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Frequently Asked Questions

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How safe are chiropractic adjustments?

Chiropractic treatment is considered one of the safest health care methods available to treat the neuromusculoskeletal system when performed by a trained, licensed professional. The treatment enlists the use of absolutely no surgery or drugs and can be used to effectively help conditions including headaches, neck and back pain, as well as joint pain in the arms and legs.

Can a chiropractic adjustment make my spine too loose?

Absolutely not. Chiropractic care is intended to help joints that are locked-up or have a restricted range of motion. Adjustments additionally help stimulate the body’s natural healing systems, relaxing and healing nearby muscles and tissues.

How many adjustments do I need to receive before I’m better?

The amount of adjustments that are necessary will vary from patient to patient, as well as depend on unique individual circumstances. Many patients feel almost immediate relief once they have received chiropractic care. As your condition begins to improve, the frequency of chiropractic visits become less necessary.

What is the sound that I hear during a chiropractic adjustment?

Chiropractic care is commonly associated with joint popping and cracking sounds. However, you may hear a sound as gas and fluids in the joints shift. This sound is more akin to the popping of a suction cup. The sound is not a validation of how effective the treatment is.

Can the spine be a source of chronic headaches and migraines?

Yes. Herniated or degenerative disc, and misalignment of the spinal column can lead to migraines and chronic headaches. There can be variable causes of migraines and headaches including stress, lifestyle choices, and eyesight issues. An examination from a chiropractic specialist can determine if a chiropractic issue is the cause of your headaches. If you can benefit from chiropractic care, we will cultivate a plan to your unique symptoms.

Do chiropractors prescribe medication to treat my pain?

Absolutely not. Our chiropractors employ natural techniques and do not dispense any pharmaceuticals whatsoever. Our homeopathic methods including the utilization of heat and ice can have a tranquil and relieving effect, without the unfortunate side-effects of many pain medications. If we find that medication may aid your situation further, we can recommend a medical specialist to further evaluate your condition.

How does chiropractic care help with disc issues?

Chiropractic care is a safe, effective way to treat a herniated, bulging, or degenerative disc issue. After undergoing a comprehensive examination, with information about your medical history, our chiropractic specialists will be able to determine the type of disc problem you may be experiencing and cultivate a custom-tailored treatment plan specific to your needs.

I have osteoporosis, can I receive chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care is commonly employed to treat patients suffering from neuromusculoskeletal disorders like osteoporosis. Utilizing a nonsurgical, homeopathic approach to treating patients, out chiropractors can help prevent the worsening of osteoporosis, as well as treat derivative conditions.

Is surgery recommended as a part of chiropractic care?

In rare circumstances, a chiropractic specialist will recommend surgical treatment. Surgery is viewed as a last resort when every resource has been exhausted.

Once I have received chiropractic treatment, will I have to go forever?

The answer here is convoluted but ultimately no. Patients can quit seeing a chiropractic specialist at any time. However, similar to a traditional doctor or dental professional, regular adjustment and examination from a chiropractic specialist is beneficial to your overall health. Receiving regular adjustments for your neck and spine will make your body move better, function better, and therefore feel better. Chiropractic care is a healthy habit and a healthy choice.

 Comprehensive Wellness

Our chiropractic specialists make a point to focus on patients as a whole individual as opposed to providing temporary solutions for seemingly permanent problems. We use an integrated combination of techniques from different facets of healthcare to stimulate natural bodily healing functions and ensure patients a safe, natural way of healing and recovery.

Through the combination of chiropractic medicine, therapeutic massage, as well as reflex testing and range of motion exercises, we are able to attain not only recovery for our patients but also a level of maintained wellness that helps our patients live their best possible, most pain-free lives.