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D.O.T. Physical Exam
Many are unaware that you can undergo a Department of Transportation exam with Churn Creek Chiropractic. As a part of our dedication to helping drivers, we not only offer the exam, but also offer chiropractic care that help back and neck pain of drivers. Here is more information about what the exam involves and why chiropractic care benefits people in need of a DOT exam in Redding.
Federal guidelines require all commercial drivers to pass a physical exam to obtain their commercial driver’s license (CDL) and must pass an exam every two years. During your DOT physical examination at Churn Creek Chiropractic, we will start by briefly reviewing your medical history and learning more about any current health conditions you’re experiencing.
From there, we will take a range of measurements, including your height, blood pressure, range of motion, breathing, and pulse rate to evaluate your overall physical health.
You will also require a vision test. With or without vision correction, each eye will be tested and both eyes combined must have 20/40 vision and you must be able to distinguish color.
A hearing exam is also a part of your DOT exam, and requires you to hear a forced whisper from a minimum of 5 feet away.
For information regarding blood pressure standards, visit the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Association web site!
At Churn Creek Chiropractic, we offer a variety of chiropractic care services for drivers, including spinal adjustments, massage therapy, and ergonomic techniques. Your chiropractor will also offer postural correction and lumbar support devices that you can use while your driving by simply installing them into your driver’s seat.
We will discuss any specific medical conditions you’re experiencing. Many commercial drivers suffer from a variety of neck and back pains due to sitting for prolong periods of time, which can impact their ability to drive and live their life normally. Many drivers also suffer from other ailments like wrist pain from carpal tunnel syndrome.
Our chiropractic care services are designed to help you pass your DOT test and stay in top physical condition.
The DOT exam goes by other names such as I5 Corridor, DMV Physical, Drivers Physical and Driver Parking. Churn Creek Chiropractic offers DOT exams and chiropractic services for the following communities:
If you want to schedule an appointment for your DOT exam or have more questions, feel free to call Churn Creek Chiropractic at 530-221-4991 or visit our office at 3749 Churn Creek Rd #C Redding CA 96002