What to expect on your 1st visit to see Dr. Michael Miqueli the Chiropractor of Downtown Denver.


The first visit typically involves:

1. Patient History and Symptoms

2. The Chiropractic Exam

A thorough chiropractic exam includes specific orthopedic and neurological tests to assess:

Range of motion of the affected part   ·   Muscle tone   ·   Muscle strength   ·   Neurological integrity

Further chiropractic tests may be necessary to assess the affected area, such as having the patient move in a specific manner, posture analysis, or chiropractic manipulation of the affected body part.

3.  The Chiropractic Adjustment

With various muscle testing, the adjustment given is precise and effective.  Various adjusting techniques that may be used are:

·   Chiropractic BioPhysics · Sacro Occipital Technique · Chiropractic Manipulative Reflex Technique

·   Thompson Technique · Activator Technique · Gonstead Technique · Full Spine Technique

·   Diversified Technique · Toggle Recoil Technique

The objective of this chiropractic treatment is to reduce nerve irritability by increasing range of motion which, in turn, improves function and performance.

 4.  Massage Therapy

This particular brand of massage therapy encompasses the effectiveness of most modalities by not only treating the muscle belly of dysfunctional muscles, but both tendon attachments and the surrounding ligaments with a focus on muscles and muscle groups that perpetuate tension.  Various massage modalities that may be utilized are:

·  Kinesiomuscular Therapy · Neuromuscular Therapy · Acupressure · Craniosacral Therapy ·

   CrossFiber MassageDeep Muscle Massage · Deep Tissue Massage · Myofascial · Myotherapy ·

Reflexology · Rolfing·  Sport Massage · Swedish Massage · Shiatsu · Thai Massage

The objective of massage therapy is to lengthen muscles and all associated tissues that are lacking range of motion and strength which become shortened due to overuse, misuse, trauma, etc. 


Below is paperwork for you to fill out and print to bring to your appointment.