If you’ve never been to a chiropractor before, you probably have a lot of questions and ideas about what a chiropractor does. You’re in excellent hands with our staff, so let’s talk about what will happen on your very first visit to our office.
During the initial consultation, you will have the opportunity to discuss your health issues and problematic areas. We would like to know how it began, what the pain or sensation feels like, what treatment options or other things you’ve done about it so far, and if it worked or not, even if it was just temporary. Please be thorough and complete with the doctor as we need to know the details to pinpoint the problem and address it with the best treatment plan.
After our discussion, we will determine if chiropractic care or any of our other services are the right option for you. We want the best for our patients, even if at times, chiropractic is not the best option. If this is the case, we will do our best to offer alternative solutions or doctors to help you get back to being you! Once we complete our consultation and if chiropractic care is the best option, we will proceed to an examination. .
The examination, we will perform range of motion, chiropractic, orthopedic, and neurological tests. Other procedures may also include postural and physical tests. All our testing and procedures are gentle and safe, and of course, done with your consent. Depending on your specific condition, we may suggest and refer you to get X-rays. X-rays help us develop the most effective course of action for you and inform us of any serious spinal conditions.
Report of Findings
Once we gather our necessary information and an examination is completed, we will give you a detailed report of all our analysis and answer any questions you may have. Feel free to ask us anything that may concern you.
In Chiropractic care, we like to say, that it is not a destination, but a journey to better health and life. Like many other types of injuries, it takes time to heal. We will discuss and come up with the best treatment or wellness program for your unique situation.
At the conclusion of your initial appointment, if we feel and you choose to have your first treatment, we can continue on the same day. First time treatments may include spinal adjustments, soft tissue massage, or physical therapy modalities. This is a great time for you to experience your future visits and what to expect. Please continue to express any concerns to any of our treatments and we will adjust them accordingly. Before you leave, we may offer some additional exercises or things you can do at home to help with your issue, such as stretches, ice/heat packs, etc. If you would like, we can also advise you on lifestyle changes and nutritional counseling to improve your lifestyle to a healthy, active one!
Welcome to the Allure family! We are thankful you are considering us for your chiropractic & wellness care!