What Can I Expect?
By consulting our office, you're taking an exciting first step toward better health.
Chiropractic care is different. It is this difference that offers new ways to get well and stay well. We've helped a
wide variety of people.
Join millions who have been helped with safe and natural chiropractic care. So the first
thing we offer is hope. You'll receive plenty of that here!
We've prepared this information so you'll know what to expect on your first visits to our office.
You'll meet the doctor after filling out some brief paperwork describing you, your health
history and your health goals. Good News' Our paperwork is brief, easy to complete and helps us get to know you.
We offer this initial consultation so we can both get to know one another.
We'll study the results and give you a complete report of our findings. We'll show you
what we found and the conclusions we've reached. If we find that you'd benefit from consulting a different practitioner, we'll make the proper referral. Otherwise, we'll recommend a program of specific chiropractic
If you're a good candidate for chiropractic care and we think we can help, an examination
follows. We'll conduct a thorough examination to uncover the possible causes) of your health problem. We'll study the way you turn and bend. We may test your reflexes. These and other physical, orthopedic and
chiropractic tests help us locate areas of your spine that could be the cause of your problem. Our examination is thorough and will put you at ease.
WeŽll advise you if any type of diagnostic images will be needed to complete your
After we explain what we ve found and the conclusions we ve reached, we'll make our
recommendations and offer you some choices
With a plan in place to fulfill your health goals, future visits will take just minutes.
The purpose of these frequent visits will be to locate and reduce your vertebral subluxations and monitor the healing process.
You join millions who have enjoyed better health without drugs or surgery.
Will I have to have X-rays?
X-rays and other types of images can be helpful. Pictures of your spine, especially after
trauma, can confirm our other findings and make your care more precise. We can tell if we need them after completing our other examinations.
How long until I feel better?
Some patients experience almost instant relief. Others discover that the healing process
can take months, sometimes years. Every patient recovers at their own pace. Factors which can affect the healing process include your age, your overall health condition, muscle tone, diet and even your attitude.
When will I get my first adjustment?
It depends upon your complaint and how long it may take to study your examination
findings. This is a clinical decision and varies from patient to patient.
Will I receive any medication for my pain?
No. Chiropractic doctors don't dispense drugs. Because we rely on natural methods, ask
for directions on how to use ice to control any painful symptoms. Ice, when properly applied, can have an analgesic effect without the side effects associated with pain medications.