4/289 Tweed Valley Way, Murwillumbah NSW 2484 info@murwillumbahchiro.com Ph: 02 6672 2760

New Patients

New Patients - What to expect


home2_chiropractic_practice_locations1happy-family-300x197If you’re coming in to see us for the first time, we’d like you to know exactly what to expect. We want you to feel relaxed and comfortable with the knowledge that you’re in good hands.

Our office has been described as, "unique, fun and open.” The other word commonly used is “comforting.” We hope that you’ll agree. You’ll find that our staff is friendly and helpful and, along with Dr. Eric Atchison  completely dedicated to your health and well-being.

There are a variety of appointment types at Murwillumbah Chiropractic & Massage, depending on your progress through care:

Your First Visit - the first time you see us. Up to one hour.
Standard Consultation - your regular appointment. Up to half an hour.
Short Consultation - for ongoing maintenance, also for babies and kids. Up to a quarter of an hour.

Your first visit

Before your first visit, we ask that you complete our new patient forms-quarterpaperwork, please arrive 10 minutes early for you to fill these out.

We gather information about your health, understanding where you have been and where you want to go. Our analysis includes a thorough health history and chiropractic exam and x-rays if necessary.

Please allow 45 minutes for your first appointment with us. 

At the end of the thorough assessment you will be scheduled for a doctor’s report at the next possible appointment for you and the Chiropractor. During your personalised doctor’s report, the chiropractor will review your results with you, give you personalised recommendations for care and discuss affordable financial options for your care.

Goal setting: What is causing your issue? What we can do to help? We talk about what you can expect to achieve from
your treatment, decide on a schedule of care, and discuss what you can do to help your recovery and improvement.

We begin treatment: Murwillumbah Chiropractic & Massage treatment includes chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue work and rehabilitation exercises. We can also order additional testing, such as x-rays and provide these In-house.

Standard consultation

We check your progress and provide treatment. We will constantly review your progress and determine if any changes are needed for your care and rehabilitation program.

Please allow up to 20 - 30 minutes for your standard appointment with us. 

Short consultation

spineDuration: up to quarter of an hour

When you’re doing well: You’re achieving your goals! Now we can move onto regular work to maintain health and

What to Bringmtch0005

Comfortable clothes you can move in, and any previous test results or relevant information such as x-rays, MRI or relevant notes from any other health professional. This is particularly important at your initial consultation.