Your Initial Consultation

Detailed information on what happens on your 
initial consultation.

What happens

In brief

When you see a chiropractor for the first time, they will do a detailed assessment of your health. You will be asked for information about your current condition and also about your medical history and overall health.

What happens in full...

Some of the questions you will be asked may not seem important, but they will help your chiropractor to establish an overall picture of your health and determine whether chiropractic care is appropriate for your condition. If your chiropractor is unable to help, or decides that some other treatment would be more beneficial for your condition; you will be referred to your GP or to another health care professional.

Examination

After assessing your condition and overall health, your chiropractor will carry out a physical examination (unless there is a specific reason for them not to). You will be asked to wear shorts and t-shirt for this visit. Your chiropractor will perform a range of tests that may include assessment of your posture and range of movement. They may do things such as measure your blood pressure and examine your abdomen to help find out what is wrong. Once the initial assessment and physical examination has been done, your chiropractor may require you to have further investigations such as an X-ray (or another type of scan such as CT or MRI) or a blood test. If these are required, your chiropractor will explain why they are necessary, and how and when they will be arranged. We have an onsite X-Ray facility for your convenience and speed of diagnosis.

After these assessments and tests, your chiropractor will explain what is wrong and whether your condition can be helped by chiropractic treatment. If they think chiropractic treatment will help, they will give you a care plan, which will set out what you can expect when receiving chiropractic care, the costs of care and the treatment options that are available to you. You will also be told about exercises and lifestyle changes that can help you to manage your condition and assist with your recovery.

You will be able to ask questions so that you fully understand what treatment is being proposed. If you are happy to proceed, you will be asked to give your written consent to treatment.

Your chiropractor will keep all details about your health and treatment strictly confidential. No one will be allowed to see your records without your permission.

Get in touch

The best way to get in touch is to call 0121 421 4466.

Alternatively you can request a call back, a free discovery call or ask some general questions by filling in the form below.

Get in touch

Please note call back and discovery calls can only be requested within the hours of 09.00am to 7.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please allow up to 1 work day for us to get back to you with confirmation of your telephone appointment.

LIVE Clinic News:

New patient appointments currently available for chiropractic and sports massage this week ・ New patient appointments currently available for chiropractic and sports massage this week ・ New patient appointments currently available for chiropractic and sports massage this week