If you’ve never seen a chiropractor before, it’s natural to wonder what to expect. While each patients’ experience is different based on their specific condition and needs, here is some basic information.
The purpose of your initial consultation with your chiropractor is to discuss your health issues and goals. We ask questions and listen carefully to find out how we can best help you. Then, we complete a thorough examination to help identify the cause of your problem. This examination often includes:
In some cases, we may provide a referral to a specialist, such as a neurologist, rheumatologist, surgeon, etc. Following the examination, most patients begin some sort of therapy during their first visit. Complete results of your examination are usually compiled and available by the next business day.
During your second visit to any one of our chiropractic offices in Alaska, we will discuss your examination and test results, and make treatment recommendations customized for your particular problem. This will include a written treatment plan, which will detail:
During your follow-up visits we may: