Your first chiropractic visit can be a bit daunting, but it doesn't have to be! At Park Forest Chiropractic in Chicago’s Southland, we'll make sure your first visit is as comfortable and informative as possible. Our team is highly experienced in working with all kinds of people, from the elderly to adults, teens, children, infants, and even those with sports injuries. We are committed to helping you achieve the best possible health and well-being. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will make sure you feel comfortable, informed, and well taken care of. Check out these tips for your first chiropractic visit and reach out with any questions you may have — we look forward to seeing you soon.
How to Prepare for Your First Chiropractic Visit
Bring Your Paperwork
Before your appointment, you should receive paperwork to fill out. Bring it with you to your appointment to save time and ensure the correct information is provided. Be sure to bring along any recent X-rays or MRI scans, if you have them. These can provide valuable information about your spine and nervous system.
You should also wear comfortable clothing that doesn't restrict your movement. This will help the chiropractor to assess your range of motion and perform the necessary adjustments.
Know Your Medical History
During your first visit, the chiropractor will likely ask you about your symptoms, health history, and lifestyle habits. They will also perform a physical examination and may order diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, to further assess your condition. Based on all of this information, the chiropractor will develop a treatment plan that may include manual adjustments, therapeutic exercises, and lifestyle changes.
If you have any concerns about chiropractic care, be sure to discuss them with your chiropractor before beginning treatment.