What can I expect on my first visit?

If you want to download our office forms to speed up the process, click here for New Patient Forms.  We will usually do a consultation, exam and take x- rays on the first visit.  We will adjust your spine and do what ever therapy is needed.  This usually takes about thirty minutes.  We will then schedule you for another day to review your x-rays, so that the doctor has time to thoroughly analyze them, and will review them with you and adjust you again on the follow up visit.  This usually takes about twenty minutes.  Further testing will be ordered on an as needed basis.

What is an adjustment?

A Chiropractic adjustment is given to align the vertebra in order to take pressure off of the spinal cord and nerves. This will restore proper nerve supply to the body’s organs, thus normalizing bodily function. An optimally functioning spine equals optimal health.

 

How does an adjustment feel and how long will it take?

Patients report that being adjusted feels great! Occasionally the individual could have a little soreness after the first adjustment because of the changes being made to the spinal structure. An adjustment takes only a minute or two, but the vital nerve energy it releases can last for hours, days, or even weeks, depending on the stage of your care.

 

Is Chiropractic Safe?

While 2,000 people will die from aspirin this year and thousands more from surgery and drug reactions, chiropractic is safe, so safe that malpractice for chiropractors costs a fraction of what other types of physicians pay.

 

What research has been done on Chiropractic?

Literally thousands of health studies including research by the U.S. goverment have shown that chiropractic is beneficial in maximizing health, boosting immunity, relieving the symptoms of sickness and disease, and restoring normal function to the body.

 

Should I be adjusted if I am sick?

An adjustment will help your body regain control and balance to better fight off your condition.

 

Can I be adjusted if I have had an operation on my Spine; have old, weak, brittle or broken bones?

There are many gentle techniques that can be employed to assure proper safety for newborns and the elderly.

 

Can I be adjusted if I am Pregnant?

For normal development of the baby and for an easy and safe birth, being adjusted during pregnancy is essential.