Step-by-Step Guide To Your
First Chiropractic Visit
Step-by-Step Guide To Your
First Chiropractic Visit
How It Works
STEP 1
Detailed Health History
Review

In preparation for your chiropractic consultation, you will be asked to fill out a Patient Health Form. This will provide background information about your condition and symptoms. It will also provide us with information on your family medical history, any-existing medical conditions or prior injuries, previous and current health providers and treatment.

STEP 1
Detailed Health History Review

In preparation for your chiropractic consultation, you will be asked to fill out a Patient Health Form. This will provide background information about your condition and symptoms. It will also provide us with information on your family medical history, any-existing medical conditions or prior injuries, previous and current health providers and treatment.

STEP 2
Chiropractic Examinations

Thorough chiropractic examinations will be conducted to understand your condition better. These examinations include:
– Orthopedic examination
– Neurological examination
– Posture and gait examination
– Range of motion test
– Weight distribution test

STEP 2
Chiropractic Examinations

Thorough chiropractic examinations will be conducted to understand your condition better. These examinations include:
– Orthopedic examination
– Neurological examination
– Posture and gait examination
– Range of motion test
– Weight distribution test

STEP 3
Diagnostic Studies

Based upon the results of the patient’s history and chiropractic exam, diagnostic studies may be helpful in revealing pathologies and identifying structural abnormalities to more accurately diagnose a condition. Diagnostic studies will only be undertaken if we believe that the X-ray or other test will provide information needed to guide your chiropractic care program.

STEP 3
Diagnostic Studies

Based upon the results of the patient’s history and chiropractic exam, diagnostic studies may be helpful in revealing pathologies and identifying structural abnormalities to more accurately diagnose a condition. Diagnostic studies will only be undertaken if we believe that the X-ray or other test will provide information needed to guide your chiropractic care program.

STEP 4
Report of Findings

Findings from the combination of your detailed history, physical examinations and any required diagnostic studies lead to a specific diagnosis. Once the diagnosis is established, we will determine if your condition are responsive towards chiropractic care. Conditions such as fracture, tumors and infections may not be treated with chiropractic care. Such conditions require the attention of specialists.

STEP 4
Report of Findings

Findings from the combination of your detailed history, physical examinations and any required diagnostic studies lead to a specific diagnosis. Once the diagnosis is established, we will determine if your condition are responsive towards chiropractic care. Conditions such as fracture, tumors and infections may not be treated with chiropractic care. Such conditions require the attention of specialists.

STEP 5
Chiropractic Care Review

We will review your goals and make recommendations that may include some or all of the following:
– Chiropractic adjustments to relieve subluxation
– Modalities to improve soft tissue healing and pain control, such as traction and decompression
– Strengthening and/or stretching exercises to improve muscle balance, strength, and coordination
– Patient education to improve posture and motor control, as well as possibly reduce anxiety
– Other treatments such as heat/cold application, and education on ergonomics and nutrition

STEP 5
Chiropractic Care Review

We will review your goals and make recommendations that may include some or all of the following:
– Chiropractic adjustments to relieve subluxation
– Modalities to improve soft tissue healing and pain control, such as traction and decompression
– Strengthening and/or stretching exercises to improve muscle balance, strength, and coordination
– Patient education to improve posture and motor control, as well as possibly reduce anxiety
– Other treatments such as heat/cold application, and education on ergonomics and nutrition

Preparation Tips
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ARRIVE EARLY

Arriving at least 15 minutes before your appointment gives you more time to carefully fill up the patient health form.

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BRING YOUR IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Your identification is required for first time registration. If you have any existing medical records such as X-ray and MRI, bring them to your consultation.

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DRESS COMFORTABLY

Comfortable attire such as t-shirts and pants are advised as there will be several examinations. Avoid skirts and dresses.

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RELAX

Most importantly, relax. Just follow the instructions from our chiropractic staff. There is nothing to worry about.

Preparation Tips

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