What should I expect at my first chiropractic visit?
On your very first visit with us, a focused history and an initial physical examination is completed. The purpose of the initial physical examination is to rule out any complicating health factors that may contribute to your present complaint. At the end of the examination, we discuss and tailor a unique treatment plan based on the findings of the physical examination and your goals, expectations, and concerns. This process normally takes approximately 30-45 minutes. Along with your first visit, please provide the following:
- A referral note from a medical doctor (if required for insurance coverage)
- Any recent diagnostic images (x-ray, MRI, etc.) or reports
- A list of current medications prescribed by a medical doctor
What should I wear during my visits?
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing, or bring some to change into.
- For men, shorts and t-shirt
- For women, shorts and t-shirt or tank top
What should I expect during subsequent visits?
Subsequent visits can take from approximately 15 to 45 minutes. Each treatment consists of a combination of chiropractic techniques, medical acupuncture, and/or soft tissue techniques, according to the treatment plan recommended for you. The treatment time may vary from visit to visit, depending on your current condition.
Do I need x-rays?
No. We don't require x-rays of our clients for their first visit. However, based on the client's medical history, physical examination, and/or if the client is unresponsive to our proposed treatment plan, we may request and refer our clients to have diagnostic imaging done.
Do I have to get my neck “cracked”?
We understand that some individuals may be a bit hesitant of the “cracking” sound when receiving a chiropractic adjustment. For those individuals, we can offer chiropractic mobilizations instead of a chiropractic adjustment. Chiropractic mobilization is a gentler form of a chiropractic adjustment which involves no “cracking”, but rather gentle applied pressure.
How many visits will I need?
Is chiropractic more effective than acupuncture (or vice versa) in helping patients get better?
What payment options do you offer?
What are the fees for the services?
|Initial Chiropractic Visit||30-45 minutes||$100||Includes history, physical examination, report of findings, treatment options, and the first treatment|
|Chiropractic Visit||15-20 minutes||$55||Includes soft tissue therapies|
|Extended Visit||30-45 minutes||$70||Includes chiropractic, contemporary medical acupuncture and/or soft tissue therapies|
Do you directly bill insurance companies, if I have health insurance or a benefit plan?
At this point in time, we do not offer any direct billing to insurance companies.