When you arrive, you will be greeted by our chiropractic assistants. Our goal is to offer state-of-the-art chiropractic care in a comfortable setting, so patients will always feel at home in our practice. When you enter our office, our friendly assistants will help you with your admitting paperwork. Upon completion of your new patient forms, you will be ready to meet one of our chiropractors.
Next, you will have a consultation with one of our chiropractors to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for the chiropractor to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
After your consultation, the chiropractor will perform a complete chiropractic examination testing your reflexes and flexibility. Other standard neurological, orthopedic, postural, and physical tests will be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our clinic without your consent.
Surface electromyography may be included in your initial consultation. This state of the art technology measures the amount of electrical activity your muscles emit when they are contracting. This is more commonly known as muscle tension. Too much tension causes dysfunction of your spine which can impair the function of your nervous system.
Report of Findings
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, the chiropractor will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
- What is the problem?
- How can you help me?
- What will my treatment cost?
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and surface EMG, the chiropractor will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. Our chiropractors will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.
At the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment if appropriate. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and/or soft tissue massage. Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.
Prior to leaving, the chiropractor will suggest a wellness program to incorporate outside of treatment. If you are in pain when you first come into our clinic this may include: ice or heat application instructions, certain activities or positions to avoid, and at home exercises and/or stretches. If you desire, our wellness team will work with you also to create healthy habits and routines for your lifestyle. Every person is unique, therefore everyone requires a customised wellness plan. The purpose of our wellness program is for you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a healthy diet, exercise, and maintain a positive mental state.