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Prep For Your 1st Visit

 

Pre-Appointment Evaluation

A significant portion of your first visit will be devoted to a full therapeutic evaluation, so that your therapist can determine the best treatment plan for you.  To help facilitate the evaluation process, we ask that you download, print and complete the pre-appointment patient history forms

The questionnaire covers topics like:
  • The nature of your pain and dysfunction
  • When the pain or dysfunction started
  • What makes it better / worse
  • What other therapies were tried and how well they helped
  • What are your goals?
Completing this form in advance of your treatment, will help to expedite the process when you arrive. If for any reason you are unable to print and fill out these forms in advance, please be sure to come to the clinic 15 minutes early so that you’ll have time to complete them before your session.

Arrive Early

Try to arrive a bit before your appointment. One goal is to help you relax your mind and body. If you have time to park, arrive, use the rest room and collect yourself, our work together will be much more productive.

 

What To Wear

During the myofascial trigger point therapy session, your therapist will need easy access to the areas of your body that require treatment.  Depending on what area is being treated, your body may be placed in a variety of different treatment and stretch positions and you may be asked to stand and walk around so that your therapist can assess your posture and gait.  Also, we often use warm water bags to help you to relax in either a seated or prone position on the treatment table.

We recommend that you wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that can be adjusted so that your skin is easily accessible for treatment. If you feel comfortable, you may also choose to wear your undergarments or a swim suit. As necessary, you can be draped in a sheet to maintain your privacy.

Questions & Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us at the numbers listed below. We look forward to working with you!  If you should have the need to reschedule, please contact us to let us know.