acceptable, but nothing piping hot.

Clothing and Accessories:

  • Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing that can be easily removed. Wear a long-­sleeved button up shirt and long pants, even if the weather is hot or humid. Avoid synthetic fibers and tight clothing.
  • Do not wear a bra or remove it at least 15 min prior to the test.
  • Remove eyeglasses at least 15 min before the exam, as there are sinus points on the nose that will be tested.
  • Long hair should be tied back.

Cosmetics:

  • Do not shower or bathe the morning of the test. ( a shower the night before is ok) Do not brush your teeth the morning of the test.
  • Do not wear make-up
  • NO tanning for 24 hours prior to your scan.
  • Do not use body sprays, skin creams, lotions, or deodorant the morning of the test.

Activities:

  • Come to the appointment hydrated: drink 12-16 oz or water ½ to 2 hours before the test.
  • Do not exercise the morning of the test. This includes running, yoga, pilates.
  • Refrain from sexual intercourse the night before and morning of your scan.
  • Refrain from “regulative” and therapeutic practices within 36 hours prior to the test. This includes acupuncture, bio-energetic treatments, therapeutic massage, classical homeopath, chiropractic treatments, etc.
  • Refrain from dentistry and dental cleanings at least 3 days prior to test.
  • NO flying for 24 hours prior to your scan.
  • Women cannot be tested during the first or second day of the menstrual period. The lower abdominal points warm up and create false readings.

New Patient

When visiting Van Engen Chiropractic and Health Center for the first time, please print and fill out the New Patient Intake Form, and bring it to your first appointment. Otherwise you can fill it out in the office. (arrive 15 minutes early to fill out the paperwork)

New Patient Intake Form