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Your First Visit to the Back and Neck Specialists

In most cases when a person experiences physical problems such as joint pain, migraine headaches, and back pain, your personal doctor may decide to refer you to a chiropractor. When you come to the Back and Neck Specialists you will be in the care of trusted, fully accredited doctors. Most patients are nervous about their first visit to the chiropractor. We have compiled so questions and answers about what to expect, they include:


What kind of physical problem do you treat and can it be helped by chiropractic care?

Professional chiropractors are equipped with the required knowledge and experience to treat a range of ailments. You can trust our doctors to carry out physical examinations and x-rays to determine the cause of your problem. We specialize in


How long will it take?

It is important to have good communication with your doctor about a treatment plan. These treatments will determine the success of  your recovery. Treatment plans are specifically designed for each patient and their conditions. At the Back and Neck Specialists we take careful consideration when treating our patients. Most patients will feel immediate relief after their adjustments and come back often times because it is a therapeutic experience.

However, the relief is not always permanent and the condition may arise again in future but the good news is it’s not anything a quick visit to our office can’t fix. A good tip is to visit a chiropractic office near your home so way relief is always close by. If you are near the Germantown / East Memphis area, you could stop by our office.


What to expect?

After filling out your medical history, we will take your vitals and chat about your areas of concern. Our examination process takes place in several steps:

  • An orthopedic examination to make sure you can benefit from chiropractic
  • A functional exam to examine your muscles
  • Range of motion tests
  • Reflex testing
  • Arm length measurement
  • Leg length measurement
  • Palpation of the spine to look for imbalances

We want to provide you with the best treatment plan possible hence the meticulous measurements. This will alert us of any problems in your neck, lower back, and pelvis. We will continue taking measurements on each visit to ensure proper balance.

Chiropractic procedure is known to be a non-surgical and drug-free procedure, and therefore, you should expect less or no pain during your adjustments. Your chiropractor will use the right tools and techniques for a particular disorder to make sure you achieve the desired results. You must have good communication with your doctor if you feel any pain or extreme discomfort during the process although experiencing any pain is rare.


What is the cost of the procedure?

The cost of chiropractic procedure may vary from one chiropractor to another, clinic or even the numbers of therapies conducted. At Back and Neck Specialists, we work directly with your medical insurance provider. Arrive to our office 15 minutes early so our insurance coordinator, Rose, can work her magic!

Above are some of the major questions you should ask any chiropractor before your first visit. Do not forget to ask about our working hours or check out our website.

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