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Your First Visit
Here at Rancho Niguel Chiropractic we encourage all our new patients to fill out any required material before their first office visit. Filling out these forms before your visit will help our office staff in answering any general or insurance related questions before your visit. These new patient forms located in the New Patient Center of the website can be easily downloaded at your convenience. The paperwork provides us with general information about yourself and your condition.
What to expect on your 1st visit ?
We have provided a general information download featured below for our first time visitors to the office. To help assist the doctor in getting to know the reason for your visit and a little bit about yourself. This also will help our office staff in answering any insurance questions you have before your visit as well. We ask that our new patients please download and fill out this required paperwork before coming in to the office.
On your first visit you can anticipate a 60 minute appointment with the doctor. This time will include time for the initial consultation, examination and treatment. On your first visit your doctor will sit and discuss with you your primary health concerns as well as other contributing factors to your health. Your goals toward a healthier life may also be discussed.
After the consultation the doctors will perform an examination to address your presenting complaints. The examination may include palpation of the spine, postural evaluation and or muscle testing for structural/ functional imbalances.
In some cases your doctor here at Ranch Niguel Chiropractic may feels X-Rays or additional testing may be necessary to fully evaluate your current condition there are two main facilities we refer our patients out to. They are conveniently located only minutes away from out facilities and these specialist will communicate directly with your doctor of their findings.
The patient will generally receive treatment following the consultation and examination. This treatment may include chiropractic spinal adjustments, myo-fascial and or soft tissue mobilization techniques and or physiotherapy modalities. The doctor will also address at this time any nutrition concerns. Also any additional exercises or necessary stretching to help expedite recovery.
Prior to leaving, patients may be instructed on a wellness program to be conducted at home. If you are in pain when you first come into our office this may include ice or heat application instructions, avoidance of certain activities or positions, as well as home exercises and/or stretches. If you desire an overall wellness lifestyle, our wellness team will work with you to create good habits and routines that support your success. Everybody is unique and different and therefore everone requires a unique and customized wellness plan.
We at Rancho Niguel Chiropractic hope this section of the webpage has answered many of your questions about our office, doctors and different treatment plans we offer at our facilities. If there is any additional questions you may have please dont hesitate to call and we will be happy to answer any additional questions for you.