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What’s Happening at Body Logic: September 2020

Best Wishes, Dr. Matt!

It is with appreciation and gratitude that we said farewell to Dr. Matt on August 21, 2020.  Click here to read a letter from Dr. Matt to his Body Logic community of staff and patients.

Dr. Amanda and Dr. Scott will be taking over Dr. Matt’s patients’ care as Body Logic adapts to only having two doctors.  We plan to hire another doctor in the future, but will not be rushing the process.  We want to ensure we find the best fit for our office culture and our patients’ needs.  Given the quick transition and the challenge of having school-age children, Dr. Amanda and Dr. Scott are doing their best to accommodate patient hours of availability.  We will keep you informed of any schedule changes and/or increased availability as we progress into the fall.  Please let us know if you have any specific needs and we will do our best to meet them!

If you are unable to get a chiropractic appointment as quickly as desired, we encourage you to schedule a massage with our amazing team of massage therapists.  Click here to read about the different massage types available.  And see below for special pricing through the month of September!

Please Continue Protecting Each Other During the Pandemic

We empathize with our Virginia Beach community as we have all felt challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Who knew it would last this long?!  Regardless, it remains the utmost importance that we keep our patients, clients, and staff safe and healthy.  We will continue asking questions regarding your health and any potential concern for contact with someone that had a positive COVID-19 test since your last entry into the office. Body Logic requires all staff and patrons to utilize face coverings as stated in Executive Order 63 that remains in effect for Virginia.

Please note, Body Logic is a healthcare facility that provides care to many people with a variety of health conditions.  We ask you to understand that some patients have health conditions that are negatively impacted by wearing a face covering and, therefore, are not required to as per Executive Order 63.  Body Logic does not discriminate against nor neglect care for a patients that fall into this category.  Our sanitary practices are within CDC standards and we care about your health.  We understand and respect if you make the choice not to enter our facility based on the possibility that someone may not have a face covering.  Only you can determine your personal preference and level of risk of exposure.  Stop the spread.  Wear a mask.  And please be respectful of each other.

Nutrition Promotion: SP Detox Balance Program

Feeling sluggish from too much summer fun?  Eating on-the-go while juggling kids and work?  Did you fall victim to the “Quarantine 15?”  The Standard Process Detox Balance Program can clean-up and jump start your body on the path to better health in just 10-days!  Following the recommended clean diet is healthy and simple.  And drinking the suggested number of SP Detox Balance shakes provides the nutrients necessary to support metabolic detoxification.

Benefits of the SP Detox Balance shake include

  • a vegan protein source of 17 grams per servingSP Detox Balance available at Body Logic
  • good source of dietary fiber
  • supports the body’s natural toxin elimination function
  • good source of plant-based magnesium

Benefits from completion of the SP Detox Balance Program include

  • improved energy
  • weight-loss
  • reduced inflammation
  • improved sleep quality
  • improved digestion
  • reduced toxic load

You’re one click away from finding out how you can change your life in 10 days! Purchase the 10-day or 28-day in the month of September and get 10% OFF!

Back-to-School Massage Promotion

Calling all parents, teachers, administration… and everyone!  We appreciate that everyone is stressed out these days- it’s hard to avoid!. Unfortunately, high stress levels have a negative impact on your health and well-being on many levels, including pain levels- ouch!  Therapeutic massage can be just what the doctor ordered… improved blood flow, endorphin release, and relaxation are only a couple of the many benefits massage offers.

So we decided to make massage even more affordable the month of September:  Everyone gets a $10 discount on massage!  Since patients already receive the $10 discount, an additional $5 off will be applied upon check out… patients get $15 off for massage!  We encourage everyone to take a little time for themselves this month.  You deserve it!

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Massage Services On Hold. Chiropractic Still Available

To our beloved Body Logic patrons:

In compliance with the state of Virginia’s closure of non-essential businesses, including the massage industry, Body Logic has elected to stop providing massage services effective Wednesday, March 24, 2020.  The closure is expected to last until April 24th, pending any potential changes made by Governor Northam or the federal government.  We are sad that we won’t be able to provide the much needed stress relief and pain management that massage offers our clients and patients.  However, we respect the need to help slow the curve.  Please keep our amazing massage therapists in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.  They work hard and care deeply for our community; and to be told to stop helping people through their gifted hands is challenging.  We are keeping in close communication with them.  They send their well-wishes and prayers for health and safety to all of you.  You may have questions regarding how this impacts you…

I’m a Body Logic massage member.  What happens now?

We are grateful for our massage members and appreciate your loyalty to our office!  Some members are unable to redeem their March massages.  That massage will be waiting for you once the restriction is lifted.  Body Logic will not debit your account for the massage membership draft for April.  We will reevaluate whether or not we will draft in May based on further guidance by our government.

I have a massage gift certificate that is going to expire.  Can I still redeem it?

We will be “freezing” all gift certificates while massage services are unavailable.  The number of days that massage is unavailable will be added to your expiration date.  We want you to get your massage!

I had a massage in the last 2 weeks.  Should I be concerned?

We want to reassure you that Body Logic has taken precautions to prevent exposure to COVID-19 for both our staff and our clients/patients.  There has been no known exposure in our office at this time.  We are compliant with CDC regulations and have increased our sanitation practices above our normal high standards.

Body Logic remains open for chiropractic services.

We feel a commitment to our community and fellow health-care professionals to remain available for chiropractic services.  Did you know the #2 reason for scheduling a doctor’s appointment is low back pain, second only to the common cold?  Given the current health status of our country, we can help lighten the load of our emergency medical staff and family practitioners.  Please know that we are here for you!

If you are a patient, you may have questions regarding how this impacts you…

What sanitary precautions is Body Logic taking?

Body Logic’s office is professionally cleaned.  In addition, our staff is taking hourly sanitary precautions, following CDC guidelines, and limiting contact among patients and staff.  Please note: we are not utilizing personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks because we do not come in contact with bodily fluids.  Due to the worldwide shortage, we feel it is important that PPE is best used by our healthcare professionals coming in direct contact with the virus.

I fall under the high-risk category.  OR someone in my house falls under the high-risk category.  Should I still come to my appointment?

That is entirely up to you!  We are taking sanitary precautions noted above, but completely understand if you prefer to remain home to be safe.  We are making daily reminder calls to find out if you will be attending your scheduled appointment.  If you know in advance that you prefer to cancel or reschedule, please feel free to contact us first at 757-427-0355.

How can we help keep Body Logic safe?

The health and safety of our staff and clients/patients is of the utmost importance.  Here’s how you can help:

  • If you are exhibiting any signs of illness, particularly coughing, fever, or shortness of breath, please call and cancel/reschedule your appointment.
  • If someone in your home is exhibiting any signs of illness, we ask that you call and cancel/reschedule your appointment.
  • If someone comes with you to your appointment, please ask that person to wait in the vehicle while you are in your appointment to limit unnecessary exposure.
  • If you have small children that you must bring with you to your appointment, please limit the number of toys you bring from your home to 1/child.  We also ask that you bring sanitary items such as hand sanitizing wipes with you to help us save our supply for your fellow patients.
  • Please wait to enter the office until your appointment time to prevent unnecessary contact with other patients.

Are office hours changing?

Yes.  A big THANK YOU to everyone that responded to the survey sent over the weekend, we have been able to start planning with data.  Change is necessary to ensure the health and safety of our community as well as the financial state of Body Logic.  We are working to finalize office hours and staffing to become effective Monday, March 30, 2020.   Please be on the lookout for another announcement later this week!  Body Logic will be closed on Saturdays until massage services resume.

We thank you for your support and understanding as we adapt to the current circumstances in our community, city, state, country, and world.  For the most up-to-date information, please follow us on Facebook.

 

 

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Body Logic is Open

We want to reassure our patients and clients that your health and safety is our first concern. Body Logic will remain open unless circumstances change. We are taking sanitary precautions and will continue to monitor CDC recommendations. As always, we will do our best to protect our patients and clients as we continue to pray for our community.

It’s time for focusing on personal health and keeping your immune system as strong as possible. The products and services at Body Logic are intended to have a positive impact on your health.  We recommend keeping your appointments unless you experience symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, dry cough, and/or shortness of breath) or you are  in the high risk category for exposure. We also encourage you to display healthy habits and follow the CDC’s recommendations for protecting your health and the health of others:

  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, and then dispose of it in the garbage.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds – especially after using the bathroom, before eating, and after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

Stay safe, wash your hands, and keep open communication with your provider.  Body Logic will always strive to help the community move better, feel better, and live better!

For updates regarding Body Logic’s status, please monitor our Facebook page.