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  • Daniel Wise

Your First Chiropractic Appointment

Updated: Jul 19, 2022

Many new patients that consult with the experienced Perth Chiropractors in Brabham are unsure what to expect when they attend their first chiropractic appointment. Visiting one of our Perth Chiropractors in Brabham is similar to visiting other healthcare providers. The office setting and intake procedure will be familiar while the chiropractic treatment room and process is a bit more distinctive. A typical first appointment consists of a consultation, chiropractic examination, treatment and any follow up advice.

During the Consultation

Your first chiropractic consultation with our experienced Perth Chiropractors in Brabham generally will involve completing a health questionnaire and answering questions about your medical history. Following on from this your Perth Chiropractor will ask questions in regards your current discomfort may ask further questions in regards to your health history or expectations from treatment.

Chiropractic Examination

Your experienced Perth Chiropractor in Brabham will begin with a simple physical exam, then follow it with an exam that focuses on your area of complaint, your spine and any surrounding soft tissue structures that could potentially be involved. The simple physical exam your experienced Perth Chiropractor in Brabham conducts will also include a combination of relevant orthopaedic examinations, neurological examinations are also common. Your Perth Chiropractor will also visually inspect your bodies posture and assess for any functional indicators of injury or dysfunction.

Chiropractic Treatment

Our experienced Perth Chiropractors in Brabham provide a therapeutic approach to care, and utilise a range of treatment techniques to optimise treatment outcomes. This approach to treatment has been shown to be of benefit to people with a range of musculoskeletal conditions.

  • Chiropractic Adjustments (Spinal Manipulation)

    • Diversified​

    • Mechanically Assisted Manipulation (Drop Piece)

    • Biomechancial Blocking

    • Activator Method

  • Extremity Manipulation / Mobilisation

  • Soft Tissue Therapy (e.g. Trigger Point Therapy, Percussive Therapy / Theragun, Dry Needling, Pin & Stretch, Graston Technique and Muscle Energy Technique).

  • Rehabilitation Exercises

  • Nutritional recommendations and lifestyle advice

  • Referral to appropriate primary healthcare professional

Chiropractor Appointment Length

How long your chiropractic appointment with our experienced Perth Chiropractors in Brabham is can be dependent on a couple of factors. However most patient’s first chiropractic appointments are around 30 minutes, while follow up appointments taking between 15 minutes.

What to Wear to Chiropractic Appointment

During an appointment with ur experienced Perth Chiropractors in Brabham, it is recommended that you wear something comfortable, as you will have to lie down on our chiropractic table and move into different positions. The best option is to go for loose, comfortable clothing or something that isn’t restrictive.

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