By consulting our office, you’re taking an exciting first step toward better health.
When you come for your first visit, you’ll fill out a brief, easy to complete questionnaire (download it right here), and fill it out in advance.
The Health History & Lifestyle Review
Dr. Gertz will take a thorough history of your current problem or state of health, past and family health history, and lifestyle history. This will help to uncover the possible causes of your health problem and learn more about ways to optimize your health.
A thorough examination will be performed. We’ll study the way you turn and bend. We may test your reflexes. These and other physical, orthopedic and chiropractic tests help us locate areas of your spine that could be the cause of your problem. Our examination is thorough and will put you at ease.
Diagnostic and Functional Tests
Certain tests such as x-rays and Surface Electromyography tests for example may be performed to give us further information.
Report of Findings
We will study your health history, physical examination results and diagnostic test results and give you a complete report of our findings. We’ll show you what we found and the conclusions we’ve reached. If we find that you would benefit from consulting a different practitioner, we’ll make the proper referral. Otherwise, we will recommend a program of which may include specific chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, massage therapy, or a combination which may be integrated with specific home care stretching and strengthening programs, lifestyle changes and nutritional recommendations.
With a plan in place to fulfill your health goals, future treatment and maintenance visits will take just minutes.