Your First Appointment
Here's what you should expect during your first visit with Active Care.
what you need:
Your Insurance Card
Comfortable clothing that allows for physical movement or access to the area being examined
The first visit usually takes about 30-45 minutes depending on the complexity of your case
what to expect
History And Examination
After reviewing your history and intake documents, Dr. Morris will perform a thorough physical examination tailored to your condition. Sometimes orthopedic, neurological or other specialized testing are needed to provide an accurate diagnosis to ensure proper care. If your condition is not one that can be helped by chiropractic care in Chatham or Pompton Lakes the proper referrals will be provided.
Report Of Findings
Once your examination is complete, Dr. Morris will review and explain all of the findings pertinent to your condition. Recommended treatments will then be explained along with alternative treatment options. Please ask any questions you may have about your condition or treatment at any point during your appointment.
If your condition is one that can benefit from conservative chiropractic care, Dr. Morris will provide treatment during your first appointment. Depending on your diagnosis, a variety of treatments may be used.
All healthcare is a partnership between the patient and the doctor. To ensure the highest quality treatment, patients are given at-home instructions to complement and increase the effectiveness of their care. Directions for hydration, exercises or stretches, and ergonomic instructions are given to each patient to improve their health as quickly as possible.