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We value our patients' experience at The Natural Health Improvement Center. If you are currently a chiropractic patient, please feel free to complete the following Client Experience Questionnaire. The Questionnaire is in Adobe Acrobat format, and requires the free Acrobat Reader to view.

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Dr. Katie Stull
Your St. Joseph Chiropractor


What Our Patients Are Saying

“Amazing, I have been on the program 2 weeks and my IBS has improved immensely! I am sleeping 6-8 hours a night. I have more energy and I am feeling less anxious. The gals are great and so helpful.” -MM 10/21/15

“I have energy all day long – not tired – sleeping is better and more restful” – LP 6/6/2015

“Sleeping better, lost 5lbs, can tell my energy level in the afternoon & evening is better” – CD 3/6/15

“Sleeping through the night – Yay!, No longer needs daily mirilax – Super Yay!, tummy pain is gone and she is hungry :)” – KA 4/21/15

“I suffer from migraines. All kinds of migraines: menstrual, sinus, barometric pressure, and I am also sensitive to bright lights and smells. I usually get at least two menstrual migraines a month. I usually take 2-4 prescription migraine pills every month. My first month taking the supplements I did not get one migraine. I had a menstrual headache around that time, but not severe enough to have to take my prescription migraine medicine. My sinuses feel so much better, my head feels clearer. I do not have cluster headaches any more because of my sinuses and there is no more pressure in my head from the temperature change (barometric pressure).”
– Janelle

“When Dr. Katie first tested me in June there were many problems.  All I knew was that I had been experiencing several chronic things that were getting more pronounced: flank pain, urinary frequency and urgency and incontinence, daily “heartburn”, deep nocturnal foot and leg cramping, general fatigue, lack of energy, constipation and bloating, dry skin…
I didn’t notice much the first couple of weeks except the lack of “heartburn”.  I am ecstatic over the fact that the wheat elimination has totally done away with the heartburn symptoms.  The flank pain is gone!!! The weird tremor situation between my shoulder blades is gone.  The cramps are gone unless I am out of calcium or forget to take it…A big plus is loosing 6-7 pounds!  Taking the supplements is easy.  Meal planning and preparation are the hard part since I would like NEVER to cook.
I think Dr. Katie probably has added years to my life and especially increased the quality of my life.  I realize I still have a long way to go before I am into the positive side of the “healthy” graph.  It shouldn’t surprise me to realize that my food sensitivities can affect my health so dramatically, but it does.  It is truly a blessing to know that Dr. Katie is helping so many people with this program.”
– April

“Before I started the program I was tired alot, most days. Now I need less sleep, and I’m feeling much more energetic throughout the day.”
-Liz


Allergies

“I was always tired and constantly sneezing, coughing and plagued by food allergy symptoms.  Now, my allergy symptoms have greatly decreased.  I used to be glued to a tissue box but now I hardly need them.  I also sleep better through the night and feel more rested.”
-Cassie G.

“I had low energy, bad allergies (headaches, stuffy head, congested ears) and difficulty finding the willpower to stay on a diet (eat right). Now, I have more energy and clarity. My head is less “fuzzy”, allergies are much improved- no more daily Zyrtec, just eye drops and an occasional over-the-counter. I am motivated to eat better and stay on a diet. The personal assessment helps to know what to avoid.”
-S.K.

“I had brain fog. Hormone imbalance, stress headaches and frequent cold/sinus infections. Now, I rarely experience stress headaches AND most importantly I rarely get sick with cold/sinus infections, while others around me are always sick.”
-S.L.

“Before the program, I had long cycles, fatigue, digestive issues and bad allergies. Overall, I feel really good! I have lots of energy & may have even lost some weight. I haven’t even taken allergy medication. I still have long cycles but have only had one period since starting the program.”
-E.W.

“I had really severe allergies with border line glucose level and poor circulation and digestion. Now, my allergies are completely gone, and my circulation has improved. I drastically modified my diet by reducing my sugar and starch intake, but I have not had a glucose level test. My digestive symptoms improved as well.”
–M.H.

“I could not focus and I experienced constant nausea. I had frequent stomach aches and bad cramps. I was borderline depressed and had no motivation. I had to take benadryl frequently for my seasonal allergies. I now have the ability to focus and stay motivated. I no longer suffer from stomach aches or nausea. My cramps have improved and I have not had to take benadryl for over six months! I also learned how to cook!”
–M.B.

“Before the program, I had irregular periods and year-round allergies that required medication. I also had digestive issues with bloating and stomach pain. Now, my periods are on a consistent cycle and they are shorter. I have been allergy medication free for seven months! My stomach is flatter and I don’t experience stomach pain. I even lost weight.”
–E.W.


Ankle Pain

“I was feeling tired all the time and had such severe muscle, joint pain and weakness. It was difficult to go up and down stairs, I could not ride my bike and had trouble walking around the block. I also had daily swelling in both ankles. Today, my joint and muscle pain is almost gone – I am having no problems doing stairs and am back to brisk 1-2 mile walks. My fatigue is almost gone, as is the swelling in my ankles. I am feeling so much better it is absolutely amazing. I feel like I am getting my life back.”

-Marie P.

“I was at my highest weight ever and feeling sluggish, tired and miserable.  No energy to do anything!  My ankles were always swollen at the end of the day also.  I was always snacking even after meals.  After about 5 days of changed diet the first change was my sin felt different.  I kept touching my face.  The bloating was going away.  Now after almost 3 months I’ve lost about 30 pounds and my ankles are normal again.  Most of the aches and pains I used to experience especially when getting up after sitting awhile are gone!  I don’t have urges to snack anymore.  I am definitely more satisfied and less hungry.”
-Nancy N.

“Well, I had pain running down my left leg weakness in the knee and ankle and problems sitting. Now, I don’t have any weakness in the knee and ankle. My back is great. But I have to watch what I do and what position I do it. No problems sitting. Chiropractic care has kept me from setting surgery which was recommended.”
-Ed W.


Back Pain

“I had pains in my lower back, left shoulder and pain in the left side of my rib area.  It is much better now.  I still have isolated issues but I am feeling much better.”

-Margo W.

“I had been suffering with constant lower back pain and neck pain. The discomfort was impacting my daily life—exercise was difficult, work was a daily challenge. I couldn’t sit too long or stand too long. I took a chance on chiropractic care due to success reported by friends who had sought such care. My quality of life is much improved. I have greater mobility and relief. Although I need to manage my issues with regular adjustments my symptoms rarely, if ever, interfere with my daily life. I look forward to my adjustments.”
-Suzanne T.

“Well, I had pain running down my left leg weakness in the knee and ankle and problems sitting. Now, I don’t have any weakness in the knee and ankle. My back is great. But I have to watch what I do and what position I do it. No problems sitting. Chiropractic care has kept me from setting surgery which was recommended.”
-Ed W.

“I had mid-back pain with much worse lower back pain and would only seek treatment when the discomfort was very bad. My back is now stabilized and currently excellent. I find that being adjusted keeps my back in good shape and I never get the level of discomfort I used to endure.
-Sue D.

“Pain and discomfort in neck and lower back which originated in my mid/lower back area brought me into the office. Treatment improves comfort and mobility.”
-Jim G.

“I sustained a sciatic injury while shoveling. It caused severe pain to run up and down my right leg to the point that I could barely walk. Pain ensued while sitting and sleeping.  The pain subsided after adjustments and I am fully healed without any side affects and able to fully return to a full exercise program.”
-Dave C.

“I had low back pain. Could not stand up. The pain was very bad for my legs and hips as well. Now I am so much better. I can bend over with no trouble. I have no pain in my back or my legs. Even my hip feels better.”
-Pauline O.

“I had a back injury, a partial tear in my right rotator cuff and bad knees. Due to several falls I was in pain for over 2 years. Add this to being overweight it was difficult to get much exercise. Once I started taking supplements and eating better my life started changing. Recently I started walking my grandchildren to school and back and realized that I could do this with minimum pain and have added longer walks and am feeling much better. I never thought that I could do this and I’m happy that the changes I’ve made since coming here are definitely making me a much healthier person. In addition, my cholesterol went down from 227 to 177.”
-Ruth C.


Bell’s Palsy

“The major issue was Bell’s Palsy which after 3 years still affected the right side of my face. My eyelid would not stay fully open and would close when chewing. I also experienced very regular headaches usually arriving between 3 and 4 am. I was tired by mid afternoon and in need of a nap. This affected my thinking and focus. I ate sweets and drank coke daily, which felt like an addiction. I would also wake up during the night with leg/toe cramps. Now it has been a great improvement! Rare headaches and sweet cravings less intense. I gave up coke. Wow I can live without it and don’t miss it! No longer have a need for daytime naps- feeling awake all day. I feel alert, focused and energized. Toe cramps are rare. An incredible improvement with the Bell’s- saw and felt an immediate change. Paralysis eased up, eyelid stays open- even while chewing. Mouth now turns upward in smile. Three years living with Bell’s Palsy with little improvement and then rapid improvement in days.”
-Pat R.


Bloating

“Bloating was my worst. I never knew how I would feel the next day. I was always tired after work. This would make me very stressed. My attitude would change to very cranky. Now I don’t feel bloated. I am very energetic and my stress levels decreased. I actually feel really good! I get home after, work and keep going. I have a 4 year old which I can now run around with more, without being exhausted. My husband even sees the difference in me!”

-Irene D.

“I was feeling tired and sluggish and also felt bloated and uncomfortable after meals. Now I feel much better. I am more alert and focused. I also have less stomach discomfort. ”
-Cheryl P.

“When Dr. Katie first tested me in June there were many problems.  All I knew was that I had been experiencing several chronic things that were getting more pronounced: flank pain, urinary frequency and urgency and incontinence, daily “heartburn”, deep nocturnal foot and leg cramping, general fatigue, lack of energy, constipation and bloating, dry skin…
I didn’t notice much the first couple of weeks except the lack of “heartburn”.  I am ecstatic over the fact that the wheat elimination has totally done away with the heartburn symptoms.  The flank pain is gone!!! The weird tremor situation between my shoulder blades is gone.  The cramps are gone unless I am out of calcium or forget to take it…A big plus is loosing 6-7 pounds!  Taking the supplements is easy.  Meal planning and preparation are the hard part since I would like NEVER to cook.
I think Dr. Katie probably has added years to my life and especially increased the quality of my life.  I realize I still have a long way to go before I am into the positive side of the “healthy” graph.  It shouldn’t surprise me to realize that my food sensitivities can affect my health so dramatically, but it does.  It is truly a blessing to know that Dr. Katie is helping so many people with this program.”
-April

“Before I started the Nutrition Response Testing program, every time I ate I would feel pain in my lower stomach area and experience bloating that was very painful. I also had joint pain in my hips and knees and would experience headaches frequently. Since I have been on the program my stomach pain is gone. I no longer bloat after I eat and have as a result lost almost 15 pounds. The joint pain in my hips and knees are gone and the headaches are no longer frequent.”
-Amy R.

“One of the reasons I started the Nutrition Response Testing Program was because of the chronic stomach pain I was experiencing. I had lots of acid reflux, bloating and abdominal pain. Many nights I would wake up with stomach pain that would not go away; as a result I was constantly tired and irritable. Since being on the NRT program I have noticed a significant change with how my body is able to digest food. I no longer have acid reflux, bloating or abdominal pain. I also noticed I have more energy and my overall mood has improved because I am sleeping better at night.”
-Jamie M.

“I like to call it “mom-syndrome” taking care of everyone else but me. Tired all the time, weight gain, stomach bloat, mind always racing. Always thinking about the many things I had to do. Things have improved greatly. I feel better, my mind is clearer, I get better rest. I still struggle with my weight but know what foods are the right foods for me. I know what to avoid. I sleep much better now. And when I have any ailment at all I come in and get checked. It is great to not take medicine and to correct my body naturally.”
-Diana R.

“I was at my highest weight ever and feeling sluggish, tired and miserable. No energy to do anything! My ankles were always swollen at the end of the day. I was always snacking even after meals. After about 5 days of a changed diet the first change was my skin felt different. I kept touching my face. The bloating was going away. Now after almost 3 months I’ve lost about 30 pounds and my ankles are normal again. Most of the aches and pains I used to experience especially when getting up after sitting awhile are gone! I don’t have urges to snack anymore. I am definitely more satisfied and less hungry”
-Nancy N.

“I was overweight and had a feeling of being bloated.  I consumed too much soda daily.  I had a heavy feeling inside.  Now I am feeling much better, less bloating.  I drink soda two per week rather than two per day and sometimes even more than that.. The heavy feeling I was experiencing is now gone.”
-Michael P.

“I did not feel “well” – lots of vague complaints that add up to a cumulative overall feeling of “unwellness.” I had stomach bloating, gas, uncomfortable feeling after eating, even a small meal, chronic headaches, felt stressed, skin reactive and ankle swelling. I have been on the program for one month, after giving up sugar, grains and adjusting my supplements I now feel 100% better. I miss my fruit, but I never will go back eating that much and I thought I could never give up grains, it is a challenge but because I feel so much better it is my best interest to keep them out of my diet.”
-Denise M.


Blood Pressure

“I was feeling very logy-tired, listless and light headed. I had shoulder stiffness, especially with movement- which was in a lot of pain. I had high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Now I feel like a new person! I lost over 20 lbs., have an energy which I haven’t enjoyed for some time. All my critical numbers are where they belong- I feel great!!”

Bruce E.


Carpal Tunnel

“I was feeling sluggish and found it very difficult to shed an ounce.  By sluggish I mean physically and mentally, somewhat lacking in concentration.  My teeth/gums were very sensitive.  Carpal tunnel symptoms were bothersome.  I also woke up frequently and sometimes could not fall back to sleep easily – I averaged about 5-6 hours of sleep.  After 6 weeks I’m more energized and lost approximately 5 pounds.  I’m able to concentrate while reading, conversing and playing games.  Mouth sensitivity is much better and I forget I’m supposed to have a “severe” case of carpal tunnel.  My sleep is more restful and I get an average of 7 hours.  Mentally I’m more even tempered.”

-Teddie D.


Children

“I was tired, had no appetite, couldn’t sleep, had stomach aches after meals and could not gain weight. Now I feel great! I sleep better, I am always hungry (which is a plus for me) and have no stomach aches.”

-Jared R.


Chiropractic

“I had an industrial accident in 1977 and broke several ribs, my right collar bone, four bones in my left foot and had torn knee ligaments in my left knee.  I lost numerous weeks of work due to debilitating pain in my lower back and right leg.  The last period of disability was six months in duration.  I was treated by one orthopedic surgeon, three neurosurgeons and one physical therapist – with no results.  I had undergone two CAT scans, one MRI, a bone scan, X-rays and a myelogram.  The collective results were:  “Yes, we know something is there, but we don’t know what it is.”  I only wish I had know of chiropractic prior to my 1981 lamenectomy and subsequent disability periods!  After the second week of chiropractic treatment, my right leg pain was gone, and the low back pain was diminishing rapidly.  I believe it was after just about three weeks of treatment that I was back to work.”

-Richard C.

“Chronic neck pain and migraines were an accepted part of my adult life. Medical doctors prescribed medication for pain and inflammation which did work temporarily but wreaked havoc with my stomach.  A friend recommended chiropractic and since this pain was disrupting my quality of life for so many years, I called as a last resort.  Once I became a patient and received regular adjustments my symptoms were alleviated.  The actual cause of my problems, an unbalanced cervical spine causing a head tilt, were relieved through gentle cervical adjustments.  The “cause” removed and symptoms disappeared!  How great is that?  Great enough to let me be free of severe neck pain and migraines.”
-Donna M.

“I had pains in my lower back, left shoulder pain in the left side of rib area.  It is much better.  I still have isolated issues but am feeling much better.”
-Margo W.

“I had headaches all the time. Definitely had an issue with my balance, walking as well  as running. Now I have very few headaches through chiropractic adjustments. Also with maintaining my adjustments my balance is not an issue any longer.”
-Jeanne P.

“Before coming into the office I had chronic neck pain that often lead to frequent headaches. The headaches would cause me to change my daily plans due to the pain. After receiving treatments my neck pain and headaches are less often and I can go about my daily plans without worrying about pain. My visits to the office are only as needed.”
-Danielle M.

“I had been suffering with constant lower back pain and neck pain. The discomfort was impacting my daily life—exercise was difficult, work was a daily challenge. I couldn’t sit too long or stand too long. I took a chance on chiropractic care due to success reported by friends who had sought such care. My quality of life is much improved. I have greater mobility and relief. Although I need to manage my issues with regular adjustments my symptoms rarely, if ever, interfere with my daily life. I look forward to my adjustments.”
-Suzanne T.

“Well, I had pain running down my left leg, weakness in the knee and ankle, and problems sitting. Now, I don’t have any weakness in the knee and ankle. My back is great  but I have to watch what I do and what position I do it in. No problems sitting. Chiropractic care has kept me from getting surgery which was recommended.”
-Ed W.

“Before coming in, I had trouble getting out of my chair or car seat. My first few steps were extremely painful. Now, I feel much better. I have no pain standing from a sitting position or walking.”
-Jeff C.

“My neck pain was so bad, I had to have surgery to relieve the pain of a pinched nerve.  Now I come here and the pain is gone.  When I have pain, I know who to call….I thank you for my well being.  Now I live a good life.”
-William C.

“Pain and discomfort in neck and lower back which originated in my mid/lower back area brought me into the office.  Treatment improves comfort and mobility.”
-Jim G.

“I sustained a sciatic injury while shoveling.  It caused severe pain to run up and down my right leg to the point that I could barely walk.  Pain ensued while sitting and sleeping.  The pain subsided after adjustments and I am fully healed without any side affects and able to fully return to a full exercise program.”
-Dave C.

“I had low back pain.  I could not stand up.  The pain was very bad for my legs and hips as well.  Now I am so much better.  I can bend over with no trouble.  I have no pain in my back or my legs.  Even my hip feels better.”
-Pauline O.

“I had sever neck pain.  It was difficult to look up and move it from side to side.  Now I only have to go in for maintenance.  The neck pain is still a little stiff now and then, but nothing life before-Thank You!”
-Joe C.

“I was in pain everyday.  I was experiencing pain in my neck as well as up and down my back.  The pain was so bad that I also had headaches.  This was all due to a car accident I was in where I was rear ended.  Now, I do not have headaches anymore.  My pain in my back and neck are no longer painful anymore.  I believe with the chiropractic services I received, it had made a great improvement in the way I feel each day.  I am now only seeing the doctor every 3 months.  I have more energy!  Thank you so much.  I could not have done it without you.”
-Laura K.

“I was constantly dealing with lower back, neck and shoulder pain.  The gun belt that I wear as a police officer which weighs between 20-25 pounds, does eventually take its toll on your back.  I would sometimes get a numbness down the back of my legs when i was driving.  Now my back still bothers me but I’m more in tune when I need an adjustment.  I’ve adjusted my posture when I drive and when I’m parked so that I’m doing what’s best for my back.  Since having adjustments I find that I have more energy and sleep better.”
-Donna M.

“Before I would experience low back pain in the mornings which sometimes turned into all day long pain.  I would lost sleep and experience headaches.  Now I sleep much better, I don’t have as frequent headaches, decreased amount of lower back pain and some weight loss.”
-David D.

“My back would go out on me (usually after racquet ball and basketball) and I would be in severe pain for several days.  Now I rarely have severe back pain.  When it goes out, which is not very often, the severity of the pain is significantly decreased and the duration of the pain is shorter.”
-Don K.

“I was unable to bend over and touch the floor.  I had constant back discomfort.  After my first visit, I was able to bend over and touch the floor.  Regular adjustments keep constant discomfort from being unbearable. ”
-Lori B.