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What to expect on your first visit

What to expect on your first visit

During your first visit, you will receive a thorough assessment of your nerves, muscles, bones and joints. That assessment will inform everything we do to relieve your pain and get you moving toward wellness.

A chiropractic visit is similar to other healthcare appointments. After you complete the necessary paperwork, your chiropractor will discuss your symptoms with you and perform a thorough examination, which may include:

  • Case history
  • Physical examination (vital sign checks, visual exam, listen to heart, abdomen and lungs)
  • Chiropractic examination (range of motion or flexibility tests, muscle tone and strength tests, reflexes, sports and functionality assessment)
  • Diagnostic tests
  • X-rays
  • laboratory analyses

Once your chiropractor has carefully examined you and assessed all the information you've provided, she/he will discuss a treatment plan and administer your first adjustment. You will spend about two hours with us during your initial visit.

  • You may also be provided with information and activities that will help you feel better faster, such as
  • Strengthening and/or stretching exercises
  • Possible posture improvements and/or correction
  • Food and nutrition recommendations
  • Lifestyle suggestions

We want you to feel your best so you can live life to the fullest. Contact us to discuss how chiropractic can help you.

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