• Everything concerning your treatment is kept confidential.
  • Information is released ONLY by your written consent, or if required by certain circumstances, such as a court order or a life-threatening emergency situation.
  • Protection of your privacy is mandated by law, by professional ethics and by my personal integrity. Details of your Patient Privacy Rights are discussed at your first appointment, as required by state and federal laws. View HTOM’s Privacy Policy.

Request to the Patient:

In order to provide the best possible treatment(s) and to ensure your safety, I request you:

  • Inform me of all medications, supplements, herbs, pharmaceutical drugs, or special foods taken.
  • Inform me of any treatments you are currently involved with.
  • Fill out the “New Patient” forms as completely as possible, preferably before coming to your appointment. You can download the “New Patient Forms” by going to the
    “Patient forms” page.
  • Inform me of anything new or different at each return visit.
  • Inform me if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.

Before your treatment, please consider the following:

  • Eat a light meal or snack prior to your treatment (within a couple of hours) – avoid heavy
  • meals, fasting or long periods since last meal or snack.
  • Use the restroom upon arrival before the treatment – Restrooms are located across the hall from the office.
  • Avoid alcohol or recreational drugs prior to the treatment.
  • Wear loose fitting clothing, especially pant legs and sleeves, if possible. – otherwise, a treatment gown will be provided if necessary.

Your Treatment:

  • Your treatment will last approximately 1 hour – 1 hour & 15 minutes for follow-up visits or 1 hour & 30 minutes – 2 hours for your initial/first time visit.
  • During your treatment we use individually packaged, sterile, disposable needles, so there is virtually no chance of infection of contagion.

>>  Steps of Care: The Treatment Process