What Happens When I go to the Chiropractors
Prior to seeing Dr Tansey we will have you complete paperwork,
that takes about 10 minutes, and have
Wendy check your health insurance if needed. You can complete the majority
of the paperwork by accessing our
Your first appointment will take
approximately 45 to 60 minutes.
will spend this time discussing your complaints, and performing an
examination to find the cause of your current problem. The
evaluation will consist of general orthopedic and neurologic examination
procedures. We suggest that you wear comfortable clothes as you may be
doing various maneuvers such as bending and twisting. Snug clothes make
this more difficult and uncomfortable. After completion of your
evaluation, other diagnostic tests may be ordered. We will then
discuss treatment options and, if appropriate, begin treatment that
Your second appointment usually
takes 15 - 20 minutes.
On this visit Dr. Tansey will review relevant exam
and x-ray /diagnostic findings with you. He will explain your problem so
you understand it fully and will answer any questions you may have.
Dr. Tansey will also give you information for home care, exercise and
allowable activity levels.
Thereafter, appointments will take
less of your time, usually 10-15 minutes. During these visits you will
receive treatment, review your current progress and possibly update
specific stretching and strengthening exercises to promote your return
to painless and normal function. There will also be periodic
formal re-evaluations to monitor your overall improvement and update
your treatment plan.
To schedule an evaluation
or a complementary consultation call: 978-448-2800