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Here are a list of the most frequently asked questions about chiropractic

  • What is a Doctor of Chiropractic?
    Doctors of Chiropractic – also referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians – practice a hands-on, drug-free approach to health care. They use comprehensive patient history, examinations and diagnostic images to determine the cause and source of the problem to insure proper treatment in order to achieve optimum results. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are perhaps best known for their expertise in the use of spinal manipulation, as well as therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises.
  • What conditions do chiropractors treat?
    Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. They are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back and neck pain, headaches, sciatica to name a few. They also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury.
  • At What age can I safely be adjusted?
    No person is too old or too young to receive chiropractic care. Our doctors are trained and are knowledgable across several techniques available to adjust and help patients of all ages. Any procedures recommended for you are based off of our detailed exam findings, age, patient history, physical condition. We will go over these results with you in detail and make our recomendations to assist your body reach maximum improvement. You or your family being comfortable and educated throughout your treatment is our top priority.
  • Is chiropractic covered by insurance?
    Chiropractic treatment is a covered benefit in virtually all traditional insurance policies, including private insurance companies as well as government health care programs, including Medicare, Medicaid and workers' compensation.
  • What can I expect on the first visit?
    Many new patients are not sure what to expect during their first appointment. Once the appropriate paperwork is completed, we will start by taking a comprehensive history and then perform a physical examination, tests, and diagnostic images. The combination of the history, exam, and diagnostic studies will enable your doctor of chiropractic to reach a diagnosis, which will help him or her to determine whether chiropractic services are appropriate for your condition.
  • How often will I need to be adjusted or seen in the office?
    Your particular treatment schedule can vary from one person to the next. It can be difficult to give this information prior to seeing you to find out your history and condition. The first part of your intial office visit is to gather this information so that this very answer can be advised to you along with examination information so that you can have all of the information needed to make the most accurate decision for moving ahead with your health and well being.
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