entering the office, we have some brief paperwork for you to fill out.
The paperwork provides us with general information about yourself and
You can save time by printing the needed forms ahead
of time and bringing them with you to your appointment. This is easily
done by clicking on the links below, printing " Welcome to Our Clinic "and completing the forms. You will also need to complete ONLY the needed index form(s) as it relates to YOUR CONDITION.
Please click on the links below to open and print the following forms:
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Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print these forms. If you do not have
Acrobat Reader installed, click for free download.)
Consultation & Examination
help determine the best course of treatment for you, we will begin by
asking a series of detailed questions regarding your complaints. This
will allow us to determine the most suitable course of action for the
diagnostic work up for your case. We will then perform a series of
Orthopedic and Neurological tests to help determine the exact areas and
tissues affected by your condition. A basic physical examination to
include height, weight, blood pressure, etc. will also be performed.
Other Diagnostic Tests or Studies
Depending upon the outcome
of the above described Examination, other indicated diagnostic tests
such as X-rays, MRI's, CT scans, Urinalysis, Blood Tests, Nerve
Conduction Tests, etc. may be ordered or performed. These will assist
us in determining the severity of your condition and aid in either
ruling out more serious conditions, our treating you with the most
effective treatment for your specific condition, or making the
appropriate referral to a specific health care specialist, as the case
Upon completion of all diagnostic work,
patients who have been accepted for care will then receive their first
treatment. This may include various therapeutic modalities (e.g.
Ultrasound, Electrical Muscle Stimulation, Diathermy, Traction,
Massage, Moist Heat, Cryotherapy, Spinal Adjustments, and/or other soft
tissue treatments and therapies.
Every patient, as indicated,
will be given appropriate home care instructions. This is to assist
you in helping us help you better and to help you achieve your heath
care goal faster. These may include icing/heating instructions,
stretches, body mechanics, Activity modifications, exercises, etc.
In general, the patients
will be seen for a follow-up visit within 1-2 days following their
initial visit. This will allow us time to review your examination
findings as well as any other diagnostic studies (x-rays, MRIs, etc.)
that may have been performed/ordered. We will review our findings of
your case with you in detail and explain what we feel is the best
course of action for your particular condition. All treatment/therapy
details, number of visits, expected length of treatment, the cost
involved, and all other related matters regarding your treatment with
us will be discussed. This is also another opportunity for you to ask
any questions you may have regarding your condition/findings and/or