Case History

Before meeting with the chiropractor, the assistant will ask you to complete a query form about your complaints and general health. Then on your first consultation, the chiropractor will start with a discussion about you, your health and your reasons for asking for chiropractic care.

You will be asked for a great deal of information, not just about the pain or complaint that may have brought you to the clinic, but also about your past health history. Some of the questions may appear irrelevant, but they are extremely important to your chiropractor. To ensure that chiropractic care is appropriate for your condition, your overall health picture needs to be determined. If chiropractic appears not to be suitable for you, you will be referred to your GP or relevant specialist.

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