First Visit

Patient Forms
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.


Consultation Next, you will have a consultation with Dr. Michael Zola to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. Michael Zola to learn more about you, your condition, and  expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.


Examination After your consultation, Dr. Michael Zola will perform a complete chiropractic examination. This will test 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 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.


Report of Findings Once the information is collected  and examinations are performed, Dr. Michael Zola will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:

  1. How can you help me?
  2. How often do I need to come in?
  3. What  will  my treatment  cost?

After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, Dr. Michael Zola will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. Dr. Michael Zola will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.


Treatment At the conclusion of this initial  appointment, you can choose to  experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and/or soft tissue massage. Treatment is interactive, so  you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment  anytime.


Wellness Program 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.

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