CreakyJoints recently asked its members “what improvements would you like to see within your doctor’s waiting room?”

Here is what patients suggested, prioritized by popularity:

  1. Softer chairs
  2. Updated magazines
  3. Separate waiting room for contagious people
  4. Footstools to elevate feet
  5. Less waiting time and increased communication when a longer than expected wait occurs
  6. Higher seats
  7. Better spacing between seats
  8. Snacks, including coffee, tea and water (especially water)
  9. Better/more accessible Wi-Fi
  10. Easier to open office doors

Honorable mentions:

  • More accessible parking
  • Hand sanitizer