Your First Visit To The Chiropractor

Patient Forms

Upon entering our office, our receptionist will welcome you as a member of our family. We will request that you complete our patient forms located in the New Patient Center. This paperwork provides us with your health history and information on your condition.


Consultation

Next, you will have a consultation with Drs. Ron and Melanie Burkhalter to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Drs. Ron and Melanie Burkhalter to learn more about you, your condition, and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.


Examination

After your consultation, Drs. Ron and Melanie Burkhalter will perform a complete chiropractic examination testing your reflexes and flexibility. Other standard neurological, orthopedic, postural, and physical tests will be performed as well. However, nothing will be done in our office without your consent.


X-Ray Studies

Depending on your specific condition, we may take X-rays as well. X-rays help us develop  the most effective treatment plan for you, and alert us of  any serious spinal conditions. Most people are amazed once they see their X-rays up close. In some cases, they can even identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves.


Report of Findings

Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, Drs. Ron and Melanie Burkhalter will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:

  1. How can you help me?
  2. How often do I need to come in?
  3. What will my treatment  cost?

After reviewing your health history, goals, and examining your spine and X-rays, Drs. Ron and Melanie Burkhalter will discuss recommendations and notify you if  your condition requires care with other providers.  Drs. Ron and Melanie Burkhalter  will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your needs.


Treatment

At the conclusion of this initial appointment, you can choose to experience your first treatment. This may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and/or soft tissue massage. Treatment is interactive, so you can express concerns about the different styles of treatment anytime.


Wellness Program

Prior to leaving, the doctor will suggest a wellness program to incorporate outside of treatment. If you are in pain when you first come into our office this may include: ice or heat application instructions, certain activities or positions to avoid, and at home exercises and/or stretches. If you desire, our wellness team will work with you also to create healthy habits and routines for your lifestyle. Every person is unique, therefore everyone requires a customized wellness plan. The purpose of our wellness program is for you to achieve good spinal alignment, have a healthy diet, exercise, and maintain a positive mental state.

Locations

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:30am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday:

8:00am - 12:00pm

Closed

Wednesday:

7:30am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 6:00pm

Thursday:

Closed

Closed

Friday:

7:30am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday:

By Appt.

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I started seeing Dr. Ron after a terrible car accident. He evaluated me, took x-rays and helped me with my Whiplash. I was so happy I chose Burkhalter Chiropractic. He took the time to get to know me and my spine. I no longer have those horrible headaches or the neck pain I once had. I recommend Burkhalter Chiropractic to all my friends and family."
    -D.K. Baraboo, WI
  • "I first brought my son to Dr. Melanie when he was just 1 month old. A friend recommended her. She called her the 'Baby Whisperer'. My son, Travis was not a content baby. He seemed uncomfortable all the time. He had trouble going to the bathroom on a regular basis. Our MD said he had Colic. Dr. Melanie used gentle adjustments on his spine and he seemed better after the very first time. The best part was that he slept that night for 7 hours straight! He continues to see her and hasn't had a problem since. I'm so happy with the care Travis received at Burkhalter, that my whole family now goes for adjustments."
    -K.P. Reedsburg, WI