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March is Refer a Friend Month!

East End Chiropractic relies on the good reviews and kind referrals that our patients continue to give. We are thankful to work in a community of people who see the value of conservative chiropractic care and we would like to show our appreciation! For the month of March, we are giving current patients an opportunity to receive a free adjustment. Here’s how:

  • March Is Refer a Friend Month - Nashville TN - East End Chiropractic Stop by our office and pick up a referral card with a signature
  • Give the card to a friend, coworker or family member who has not been to East End Chiropractic.
  • When they make a New Patient Appointment with us, have them bring the signed card in with them.
  • If the appointment is kept, your account will be credited with a free adjustment!


Also, if you haven’t left a review on one of the sites above, please take a moment to leave one. The tool bar at the top of our page is an easy way to link to your favorite review site. Anyone leaving a review for East End Chiropractic during the month of March will be entered into a drawing for a free adjustment! If you would like to be included in the drawing, make sure you leave your first name and the first letter of  your last name on your review.

We cannot say enough about you, our patients, and the gratitude we have for your kind words and referrals. As always, please let us know if we can do anything to make the services we provide better for you. Happy March everyone!

By John Olsen on March 2nd, 2016 | Tagged with: Tags: , | Comments Off on March is Refer a Friend Month!

Importance of Compliance

Most chiropractors are owners of their practice, therefore, offices operate at the owner’s discretion within federal and state scopes. Many chiropractic offices have various philosophies and perspectives on how to interact with patients and how to reach health goals. These differences will be seen in technique, office protocols, and treatment plan recommendations.

Goals of Treatment Plans

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The focus of this post is on treatment plans. Goals of a treatment plan can be separated into short term goals and long term goals. In general, short term goals often include decreasing intensity and frequency of discomfort, increasing pain free ranges of motion, and decreasing positive exam findings. Long term goals focus on increased functional mobility and how to decrease the likelihood of reoccurrence or new injury onset. Re-evaluates and patient feedback are documented to see if these goals are being reached.

The stage of the condition; and if it is defined as acute (new, recent, actively painful) or chronic (old, reoccurring, latent periods) will also influence treatment plan formats. An acute condition is actively in the stages of the body’s inflammation process. A chronic case needs to account for compensatory changes.

The tissue that is injured will also influence the timeline of a treatment plan. Different tissues heal at different rates due to biological make up and external and internal stressors.

The recommended treatment plan goals and visit frequency are based on researched ethical expectations that take into account stages of the condition and biology of injured tissue. Research as found you should expect 80-90% of acute symptoms to be gone within 2-4 weeks of treatment, about 5-6 visits, when utilizing chiropractic care. The last 10-20% of treatment takes a bit more time, active effort, and compliance. Please note, this is speaking of conservative care treatment for conservative care cases!

Research also supports that combination care is more effective than the individual treatments alone. Chiropractic adjustments, muscle work, exercises, diet, and rest are more effective together than simply choosing one route. Long term goals, chronic pain conditions, and injury prevention are dependent on this combination.

Of course the only way this is useful information and an effective treatment path for patients is if they are compliant. At our office we try to support easy compliance. At our office patients have the option to schedule out their appointments as far into the recommended plan as they wish. This allows for patients to consider their schedules and progress. Payment is collected at time of service to ease financial comfort for the patient and to hold our doctors accountable to the visit at hand.

To summarize:

  • Treatment plans are designed to reach short and long term goals of being pain free and functional.
  • Stage of the condition and the specific injured tissues are two aspects that determine goals and duration of a treatment plan.
  • Research has shown what expectations a doctor and patient should have for the healing process and future injury prevention.
  • It is always the patient’s choice to comply with recommended treatment plans. Successful recovery is not guaranteed if a patient does not follow through with a credible, researched treatment plan.

We hope to provide as much flexibility in hours and payment options to encourage easy compliance for our patient’s health success!

By Lauren Calabra on February 20th, 2016 | Tagged with: Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Importance of Compliance

We Are Extending Our Office Hours!

Great News!

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We are extending our office hours!

East End Chiropractic will now be open Tuesdays from 8am-1pm. We hope the morning extension will complement the working schedules of many of our patients.  Having these additional hours will help with appointment consistency, more availability for new patient appointments, patient compliance, and overall treatment success! At this time, only Dr. Calabra will be available at the new Tuesday morning hours. Both doctors will be available as normal for all other posted clinic times.

If you have any other recommendations or suggestions on how our office can better serve the Nashville area, please let us know!

New Office Hours will start February 2nd, 2016!

Monday: 8am-1pm, 3pm-6pm

Tuesday: 8am-1pm

Wednesday: 8am-1pm, 3pm-6pm

Thursday: 8am-1pm, 3pm-6pm



As always, stay up to date with our clinic hours in association with holidays, continuing education seminars, or personal absence by checking our website or following us on Facebook and Twitter!

By Lauren Calabra on February 2nd, 2016 | Tagged with: Tags: , , , | Comments Off on We Are Extending Our Office Hours!

Patient Appreciation Day and Holiday Hours

Patient Appreciation Day and Holiday Hours - Nashville TN - East End ChiropracticEast End Chiropractic has had another successful Patient Appreciation Day thanks to our loyal and amazing patients! We had a fun time celebrating with everyone who came out on Saturday. There was Christmas music, festive sweaters, food and coffee from our friends at Yeast Nashville, crafts and even a special sing along with a ukulele! Pictured here: Dr. Calabra, assisted by Hannah, showing stretch techniques to one of our great patients!

We know that being a patient sometimes means you are coming in because of pain and discomfort. We also know that sometimes you come in for maintenance care. Whatever brings you to our office, East End Chiropractic is grateful that you choose us for your healthcare needs.

If you need anything during this holiday season, please feel free to give us a call! Here are our holiday hours:

  • 12/21 Monday: 8am – 1pm and 3pm – 6pm
  • 12/22 Tuesday: 10am – 1pm
  • 12/23 Wednesday: 8am – 1pm
  • 12/24 and 12/25: CLOSED! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
  • 12/28 Monday: 8am – 1pm and 3pm- 6pm
  • 12/29 Tuesday: 10am – 1pm
  • 12/30 Wednesday: 8am – 1pm and 3pm – 6pm
  • 12/31 Thursday: 8am – 1pm
  • 1/1 Friday: CLOSED! HAPPY NEW YEAR!


By John Olsen on December 17th, 2015 | Tagged with: Tags: , | Comments Off on Patient Appreciation Day and Holiday Hours

A Month of Thanks

It is so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holidays. So I’d like to take a moment to pause and share some THANKS for the good doctors at East End Chiropractic.
I have worked here for a little over two years. I am so thankful to Dr. Olsen for the opportunity to restart my work career. His dedication to this practice has been humbling and I give thanks for A Month of Thanks - Nashville TN - East End Chiropracticbeing able to be a part of such an inclusive and caring environment. Working at East End has also educated me on the importance of Chiropractic health and the benefits it provides for my whole body health. Dr. Olsen has encouraged me to listen to my own body as it tells me what I need a lot of the time. He is kind and caring and those qualities flow into his time with his patients.
Dr. Lauren Calabra (Dr. C!) has been a great addition to East End Chiropractic. Not only am I thankful for her friendship, I am also thankful for her knowledge of biomechanics and her dedication to educate herself for the benefit of her patients. She brings her expertise of Chiropractic care along with her athletic ability to give patients a well-rounded visit-not only do they leave with an adjustment, but they are given exercises to take home to help keep them strong and healthy. Her dedication is top notch and I have benefitted more than once from her stretches and manual adjustments. My gratitude for her being at East End is immense.
Both Dr. Olsen and Dr. Calabra make it easy to be thankful. If you’ve been on the fence about Chiropractic care; if you are wondering if it’s worth your time and investment, I would gladly encourage you to come meet these two doctors. They will answer any questions you have and work with you to find the best solution to your health needs. I guarantee you will leave here full of thanks.

By John Olsen on November 6th, 2015 | Tagged with: Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on A Month of Thanks

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