The initial objective is to identify the cause of your symptoms. The Chiropractor will begin by undertaking a thorough history and examination to diagnose your problem. They will explain the diagnosis to you and discuss the range of available treatment options.
Once your problem has been diagnosed, the focus shifts towards the procedure. Your chiropractor will write a treatment plan that is specific to your needs. The longer you have had symptoms, the longer it may take to improve. Your chiropractor will advise you of likely recovery time and how to minimise the chances of the problem reoccurring.
The best results are achieved by sticking to your treatment plan and listening to the advice from your chiropractor.
You will be provided with a printed copy of your plan to take away with you.
A small number of patients may experience discomfort after their treatment normally likened to going to the gym. As some rehab, exercises and motion are given back to a body this sensation is to be expected.
For someone who has been suffering for a long time, there is often anxiety attached to this possible sensation. And we believe in clarifying this to abate the anxiety. The reaction is an adaption by the body to change it may only last a few hours or days and is typically only felt by 10% of clients
If you ever have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact your chiropractor.
This completes the first stage. Your chiropractor may suggest some helpful tips for maintenance and prevention of further problems. At this point, it is your decision whether to consider a more proactive approach.