1. If you are insured, it is extremely helpful to all if you could kindly get pre-authorisation for your consultation, follow–up, surgery or therapy treatments as appropriate from your insurer prior to the consultation.
2. A few minutes to run through in your mind the answers to the question below prior to the consultation will make your visit more productive.
a. What is the main problem- pain, instability, weakness
b. Can you characterise the type of pain and its duration
c. Duration of symptoms
d. Any associated trauma
e. Any other medical problems
f. Any allergies
g. What medication are you on
h. What treatment have you had to date