Patient Intake

visit formsUpon entering our office, our receptionist will welcome you as a member of our family.  We will request that you complete the patient forms you will be given. This paperwork provides us with your health history and information on your condition.

To help expedite the process new patients are encouraged to print and fill out the New Patient Information Forms. Please remember to sign all the pages and bring them in with you to your first appointment. If you have any questions, our staff is more than happy to answer those and/or help you complete the forms if needed.


Consultation

consult P1010668 FNext, you will have a consultation with the doctor to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. Joyce, D.C. to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.

 

 


Examination

exam P1010631 FAfter your consultation, one of the doctors will perform a complete chiropractic examination testing your reflexes and flexibility. Other standard neurological, orthopedic, postural, and physical tests will be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our office without your consent.

 


X-Ray Studies

spineDepending on your specific condition, we may take X-rays as well. X-rays help us develop the most effective treatment plan for you, and alert us of any serious spinal conditions. Most people are amazed once they see their X-rays up close. In some cases, they can even identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves.

 


Report of Findings

rof P1010642 F 1Once the information is collected  and examinations are performed, one of the doctors will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
1. How can you help me?
2. How often do I need to come in?
3. What will my treatment cost?
After reviewing your health history,  goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, Dr. Joyce D.C. will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers.   Dr. Joyce D.C. will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.

 


Treatment

adjust P1010637 FAt the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments or physiotherapy.  Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.

 

 


Wellness Program

wellness2Prior to leaving, the doctor will suggest a  wellness program to incorporate outside of treatment.  If you are in pain when you first come into our office this may include: ice or heat application instructions, certain activities or positions to avoid, and at home exercises and/or stretches.  If you desire,  our wellness team will work with you also to create healthy habits and routines for your lifestyle.  Every person is unique, therefore everyone requires a  customized wellness plan.

 


The purpose  of our wellness program is for you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a  healthy diet, exercise, and maintain a positive mental state.