Your first Visit, What to Expect
Clothing for General Treatment
Please come to your appointments in comfortable clothing that you are easily moved around in, Yoga attire is good, Shorts and a t-shirt are fine. Please non-compression clothing. Neoprene athletic clothing that compresses and controls is extremely difficult to work through.
Clothing for Postural Assessment
f you are getting a postural assessment, please wear yoga attire or something that is more form fitting, that won’t move. This is to preserve the placement of tape markers in order to get a clear measurement.
Your initial exam
This may be on your 2nd or 3rd visit depending on treatment goals and providing initial relief.
During your initial exam: a full health history is taken which includes questions regarding your health, symptoms and lifestyle. A physical exam is conducted, which includes pulse and tongue diagnosis, and palpation of the painful areas, a postural and movement assessment may be conducted on this day or at a future visit.
Prior to your appointment you will have access to the new patient paperwork, this will be emailed to you and then you will be able to fill it in on your computer, tablet or phone within the patient portal of my practice software.