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.
Next, you will have a consultation with Dr. Sarb Dhesi to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. Sarb Dhesi to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.
After your consultation, Dr. Sarb Dhesi 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.
X-Ray Studies or Other Imaging Studies
Depending on your specific condition, we may take X-rays as well. X-rays help us develop the most effective treatment plan for you, and alert us of any serious spinal conditions. Most people are amazed once they see their X-rays up close. In some cases, they can even identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves. If more detailed imaging studies like a MRI is necessary we will make a referral for that also. We will assess risk factors during your consultation and examination to determine if these studies are necessary or if we can start care conservatively due to the lack of risk factors. Your health and safety is always our number one concern.
Report of Findings
Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, Dr. Sarb Dhesi will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:
- How can you help me?
- How often do I need to come in?
- What will my treatment cost?
- Are there things you can do to help yourself get better?
- What can you expect as you recover..
After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays [if necessary], Dr. Sarb Dhesi will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. Dr. Sarb Dhesi will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.
At the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, soft tissue rehab, physio therapy, stretches and/ or exercises. Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.
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.
Our Commitment to You
We want to help you get better fast as possible with the tools necessary to keep you stable for the long term.