Your First Visit
Patient FormsUpon entering our office, our receptionist will welcome you as a member of our family. We will request that you complete our patient forms located in the New Patient Center. This paperwork provides us with your health history and information on your condition.
ConsultationNext, you will have a consultation with Dr. Dallas Makin to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. Dallas Makin to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
ExaminationAfter your consultation, Dr. Dallas Makin 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.
Wellness ProgramPrior 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.
Report of FindingsOnce the information is collected and examinations are performed, Dr. Dallas Makin will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
- How can you help me?
- How often do I need to come in?
- What will my treatment cost?
TreatmentAt the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and/or soft tissue massage. Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.
Dr Makin basis every patient’s treatment plan on their personal health goals, he will never recommend a plan that is not in line with your goals and what you want to get out of your health.