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Your First Consultation After an Auto Accident Injury: What To Expect

What to Expect When You Visit a Chiropractor in Bradenton, FL After an Auto Accident Injury

At Lakewood Ranch, Dr. Nichols and his staff have treated hundreds of auto accident injury patients in Bradenton, FL and the surrounding areas. We can help you, as well. During your first visit, we'll run through a basic sequence of events. While your chiropractic treatment will be unique to you, the first visit looks similar for most auto accident patients. 

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The Four Steps for Your Initial Visit to Lakewood Ranch in Bradenton

First, we'll want to know what happened during your auto accident. Don't be worried about giving us "too much information"--no detail is too small when it comes to your health! We'll also have a few questions about your general health history as well.

Next, we'll naturally want to know about any symptoms you've been experiencing since your accident. No detail is too small! Every bit of information we learn helps us to understand what condition you're in and what we can do to help.

After that, you'll undergo a quick and non-invasive exam. X-rays will be taken if needed. Your exam is designed to help us find out the exact source of your pain or other symptoms. The core problem(s) may be located in a different part of the body than your symptoms. This is often the case when a problem in the spine causes pain in the limbs, for example.

Finally, we may perform initial adjustments or other treatments. This is especially important for patients who are experiencing pain. If time or other issues are a factor, we can also help you schedule a follow-up visit for as soon a date as possible.

Schedule an Appointment with Lakewood Ranch Chiropractic in Bradenton, FL Today!

Dr John Nichols specializes in all types of auto accident injury—whiplash, seat belt injuries, spinal injuries, and more. If you’d like to be seen by a chiropractor in Bradenton, FL who has plenty of experience with auto patients, or if you just have questions, fill out our contact form or call Lakewood Ranch Chiropractic at 941-739-2900.


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