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Going Green – COVID update.

We all remember Kermit singing that it’s not easy being green, but we are excited that Allegheny and Butler Counties are now in green status. For Zock Family Chiropractic, that means that we will be offering massage therapy starting on Monday.  We are all experiencing more stress than is then normal due to isolation and the lack of human contact.  Both massage therapy and the soft tissue work that Dr. Zock performs prior to adjustment are useful techniques from reducing muscle stress and tension, increasing your sense of well being, and eliminating toxins from your body.

State orders and CDC Guidelines

We are following all applicable guidelines as set by the CDC to protect our patients and employees. We have altered our reception room to expand into the larger open space. Patients may choose to remain in their vehicles until it is time for treatment.  If you are driven to your appointment, we prefer that your driver remains in the car for their own safety as well as our patients. However, there is room inside for your companion to wait.  And we have deed rocking chairs outside for both our patients and their caregivers to wait in comfort. We ask that they follow the face covering and sanitation practices mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,

We require that patients follow the state’s order to cover their faces while in the office. All employees will be wearing masks and will continue to sanitize completely between patient treatments. We will also screen employees as per CDC healthcare guidelines.

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We want to thank all of our valued patients for your support and love. Know that we are making this decision as a means to help the collective and do our part in getting through this together. Please contact us and allow us to help you get through these tough times.

COVID update

We are open to help you and your family. At Zock Family Chiropractic, our first priority has always been and will continue to be the health and safety of our patients. With the recent move to yellow status in our area, and with more patients needing treatment we have been able to expand our hours of operation.

Services Provided

We will continue to treat acute pain, exacerbations of chronic conditions, and emergency patients. With the move to Yellow staus for the Butler County and Allegheny County areas serviced by our practice, we are now permitted to treat maintenance and wellness patients as well.  The office will be open on our normal schedule after the memorial day holiday on Monday, May 25th.

State orders and CDC Guidelines

We are following all applicable guidelines as set by the CDC to protect our patients and employees. We have altered our reception room to expand into the larger open space. Patients may choose to remain in their vehicles until it is time for treatment.  If you are driven to your appointment, we prefer that your driver remains in the car for their own safety as well as our patients. However, there is room inside for your companion to wait.  We ask that they follow the face covering and sanitation practices mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,

We require that patients follow the state’s order to cover their faces while in the office. All employees will be wearing masks and will continue to sanitize completely between patient treatments. We will also screen employees as per CDC healthcare guidelines.

As Dr. Zock is considered an essential healthcare provider, we are unfortunately unable to provide massage services until further notice.

Contact Us

We want to thank all of our valued patients for your support and love. Know that we are making this decision as a means to help the collective and do our part in getting through this together. Please contact us and allow us to help you get through these tough times.

COVID update

We are open to help you and your family. At Zock Family Chiropractic, our first priority has always been and will continue to be the health and safety of our patients. We will continue to treat acute pain, exacerbations of chronic conditions, and emergency patients.

State orders and CDC Guidelines

We are following all applicable guidelines as set by the CDC to protect our patients and employees. We have altered our reception room to expand into the larger open space. Patients may choose to remain in their vehicles until it is time for treatment.

We require that patients follow the state’s order to cover their faces while in the office. All employees will be wearing masks and will continue to sanitize completely between patient treatments. We will also screen employees as per CDC healthcare guidelines.

As Dr. Zock is considered an essential healthcare provider, we are unfortunately unable to provide massage services until further notice.

Contact Us

We want to thank all of our valued patients for your support and love. Know that we are making this decision as a means to help the collective and do our part in getting through this together. Please contact us and allow us to help you get through these tough times.

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At Zock Family Chiropractic, our first priority has always been and will always be the health and safety of our patients. As per state orders, Dr. Zock will discontinue all elective procedures but will remain available for acute/emergency treatments.

At this time, Zock Family Chiropractic will not be offering telehealth services, however, may be reached by email for questions and concerns. We ask that patients only utilize this option if they are experiencing severe pain or immobility. Please email our office with the subject line “Emergency” and we will discuss the safest option of care.

We want to thank all of our valued patients for their support and love. Know that we are making this decision as a means to help the collective and do our part in getting through this together.

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