What To Expect
We love seeing new patients! Having the opportunity to serve persons in need of our care is a responsibility we don't take lightly. Getting to know our neighbors is an enjoyable and fun experience for us. We are real people, with real families that live in your community and would like to get to know you.
Below is an overview what you can expect as a new patient at Ladera Family & Sports Chiroporactic. If you have a question we didn't answer here, please contact us and we will be more than happy to promptly answer your questions.
Initial Consultation +
One of the great things about our office is that we never charge for an initial consultation with the doctor. We are committed to answering… Read More
X-Ray Examination +
Our state-of-the-art office enables patients the most convenience possible, with in-house X-ray service. X-rays are only one part of our examination process, but an essential… Read More
Thermal Imaging +
Does Thermal Scan hurt?Absolutely not. The scan does not utilize any needles, electrical shock, or heat whatsoever. It receives important information from your Central Nervous… Read More
Report of Findings
Initial Care +
During your initial care in our office, our primary goal is to get you out of pain, functioning better and back to your normal routine… Read More
Corrective Care +
There are two phases of corrective care when correcting spinal subluxations. Phase one is called "Initial Intensive Care" or "Relief Care". The purpose of this… Read More
Road To Recovery +
The Road to Recovery is a visual guide showing recovery stages from suffering to healing to optimizing and all stages in between. Use this guide… Read More
Health 101 +
These classes are offered every other Wednesday night and designed for the new patient as an adjunct to their chiropractic care. We believe knowledge is… Read More
5 Factors of Health +
One of the areas we discuss in our "Health 101" Classes is the 5 Factors of Health. In this section we discuss how keeping these… Read More
Nutrition Talks +
Dr. MacAdam has been speaking to Corporations, Orange County Fire Departments, senior homes, schools, mom’s groups, and churches for over 15 years on the subject… Read More
What Is Chiropractic? +
Chiropractic was founded by D.D. Palmer and established in 1895 as a healthcare system in the United States. Chiropractic is a science, art and philosophy.… Read More
Are There Risks? +
While every health discipline has its risks, chiropractic care has one of the lowest risk ratings regarding malpractice according to all major malpractice insurance carriers… Read More
What About Insurance? +
Most insurances will cover some amount of chiropractic care for each individual. While benefits vary greatly and each patient's needs are different, we make sure… Read More
Are There Age Limits? +
Absolutely not! Infants to seniors can benefit from chiropractic care. While not every person needs chiropractic care, I believe everyone on the planet should have… Read More
What If My Insurance Doesn’t Cover Chiropractic Care? +
Many of our patients who seek care in our office understand that their insurance does not cover chiropractic services due to HMO limitations or other… Read More
What Is CrainioBiotic Technique (CBT)? +
How does CBT work? CBT is based on the exciting, emerging field of Energy Medicine. CBT treatment involves the fingertip stimulation of a series of… Read More
New Patient Forms * Required *
If you are a new patient to Ladera Family & Sports Chiropractic, please print and complete these forms prior to your first visit. If you have any questions, please call our office at 949.276.4700.
Dr. MacAdam's Recommended Stretches
Dr. MacAdam has put together some basic stretches that will help your wellness. Sitting for hours on end at a desk or doing repetitive work is not good for your body. Open, print and then keep these stretches close by. Use these stretches as recommended and you will feel better.
Nerve Function Chart
This is a great chart that will visually show you how nerves in your spine effect different and specific parts of your body.
Road to Recovery
The Road to Recovery is a visual guide showing recovery stages from suffering to healing to optimizing and all stages in between. Use this guide to chart your recovery.