What to Expect When Going to the Chiropractor

What to Expect When Going to the Chiropractor

chiropractorYou can say that you have found a good chiropractor when they do everything that they can to relieve their patient’s pain as much as possible. Also if they give advice and things to avoid that can bring back the pain,

We will explain what to expect on your first visit to a chiropractor clinic.

Exam from a chiropractic doctor

Testing the blood pressure, respiration, reflexes, and pulse is one of the thorough exams that you will undergo there will be a neurological and orthopedic test as well.

Diagnosis

chiropractic degreeYour test results will help to reveal pathologies and identifying if you have structural abnormalities. But diagnosis can do more help by finding giving the more accurate results on your condition.

This is not always necessary and if the chiropractor has a good reason to make a diagnosis like X-ray, MRI and other test will provide information to guide on your treatment.

The goals and recommendations of the chiropractic treatment may include some of the following:

  • Strengthening
  • Adjustments
  • Other therapies such as massage
  • Patient education
  • Modalities