NEW PATIENT INFORMATION
So you have pain... maybe it's new or maybe you've been fighting it a while thinking that with a little more Ibuprofen it would just go away. Either way, we've got your back! You are apparently seeking help and thought a chiropractor might be a viable option (obviously or you wouldn't be on the site... right?) So now that your sleep, work, school, hobbies, exercise and/or life is in serious struggle because of what ails you and all those over-the-counter medications aren't doing the trick, maybe it's time for some conservative care from a healthcare provider who is truly set on serving people and helping to ease pain and maximize function. If you've never been to a chiropractor, here's what to expect from your first visit...
Dr. Wes is a true diagnostician and he aims to figure out what the problem(s) is so that together, you and he can establish a clear plan of attack in the fight to get you well. His examinations include a thorough investigation of your health history, your current problem as well as an understanding of what your goals are in seeking treatment. He performs examinations that include posture and movement analysis, muscle length/strength testing, orthopedic tests, palpation and movement evaluation of your spine and/or area of complaint. All of this generally takes about 40-60 minutes depending on the complexity of your problem. Before he treats (and yes, he usually treats same day), he takes the time to illustrate to you what your issue is, what your treatment options are and how the healing can/will take place.
He has 3 main goals with your first treatment: