First appointment

First appointment information for Vista Physiotherapy and Massage Patients

If you are going through any physical pain or discomfort, then physiotherapy can be really effective. If you want to book your first appointment at Vista physiotherapy in Calgary, then you might be wondering what will happen during the first session and what you are obliged to do before you visit the clinic. Here are some of the things that you need to take into consideration of;

What you will have to say?

The most crucial information you will have to communicate with our physiotherapist is why you are there to see them. Tell them your symptoms so that they can help you to make a better treatment plan for you. Our physiotherapists will employ various diagnostic tools and techniques, but based on the information you give to our physiotherapists, they would make a suitable treatment plan for you. 

What should you bring?

We advise you to make a list of the information related to your ailments and bring it along when you visit our clinic in Calgary. You should also include the medication that you are currently taking, past injuries and family medical history. It will give our physiotherapists vital information. 

When should you arrive after the appointment?

We suggest you arrive at our clinic at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time of appointment. You will be asked to fill out some relevant forms concerning your health concern and medical therapy. 

What you should wear?

Prior to your appointment, you should wear comfortable and loose clothes so that the physiotherapist can easily access your bare skin over the painful area. For instance, if you are going through shoulder pain, it is apt to wear the tank top. 

What you should expect on your first visit to our clinic?

At your first visit to our clinic, our physiotherapist will likely begin by asking you a few questions concerning your ailment and medical history. Try to explain your problems to our physiotherapists so that they can perform the physical examination depending on your condition. It might include observation of your posture, movement, and strength.