Your First Visit

Patient Formsvisit_forms

Upon 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.
 

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Next, 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.
 

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After 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 Program

Prior 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.
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Report of Findings

Once 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:
  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. Dallas Makin will discuss recommendations and notify you if  your condition  requires care with other providers.   Dr. Dallas Makin  will  provide the best  treatment and  wellness program for your needs.
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Treatment

At 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.

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