What to Expect at San Antonio Practice
On your first visit to our office you will be welcomed by a member of our staff. You will be asked to fill out any necessary office forms which will provide us with general information about yourself and your condition. (You can download these forms and bring them with you to save some time). Our receptionist will also be able to help you understand your insurance benefits. Please plan to bring your insurance card, and if you are in possession of any current x-rays or MRI’s feel free to bring them too.
Next you will have a consultation with Dr. Chad Owen to discuss your health-related concerns, and gather more information about your condition to determine if chiropractic care may be a benefit to you. Nothing will be done in our office without your consent.
After a thorough consultation in our office with the doctor, you will have a complete chiropractic examination. This exam will include testing your range of motion, orthopedic, neurologic, muscle, postural, and physical examinations tests to detect any abnormalities that may be affecting or causing your condition. Dr. Chad will gain valuable information regarding your condition so that a better understanding of how chiropractic can help you.
In some cases, we will need to collect more data to more accurately diagnose your condition. Diagnostic studies may include x-rays, MRIs, and other scans.
Report of Findings
Once all the information and examinations have been performed and collected, Dr. Chad Owen will give you a report of findings and share with you his recommendations for treatment and/or wellness program.
You will be given an individualized treatment plan that may include adjustments, physical therapy, strengthening exercises, stretching exercises, diet suggestions, one of our wellness essentials treatments, and/or other lifestyle recommendations.
If you have a condition that requires additonal care with other providers, Dr. Chad Owen will let you know and offer referrals.
Patients will generally be provided with their first treatment at the conclusion of the initial appointment if you are ready to start care. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapies, and/or soft tissue therapies. Most of our patients begin to see results from the very first treatment.
In all, your first visit to our clinic usually last you around 60 minutes.
Follow Up Visits
Your follow up visits are much like the first without the paperwork, consultation, and examination. Once you have checked in and are met by our receptionist and brought back to begin your follow up visit. Dr. Chad will talk to you on how your last adjustment went and if you have any questions they will be answered at this time. You will then receive your treatment and will be given specific instructions on what you can do to help with your condition.
In all, your follow up adjustments will take approximately 15 minutes.
Questions? Concerns? Give our San Antonio chiropractic office a call and put your mind at ease.