Upon Your First Visit
First time seeing a Chiropractor? Here is what to expect on your first visit to Ark Chiropractic.
Step 1. Complete a Patient Profile
The more our doctors understand your condition, the better they can help you. Updating our doctors on your medical history, current condition, and postural habits will help them to gain a better perspective of the cause of the problem.
Step 2. Consultation
Our doctors will study your profile and consult you based on your current condition, medical history, and lifestyle. As a wellness clinic, they would spend some time understanding factors such as past injuries, postures, lifestyle habits that may be the underlying cause of your present condition.
Step 3. Examination
With a comprehensive history on hand, our doctors will perform a detailed chiropractic examination to assess the quality of your spine, joints, muscles, and nervous system. They will pay attension to potential hidden causes, such as postural distortion, impropper standing/sitting posture, scoliosis, imbalanced weight distributions. This process may take up to 30 to 45 minutes.
Step 4. Further Investigation and Report
If necessary, our doctors may recommend you to have an X-ray taken at a separate location, which may take a day to process. When you return for the second visit with the images in hand, our doctors will make a full report of the cause and the extent of your condition. This process may take up to 45 minutes.
Step 5. Treatment Plan
After the report findings, you are now ready for the treatment process. Your doctor will construct a plan of treatment that is specifically tailored to your condition. All treatments will be carried out by licenced doctors in a friendly and professional manner. Your condition will most likely require more than one session, besides the necessary follow-up and review sessions to monitor the progress of your condition. Therefore, please bring your diary along that we may best plan the treatments alongside with you.
Step 6. Pain, Condition, and Lifestyle Management
Oftentimes, the root of the problem may arise from the improper posture, poor ergonomics, and other lifestyle factors. Our doctors will designs stretches, ergonomic plans, and exercise patterns that address these underlying conditions. Thus it reduces not only the existing pain and condition, but treats the root problem too.
Step 7. Wellness and Holistic Care
The goal of health care should not be the end of pain, but the beginning of bringing the body to optimal performance. Equipped with a thorough understanding of your history, our doctors are ready to provide dietary, lifestyle, and wellness modification in a holistic manner. We invite you to consult our doctors for plans to take your wellness to the next level.