How much does it cost?
Initial exam and treatment is $160. If you have been referred by another patient, then it is discounted to $100. Regular visits are $40-125 depending on what you want.
Do you take insurance?
To be able to spend more time with his patients, Dr. Carlston doesn't contract with any insurance companies. However, sometimes insurance companies will allow you to claim the visits yourself. In this case, we can provide you a statement that will help in that process.
Can I pay for it with my FSA/HSA?
Does it hurt?
The techniques that Dr. Carlston uses, can at times be uncomfortable if there is scar tissue or a chronic muscle pattern that is causing your problem. However, usually patients say it “hurts good.”
What can I expect on my first visit?
During your first visit for pain relief, Dr. Carlston will ask you about your condition and do a thorough exam to determine what might be causing the pain.
After this exam, he will treat according to what he finds to help you get relief as quickly as possible. He may also give you some stretches to do on your own. At that point you’ll either be released and told to come back as needed, or choose to return for a subsequent visit.
The techniques Dr. Carlston uses are very diverse and involve anything from acupressure (like acupuncture without needles) to deep tissue massage.
How can I learn more about what Dr. Carlston does?
Some of the techniques Dr. Carlston uses are combinations of the techniques below:
Dr. Carlston has also started teaching his technique. Check out www.musclereset.com for more info!