After you complete
concerning your medical history and personal data, Dr.
Weatherall obtains a detailed
history of your current
problem(s). If the problem
is outside of the scope of practice of chiropractic,
he will refer you to the appropriate health care
Dr. Weatherall describes the procedures, risks,
and alternatives to the physical
assessment and you complete the informed consent form. Dr. Weatherall
then performs a thorough physical examination directed toward
your specific problem
and other suspected problems. He may advise you to obtain
specific x-rays before or after the physical examination.
Dr. Weatherall gives you report of
his findings including your diagnosis and the proposed treatment.
Treatments usually involve a combination of joint therapies,
associated therapies, massage, and postural and
lifestyle advice (see Treating
Again, if the problem is outside of the scope of practice of
chiropractic, he will refer you to the appropriate
health care provider.
After reviewing the
proposed treatment procedures and their risks and alternatives, you
complete the informed consent form.
Your first treatment on your path
to wellness begins!
During additional visits
treatment continues and is modified as your condition progresses. At
the appropriate time, Dr. Weatherall will give you specific stretches,
strengthening exercises, and lifestyle changes. These
home care activities are important for you to gain control of your
condition and maintain it after you have completed your course of
Throughout your treatment Dr.
Weatherall periodically reevaluates you to determine the
status of your
condition and to determine any necessary changes in your treatment