Is Chiropractic care addictive?
No. If only it were, we could be a more healthy population. It is possible to get used to feeling more balanced, less stressed, and more energetic as a result of regular chiropractic care. Chiropractic care is not addictive, however, good health is.
How long will it take to get rid of my pain?
This absolutely depends on the severity of your injury and how long ago the initial onset was. Most initial treatment plans are anywhere between 5 & 7 visits.
Does Insurance cover Chiropractic care?
Chiropractic care is covered by most major medical insurance plans. Our front office staff will be able to tell you the specifics of your insurance coverage on your first appointment.
What causes the "popping" sound with an adjustment?
Actually, adjustments do not always produce a sound. Often, however, adjustments can create a spinal "release", or "popping" sound. The sound is caused by gas rushing in to fill the partial vacuum created when the joints are moved. This sound is painless and totally harmless. Kind of like popping your knuckles.
Can I see a Chiropractor if I am pregnant?
Expecting mothers find that chiropractic adjustments improve their pregnancy and make delivery easier for themselves and their baby. Adjusting methods are always adapted to a patient's size, weight, age, and condition of health.
Can a person who had back surgery see a Chiropractor?
Yes. It's an unfortunate fact that about 60% of those who had spinal surgery discover a return of their original symptoms months or years later. That's a lot of risk without a high likelihood of reward. These individuals then face the prospect of additional surgery. This too common occurrence is known as "Failed Back Surgery Syndrome". Chiropractic care may help prevent repeated back surgeries. In fact, if chiropractic care is initially utilized, back surgery can often be avoided altogether.
Is Chiropractic care safe?
Yes. Chiropractic has an excellent safety record. It is the result of a conservative and natural approach to health that avoids invasive procedures or addictive drugs. As proof, one merely has to compare malpractice rates between chiropractors and other health care professionals. Chiropractors' malpractice premiums are a small fraction of those for medical doctors.