If you're a first-time client at Tactus Osteopathy, you'll need to give us some information about your background, medical history and the nature of your condition. This is so that we can provide the best possible care, tailored to your specific circumstances.
We'll have some brief paperwork for you to fill in on your first visit. This paperwork provides us with general information about you and your condition.
During your first consultation with the osteopath, you'll discuss any health-related issues and concerns.
In order to pinpoint your problem, you will be asked a number of questions related to your condition. A variety of targeted tests will be performed to determine which tissues are affected and to what extent. you may be asked to partially undress to facilitate this process
Once the examination is complete, patients will generally have their first treatment during this same visit. Specific details and options will be discussed at the time
Before leaving, you may be given advice on possible treatment reactions, certain activities or procedures to be carried out at home. This may include ice or heat applications, avoidance of certain activities or positions, as well as home exercises.
Follow up appointments may be necessary. Treatment options for your condition will be discussed at your 1st visit