An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Upon entering our office, the team will not only welcome you but help you feel like a a member of our family. We will request that you complete our patient forms located in the New Patient Center. This paperwork provides us with your health history and information on your condition.
Next, you will have a thorough consultation with your chiropractor to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for your chiropractor to learn more about you, your condition, and your expectations so we can determine how chiropractic care can best meet your goals.
After your consultation, your chiropractor will perform a comprehensive examination to determine your spinal health. Other standard neurological, orthopedic, postural, and physical tests will be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our office without your consent.
Depending on your specific condition, we may recommend X-rays so we have a complete understanding of your condition. X-rays help us develop the most effective treatment plan for you, and alert us of any serious spinal conditions. Most people are amazed after seeing their X-rays up close. In many cases, patients can even identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves.
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, your chiropractor will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, we will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. Dr. Mark, Dr. Trevor or Dr. Jessica will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.
At the conclusion of your report of findings, you can choose to experience your first treatment. Treatment is interactive, so the doctors work hand in hand with every patient explaining what technique,and adjustments are best suited for your condition. Not only will you feel like your in good hands, you will know exactly what needs to be done..
Prior to leaving, the doctor will suggest a wellness program to incorporate outside of treatment. If you are in pain when you first come into our office this may include: ice or heat application instructions, certain activities or positions to avoid, and at home exercises and/or stretches. If you desire, our wellness team will work with you also to create healthy habits and routines for your lifestyle. Every person is unique, therefore everyone requires a customized wellness plan. The purpose of our wellness program is for you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a healthy diet, exercise, and maintain a positive mental state.