Must I be examined prior to treatment? I already know what is wrong with me. Yes, anytime a new patient comes to the office, we must personally examine the spine to rule out any new conditions and confirm the existence of the present condition. A good clinical examination is in both our best interests. A thorough chiropractic examination will reveal a solid diagnosis around which an effective treatment plan can be made for your healing and prevention of future pain.« View All FAQs"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."