First visit - What to expect?What to expect on your first chiropractic visit
First Visit to Ringwood Chiropractic clinic
Make yourself feel as comfortable as at home
We will listen to you first and we explain everything to you
Our goal is to offer gentle and effective chiropractic care in a comfortable surrounding– Make yourself at Home
Your appointment will start typically from greeting by our friendly staff when you enter our office.
Our staff will present your new patient paperwork. You will fill those forms that include questions about you and your health. Answering those questions help us understand more of what your health issues and concerns are.
The purpose of consultation with our chiropractor is to discuss your health goal and help you achieve your goal. Your first visit will take approximately about 30-45 minutes.
Our chiropractor will take the full details of your medical history including your
- Current health concerns;
- Thorough physical examination including spinal, neurological, orthopedic exam and muscle strength testing
- X-rays may be ordered providing necessary to check possible underlying issues of your spine.
Those exams help the diagnosis and treatment and determine if you will be a good candidate for Chiropractic care.
Your chiropractor will then explain the adjustments he or she has made and what you can expect.
Report of finding
After the consultation and examination your chiropractor will analyse your exam results. He or she put all this information together and present it to you – Report of Finding.
Based on the Report of Finding, options for care and treatment plan will be customized to your needs.
You will have the first adjustment unless it is contra-indicated or your chiropractor needs to wait for results such as an x-ray.
At the end of the first visit we will also explain the schedule of care recommended for you and the fee schedule.
Regular visits may require approximately 20~30 minutes. Please allow 30 to 40 minutes from the time you enter the clinic to the time you get back in their car after your treatment.
The adjustments are designed to not only get you out of pain but also to help the spine realign and remove any interference to the functioning of your nervous system. At the end of treatment exercises will be showed to further improve your health.
Your chiropractor may also find the necessary additional therapy to assist in your healing such as remedial massage, acupuncture, laser therapy etc
As your time is valuable we will do everything possible to run on time and minimize the impact on your busy life.
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call 03 8802 1519 to make an appointment now!