Upon entering our office, our staff will welcome you as 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 & information on your condition.
Next, you will have a consultation with our doctors, to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, & potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for our Doctors & Staff to learn more about you, your condition, as well as expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
After your consultation, our doctors, will perform a complete chiropractic examination testing your reflexes & flexibility. A Thermal scan of your spine, as well as other standard neurological, orthopedic, postural, & physical tests will be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our office without your consent.
We will, take 2 sets of Digital X-rays. These X-rays will be weight bearing X-rays to show us how your skeletal structure truly is, to identify conditions & misalignment's. These X-rays help us develop the most effective treatment plan for you, & alert us of any serious spinal conditions. Most people are amazed once they see their X-rays up close. In some cases, they can even identify their misalignment's & degeneration themselves.
Part 2 of Your First Visit
Report of Findings
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, our office staff will schedule you Report of Findings with your doctor. We do so as close after your Initial Consultation as possible with your schedule to allow our office to compile a report of our finding for you. This report, will give you a detailed report of all findings of your examinations & answer any questions including:
- How can you help me?
- How often do I need to come in?
- What will my treatment cost?
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, your doctor will discuss recommendations & notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. DeTray Chiropractic Center will provide the best treatment & wellness program for your needs.
At the conclusion of your report of findings appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, as well as theyapy's recommended by our doctors. Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.
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, & at home exercises &/or stretches as well as info Essential Oils. If you desire, our wellness team will work with you also to create healthy habits & routines for your lifestyle. Every person is unique, therefore everyone receives a customized wellness plan. The purpose of our wellness program is for you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a healthy diet, exercise, & maintain a positive mental state.