Although we are very excited to meet you, all new patients must schedule their initial consultation & examination. Please call our office at (360) 225-5726 to find a convenient time for you.
At your appointment time, here is what you can expect at your first visit:
Upon entering the office, you will be greeted and there will be some brief paperwork for you to fill out. The paperwork provides us with general information about yourself and your condition and is necessary to ensure a thorough and accurate evaluation of your condition(s).
Once the paperwork has been completed, you will have the opportunity for a consultation with the doctor to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, as well as potential treatment options.
History and Examination
In order to determine what the actual problem is, the doctor will ask you a series of questions related to your condition. Next, a number of specialized tests will be performed to determine which tissues are affected and to what extent.
Your specific condition may require us to take x-rays to either rule out more serious conditions or assist us in developing the most effective treatment plan for you.
Same Day Treatment
Once finished with the examination and all appropriate studies, patients will generally be provided with their first treatment during this same visit. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapies, and/or soft tissue therapies.
Prior to leaving, patients will be given instructions on certain activities or procedures to be conducted at home. This may include ice or heat application instructions, avoidance of certain activities or positions, as well as home exercises and/or stretches.