What to Expect
on Your First Visit
atients visiting Summit Family Chiropractic for the first time are often curious as to what the process is, and what to expect on their first chiropractic visit. Learn what to expect, and read a step-by-step process regarding what you will experience on your first visit to Dr. Evan Pridmore at Summit Family Chiropractic in Mount Juliet, TN.
Step One: Complete Application for New Members
We ask all of our new patients to complete a new member application as completely as they can. This form includes questions about your healthcare history and gives us an understanding of past trauma and injuries that might be contributing to current health problems.
Step Two: Tour the Office
When you come in to visit, we’ll take you on a tour of the office, explaining what we do, our methods, how they help and why. This will help you to feel more at home here and develop an understanding of what principled chiropractic is.
Step Three: Consultation
Following the tour, you’ll sit down with a Summit Family chiropractor for a special one-on-one healthcare consult. We will talk about your current issues, past health concerns, goals for recovery, and other healthcare history issues so we can provide only the very best healthcare.
Step Four: Chiropractic Assessment
At this stage, we will perform a complete and scientific physical examination using advanced technology and methods published and certified by NASA and SPACE. Evaluating your nervous system and muscles allows us to discover where Dysfunction and subluxations might be.
Step Five: Diagnostic Imaging
At this point we will take any postural x-rays, and other diagnostic imaging that may be required, so we can more closely examine your skeletal system. This will confirm preliminary diagnoses and allow us to approach adjustments and care with the most detailed information possible.
Step Six: Care and Plan of Care
Once Dr. Evan Pridmore has completed your thorough assessment, examination and diagnosis, a specialized and customized plan of care will be created that is tailored specifically to your individual needs.
Step Seven: Findings Report
On your follow-up visit, we will sit down with you and your loved ones, and will present to you a detailed report of our findings. This will include analysis of your diagnostic imaging and the results of your examination. We will also discuss your customized plan of corrective care and payment options moving forward.
Step Eight: The Road to Health
The process of healing is a two-way street, navigated by both your Mount Juliet chiropractor and you. In order to experience healthcare improvements, you will need to commit to your appointments and to all necessary steps and lifestyle changes needed.
Patience is also essential—while some see improvements right away, others take more time. Understand, too, that at first some temporary stiffness and discomfort are normal. These healing sensations are a sign of your body correcting itself as nervous system function is restored.
For more information, contact Dr. Evan Pridmore at Summit Family Chiropractic in Mount Juliet today!