Upon entering our office our receptionist will greet you and welcome you as a member of our family. We will request you fill our patient forms, click here to download and print our patient forms ahead of time. The paperwork provides us with general information about yourself and your condition.
Next you will have a consultation with the doctor to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, as well as potential treatment options. Your first visit is designed for the doctor to learn more about you, your condition and your expectations to determine whether our care will you meet your goals.
After your consultation your doctor will perform a chiropractic examination testing your reflexes, your ability to turn and bend as well as other standard neurologic, orthopedic, postural, and physical examinations. We will also check for the six interferences to health. Nothing will be done in our office without your consent. Generally no treatment is given on the first visit. Occasionally the Dr. may deem it necessary to initiate some treatment on this visit.
Report of Findings
Once all the information and examinations have been performed, the doctor will give you a report of findings to answer the three most popular questions:
- Can you help me?
- What do you recommend that I do to get better?
- How much is it going to cost?
After discussing with you your history and your goals, examining your spine and reviewing any tests such as blood tests that you have brought in with you, the doctor will discuss recommendations with you. If you have a condition that requires care with other providers, the doctor will tell you. If the doctor believes we can help you, we will recommend treatment and a wellness program.
Patients will generally be provided with their first treatment at the conclusion of the appointment. This may include spinal adjustments, foot baths, soft tissue release, homeopathy and/or nutritional recommendations.
Prior to leaving, patients will be instructed on a wellness program to be conducted at home. Every body is unique and different and therefore everone requires a unique and customized wellness plan. The foundation of our overall wellness lifestyle is maintaining healthy posture and good spinal alignment, eating a healthy diet, taking supplements, keeping your weight under control and stress relief.