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Your First Visit to Our Novato Practice

You will be warmly welcomed and made to feel at home. Help is on its way!

You will be warmly welcomed and made to feel at home. Help is on its way!

We ask all new patients to allow sixty to ninety minutes for their initial appointment. After you’ve completed your health and insurance paperwork the doctor will take a history of both your current condition as well as pertinent family and past health history.

Next, a thorough examination will follow, evaluating your area(s) of complaint and performing range of motion studies, orthopedic testing, tests of muscle tone and flexibility, etc. If special tests or imaging studies are necessary, we will explain our rationale as to why they are necessary. If you have previously had x-rays, MRI or CT scan, or blood work performed we ask that you bring the studies or their results with you on your first visit.

Only after a careful review of your history and examination findings will a course of treatment (chiropractic, acupuncture, herbs, exercise, etc.) be recommended, respectful of your health goals and objectives.

In most circumstances, we initiate treatment on a patient’s first appointment. You may or may not need to put a gown on for the initial examination.

To view what the Regular Visit looks like at North Bay Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center, please click here.

Call our Novato chiropractic office today!


North Bay Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center | (415) 892-0225

Helping families in Novato and North Bay with all of their chiropractic needs since 1990.