2021 S. Oneida St.
Appleton, WI 54915
|Mon||9:00am – 12:00pm & 2:00pm – 6:00pm|
|Tue||2:00pm – 6:00pm|
|Wed||9:00am – 12:00pm & 2:00pm – 6:00pm|
|Thu||2:00pm – 6:00pm|
|Fri||9:00am – 12:00pm & 2:00pm – 5:00pm|
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2021 S. Oneida St.
Appleton, WI 54915
Dr. Jesse Anderson
Jesse Anderson, D.C. is a graduate from Fox Valley School of Massage where he gained his passion in muscle work and the ability to heal the body naturally. Since then he has attended Northwestern Health Sciences University where he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic.
During his time at Northwestern, Jesse has continued to master his skills in muscle work and has further strengthened his drive to help the body heal through natural means.
Dr. Zach Papendieck
Born and raised in Wisconsin, Dr. Zach Papendieck graduated from UW-Green Bay with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. He became a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri in 2007, where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic along with a second Bachelor of Science degree in Life Science.
While in Missouri, Dr. Papendieck cared for patients and studied under several doctors in varying specialties while serving as an intern at both St. Peters Clinic and Montgomery Health Center. He continues his pursuit of life-long learning through seminar attendance by focusing his post-graduate subjects on the Functional Medicine approach to hormonal imbalances, thyroid dysfunction, digestive system conditions, and immune system dysfunction. He completed his Masters Degree in Nutrition and Functional Medicine in 2017.
Dr. Zach enjoys speaking at local businesses about The Wellness Way Approach to stress and inflammation, thyroid dysfunction, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalance, infertility, digestive disorders, neurological disorders, and more.
Dr. Zach has lived in the Fox Cities since 2008 and is active throughout the community. He has helped to raise funds for local causes through volunteering in events such as Neenah Streetball and Appleton’s Octoberfest. He also served as a faculty member at two Appleton area schools, Globe University and Fox Valley School of Massage, where he taught Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology to students aspiring to enter the health care field.
In his free time, Dr. Zach enjoys golfing and playing basketball. He is also a huge Packer fan and loves watching games at Lambeau Field!
Dr. Jennifer Mauel
Jennifer Mauel was born and raised in the Fox Valley. She received her undergraduate degree in Human Biology and Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. She attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA and earned her doctorate in 2011. While at Palmer, she held two internships specializing in the Gonstead method of analyzing and adjusting. Jennifer also traveled to Madagascar on a chiropractic mission trip to provide care for local orphanages and schools.
Jennifer comes from a chiropractic family and her first adjustment was mere hours after her birth, given to her by her father. Her passion for chiropractic, a healthy lifestyle, and thinking differently has been innate.
Jennifer is married to her high school sweetheart and they have four children and two dogs. She enjoys any activity outside, cooking, reading and a good cup of coffee.
Frequently Asked Questions
Anywhere from 30 minutes to two (2) hours depending on the patient. This allows for a thorough review of your history; a physical examination; and any lab testing deemed necessary. We also allow ample time for you to ask questions.
Yes. Most new patient evaluations involve several doctors and/or nurses.
Some of the charges may be billable to insurance. Exams, x-rays, and chiropractic manipulations (aka adjustments) are billable to insurance but coverage depends on your individual policy. It is the patient’s responsibility to contact their insurance company to verify what chiropractic coverage is in place (in-network or out-of-network depending upon which insurance company you have coverage with).
Functional medicine or nutrition services are not billable to insurance at this time.
Lab work results are very important and will typically assist the doctor in determining the plan of care. If prior lab work has not been completed, our doctors may recommend lab testing at your first appointment. This typically involves blood work or test kits.
Several lab companies offer insurance billing and others are cash only. If insurance billing IS available, the lab company will bill the lab to insurance, but it will be your responsibly to check your insurance coverage. If labs are necessary, additional testing and billing options will be discussed at the time the patient receives the lab.
Most patients with nutritional health concerns will have supplements recommended. Each supplement is chosen for the patient for a specific reason based upon the symptoms described to the doctor, as well as the results of any lab testing. The doctor will get into further details about the supplements ordered for you at your second appointment.
The intent is always for the patient to eventually lessen the number and/or dosage of supplements, but the timeline for this is different for each patient and is based upon the improvement of the patient’s condition over time. Often improvements are seen by 3-6 months and again at 9-12 months, however, results may take longer if patient fails to implement the dietary recommendations.
Due to Quality control, all Supplements are non refundable.
After we receive your test results, we will call you to set up your next appointment. At this appointment, the doctor will go over your test results, your plan of care, and give you an estimate for length of care.
The billing department will meet with you to discuss financial aspects and discounted plans. Plans range from $900 to $2,500. Follow up appointments will be scheduled. These may include, but are not limited to, follow ups with the doctor, chiropractic adjustments, and dietary consultations.
Based on your signs and symptoms, X-rays may need to be completed as well as orthopedic testing. After the first few appointments, you will receive a doctor’s report. The doctor’s report will include information about your x-rays and a recommended plan of care. Adjustments will begin within the first few appointments. At this point, if you would like, you can speak with a member of our billing department about chiropractic care plans.