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New Patients

We’re excited that you’re considering a visit to our Thrive Chiropractic and Wellness Center office. Check out what to expect here. Get to know us. Then, contact us to make an appointment so we can get to know you.

Our goal is to serve you in the best way we possibly can. During your first visit we want to make sure that we answer any questions you have about the procedure used in our office and accurately determine if NUCCA care can help you.

Prior to your first visit, we ask that you complete your new patient paperwork in full. The more information we have about your health history, the more we can help.
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Your First Visit

When you arrive at our office you will be warmly greeted by our amazing front desk staff, who will take your paperwork before bringing you back to consult with the doctor. When you meet with Dr. Pergande she will ask you several questions about what you are currently dealing with before performing your initial spinal exam.

The major emphasis of our initial exam is to evaluate your spine and nervous system, determine how it is functioning and find out whether or not NUCCA chiropractic care can help you.

The first part of the exam will consist of a computerized exam that allows us to measure the amount of stress on your nervous system. We then perform a postural exam consisting of a leg length check and several measurements taken on an instrument called an Anatometer. These measurements include a high/low hip, pelvic rotation, and body lean to one side. We’ll even measure whether you are carrying more weight on one leg or the other. You will not need to disrobe during the examination. Finally, the doctor will take some very detailed x-rays of your head and neck. These x-rays will help the doctor determine exactly how you need to be adjusted

This first day is very comprehensive but should still be finished in about an hour.

After your first visit the doctor will analyze your x-rays and go over all the information she gathered during this first visit and create a specific treatment plan to address your current health challenges.

Your Second Visit

When you return, you’ll sit down with Dr. Pergande to go over your examination and X-ray findings. You’ll be shown your problem areas and discuss the proper treatment plan to get you healthy and stable as quickly as possible.

You’ll then receive your first spinal correction. You will lie either on your right or left side and Dr. Pergande will apply a slight amount of pressure just below the tip of your ear. The adjustment is so gentle that most patients are unaware that the adjustment is actually being made. There is no twisting, popping, or cracking of the neck or back.

After your chiropractic adjustment, Dr. Pergande will take measurements and post-adjustment X-rays to ensure that the adjustment did exactly what we wanted it to do. You’ll receive instructions on how to maintain this new correction.

Please plan on spending 90 minutes with us for this visit.

Become a New Patient Today

Contact our friendly team now to schedule your first appointment at Thrive Chiropractic and Wellness Center!
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