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Upon entering our office, our receptionist 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 and information on your condition.
Next, you will have a consultation with Dr. Edward Rowland to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. Edward Rowland to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
After your consultation, Dr. Edward Rowland will perform a complete chiropractic examination testing your reflexes and flexibility. Other standard neurological, orthopedic, postural, and physical tests will be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our office without your consent.
Due to the gentle nature of our care, X-rays are not usually required. If you were involved in an auto accident, have a history of trauma, or do not respond to care we may order x-rays to check for underlying conditions which can affect your care. .
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, Dr. Edward Rowland will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, Dr. Edward Rowland will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. Dr. Edward Rowland will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.
At the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments and soft tissue massage. 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, and at home exercises and/or stretches. If you desire, our wellness team will work with you also to create healthy habits and routines for your lifestyle. Every person is unique, therefore everyone requires a customized wellness plan. The purpose of our wellness program is for you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a healthy diet, exercise, and maintain a positive mental state.