Your initial visit

Please plan approximately 60 minutes for your initial visit to New England Spine Institute, PC.   There are essentially 6 components to the visit.

1.       Registration  - you may download all of our registration forms in order to save some time in the office.  Three options are available: (a) register with, (b) download, print and complete the forms on paper (c) complete the paper forms in our office.

2.       History - After you complete the initial registration process, we will begin to discuss your health concerns and past medical history. 

3.       Physical examination will be completed, which has two primary components:  (1) neurological and orthopedic examinations to determine a clinical diagnosis and. (2) assessment of your posture, muscle function, flexibility and spinal joint function.  If diagnostic imaging is indicated, you will be referred to a local facility for the study.

4.       Treatment Planning - The details of your diagnosis will be presented and discussed.  Depending upon each patient's preference, we will communicate the details of teh examination and treatment plan with

5.       Treatment - Treatments in our office may include stretches, exercises, therapy modalities (electrical muscle stimulation, TENS, ultrasound), soft tissue relaxation techniques and spinal manipulation/adjustments (See "Treatment Techniques / Procedures").

  1. Home Instructions - Helping you to restore your optimal health is our foremost objective.  This requires a partnership between our patients and us.