What to Expect on Your First Visit

Visiting Evolve Chiropractic for the first time doesn’t have to be complicated or confusing. Our friendly and professional staff understands that you may be curious about the process and what to expect. Below you will find a brief rundown of what you will experience when visiting Dr. James Ruh at Evolve Chiropractic in Elkhart for the first time.

Complete a New Member Application

The first part of the process is filling out a new member application with thorough information. To serve new practice members best, we must learn about your health history and any past traumas or injuries that could contribute to your health problems. The more information we have, the better we can apply precise techniques that are customized for you.

Office Tour

When you visit Evolve Chiropractic, we want you to feel at home. We will give you a tour of our office and let you know what to expect from chiropractic care. As you begin improving your health through chiropractic care, you’ll gain a better understanding of what principled chiropractic is and how your body responds to chiropractic adjustments. We welcome you to ask questions as we explain what we do and how it helps improve your health.

One-on-One Consultation

Next, you will sit down with a one-on-one consultation with your Elkhart, IN chiropractor. We will discuss your current health issues, goals for recovery, past health concerns, and we’ll review other questions and concerns you have. We want you to be confident in the care we provide and to expect exceptional healthcare that is customized for your needs.

Scientific Assessment

Once we’ve gotten information about your health and you’ve toured the office, Dr. James Ruh and his staff will perform a complete and scientific physical evaluation, evaluating the nervous system and muscles. Evolve Chiropractic always N.A.S.A. published and Space Foundation certified technology to do a nervous system assessment. This will allow us to pinpoint the area of interference and determine the level of severity.

Diagnostic Imaging

After the physical, we take any necessary diagnostic imaging and postural x-rays to get an even more in-depth look at your skeletal system and confirm the preliminary diagnosis. This allows us to get an exact assessment of your spine and any of its problem areas to determine the type of specific adjustment to utilize in your unique case.

Customized Care

All of the health information is now thoroughly evaluated by Dr. James Ruh at Evolve Chiropractic, and a customized plan of care is created. Everything from your medical history to your health goals to the results of your examination is taken into account so your individual needs are met.

Report of Findings

At a follow-up visit, Dr. James Ruh will provide you with a detailed report of our findings and the results of the examinations. We will review the customized plan of corrective care and plan your adjustment schedule moving forward. We will also go over payment options and answer any questions you have about the next steps.

Your Path to New Health

Together, we will focus on healing and achieving optimal health so that you can continue on a successful path. To see improvements in your health, you will need to be committed to making it to your appointments every one responds differently to care. Some feel immediate result and others can take more time and repetition. Evolve is committed to giving you the best experience and we look forward to helping you improve your health and well being.