New Patient Tips
The following are some things that you can do as a patient to make your experience at Coast Life Chiropractic more effective, efficient and comfortable. *Note*, none of these tips are required in order to receive care at the clinic, they are simply things that patients in the past have expressed would have optimized their health care experience.
Prepare the paperwork in advance
A portion of the paperwork that new patients must fill out before seeing Dr. Klassen at Coast Life Chiropractic is available online. By printing the forms and filling them out at home you can gather any required medical information and complete the paperwork at your convenience. In addition, filling out paperwork at home can speed-up the time it takes you to see Dr. Klassen once at the clinic.
Bring the right gear/clothing to the clinic
Many new patients find that they are more comfortable in their own clothing than in a clinic gown during a physical examination. Dr. Klassen will often want to examine your back as part of a complete new patient physical exam, thus bringing/wearing a sports-bra or other workout-type top can help new patients avoid having to wear a medical gown or clothing. In addition, if your complaint is below your waist, there is a good chance that Dr. Klassen will want to examine your hips, knees and/or ankles. As such, bringing/wearing shorts can also help avoid having to wear a clinic gown/shorts.
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