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What to Expect at Chiro-Med Health & Wellness
Your First Visit
New patients are greeted at our office by the most friendly, courteous and caring staff in the area. Our staff is an integral part of your healthcare team and they will be there for support, guidance and re-assurance along your path to recovering your health or just eliminating your pain.
If you haven’t completed your paperwork in advance, you will be asked to fill out your admitting paperwork and then you will see the doctor as quickly as possible. Most of our patients are seen within 15 minutes of arrival to the office.
The doctor will then have a consultation with you to discuss any existing problems, pertinent history and to determine your health goals. If chiropractic is likely to help you achieve these goals, then a thorough examination will be performed to assess your state of health and make an accurate diagnosis of any existing conditions.
Second Visit – Report of Findings
The second visit is a very important time. This is when your healthcare decisions and goals are determined. After studying your history, examination and x-ray findings, your doctor will deliver your “report of findings.” You will be shown “what is going on” with your body and you will be given options for various treatments depending on your individual diagnosis and your healthcare goals.
It is often helpful for patients to bring supporters such as family members with them during the report of findings because there can be a lot of information provided. You will be given a written report to help you understand the findings and to help you.
After you have made the decision to improve your health and understand what it will take to make the necessary changes, the rest is easy. The typical office visit lasts less than ½ an hour. Normally, you will sign in and be seen within 5 minutes. Then, you will either be escorted to a treatment room or to the therapy suite.
The doctor will see you as quickly as possible and you will receive the best care available for your condition. Each visit builds on the preceding visit, so sticking to your scheduled appointments is very important to the success of your treatment. If there are any questions along the way, your doctor is always available for further consultation.