Your First Visit
Your First Visit
Initial Consultation, Examination, Report of Findings and 1st Treatment
The chiropractor will take a full case history and after a detailed history has been taken, they will follow this up with a thorough examination.
The chiropractor will look at the following :
Soft Tissue examination
Sometimes further investigations may be indicated and if this is required, then you will be referred appropriately and without delay.
We will decide this based on your history and examination findings. If we feel that you will not benefit from treatment, we will discuss this with you. We can give you guidance on what other options are available.
During your examination, it is important for us to be able to see what’s going on with your body. For this reason, we may ask you to undress (gowns are provided). Please wear loose or stretchy, comfortable clothes or bring a pair of shorts with you.
Report of Findings
The first treatment usually occurs during your first appointment and will involve a combination of specific chiropractic adjustment and mobilisation techniques to the spine, joints and muscles, in order to help restore normal function, relax muscles, remove strain from ligaments, improve the efficiency of the nervous system and relieve pain.
The length of time it will take to get you feeling better depends upon :
Depending on what is causing your pain and the duration of time you have had it for, we may also recommend ongoing supportive care. The aim of this is to try and make re-occurrence less likely. Throughout your treatment plan, advice, information, and self-help tips will be provided to you. This is so that you can help yourself to try and reduce the likelihood of your pain reoccurring.