New Patient Special
including x-rays (if necessary)
Your First Visit to a Chiropractor
In some ways, your first visit will be similar to seeing a medical practitioner. And in other ways it will be quite different. And while every chiropractor has a slightly different first-visit procedure, here’s what you can generally expect.
A Warm Welcome
Chiropractors practice in medical centers, freestanding clinics, converted home offices and even hospitals. When you arrive you’ll be greeted with a smile. The first thing you’ll notice is the comfortable, stress-free environment. You might hear soothing music and smell the relaxing aroma of essential oils.
You’ll start feeling better and you haven’t even met the chiropractor yet!
First the Essentials
Naturally, there will be some brief paperwork. This captures your contact details, your health history and current health concern. You may encounter questions about your diet, sleep habits and stress levels that may seem unrelated to your symptoms. Relax. Our interest is in you first, and your symptoms second.
Meet the Chiropractor
Soon you’ll be invited back to meet the chiropractor for an initial consultation. Based on your case history, he or she will ask you to elaborate. When did your problem begin? What makes it worse? What makes it better? What other approaches have you tried?
The purpose is to get to know each other better and to determine if you’re a good candidate for chiropractic care. If you’re not, an appropriate referral will be made. If you are, a thorough examination is next.