Upon entering our office, we will welcome you as a part of Two Rivers Chiropractic. We will request that you complete our patient forms (either electronically/or paper form (also available on our website to print out and bring with you). This paperwork provides us with your health history and information on your condition.
Next, you will have a consultation with Dr. Chad Hansen DC, to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. Chad Hansen DC, to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
After your consultation, Dr. Chad Hansen DC, 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.
We do not perform X-rays at the office, but depending on your specific condition we may send out for X-rays as well. X-rays help us develop the most effective treatment plan for you, and alert us of any serious spinal conditions.
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, Dr. Chad Hansen DC, will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine, Dr. Chad Hansen DC, will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. Dr. Chad Hansen DC, will provide the best care and treatment for your needs.
At the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and/or soft tissue massage. Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.
Prior to leaving, the doctor may suggest a 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, we will work with you also to create healthy habits and routines for your lifestyle. Every person is unique; therefore everyone requires a customized plan.
The 1st visit should be expected to last about 1 hour, all return visits should be about 15-30 minutes
Please show up 15 minutes early to fill out initial paperwork