You can expect a review of your medical history, a complete examination which include a chiropractic evaluation of your gait, posture, muscles, spine function, orthopedic and neurologic evaluation all be done as well.
X-rays are usually ordered to evaluate pathology as well as for subluxations and joint wear.
After your diagnosis will be discussed and a treatment plan assigned to correct your problem.
Finances will also be discussed.
Chiropractic care is an all-natural form of Health care focusing on maintaining Spinal Health. Just as you would visit your dentist and medical doctor throughout the year, to treat and prevent health issues in your body and teeth. We are your Spinal Health Specialist.
Every treatment plan is different your chiropractor will determine your treatment plan based on your evaluation, age, and spinal health; just like your medical doctor and dentist prescribe, but without medications, shots or surgery.
Your treatment plan costs are based on your insurance coverage of chiropractic and physical therapy benefits.
Deductibles and copays will also apply. If you don’t have Health Insurance coverage, we also have cash plans as low as $37.50 per visit when you sign for 8 visits for $300.
We also offer “Care Credit” you will need to apply and be approved for the credit card.
Chiropractic Care is for the entire family. Young children should attend the chiropractor regularly to maintain their spine aligned to prevent pain and early degeneration of the joints from the misalignments. Remember: “If the tree is bent then that is how it will grow”. Middle age and Older age persons will also need chiropractic care on a regular basis to treat pain, and the joint degeneration which is already present and to try to prevent further degeneration of the joints.
The chiropractic adjustment is a specific rapid thrust in your spinal joints or joint of the extremities. Aimed at correcting the misalignments (subluxation) and /or restriction to decrease the pain and improve the function of the joints. It is not painful and all-natural treatment.
The Chiropractic adjustment has two very important benefits:
Mechanical Benefit is to restore spinal alignment and function, reducing pain and promote healing.
The Neurologic Benefit is to restore the spinal nerve, function to improve muscle function, reduce pain and promote healing.
The Chiropractic adjustment has two very important benefits: Mechanical Benefit is to restore spinal alignment and function, reducing pain and promote healing.
Everyone needs to visit a chiropractor regardless of age to maintain their spinal health, just as you visit your dentist and medical doctor year around to prevent illness.
Results from chiropractic treatment can be felt immediately or may require several treatments before results are noticed. Age, length of the condition, the severity of the condition, and frequency of treatment with determine the results of chiropractic treatment.
Chiropractic care is not painful if performed by an experienced chiropractor. Some patients experience some soreness after treatment due to the remodeling of soft tissue which takes place after treatment as your spine goes through the alignment process, increased fatigue and sleep may also be felt at the time as the body is promoting, rest from the increase in natural healing.
Chiropractic care is an all-natural treatment, no medication, shots, or surgery are used. The body has the innate ability to heal itself. Chiropractic treatment will remove nerve interference and improve joint function. This allows the central nervous system to function correctly. This allows the musculoskeletal system, all structures, organs and glands of the body to function normally.
The similarities are: Chiropractor and Medical Doctors go to an accredited professional school for eight years. Chiropractor and Medical Doctors both are primary physicians, that means both can make a diagnosis, prepare a treatment plan, and make referrals to another doctor, order diagnostic studies and write return to work prescriptions.
The differences are: The Chiropractor is considered a spine specialist and Medical Doctor is not unless he specializes in Neurology or orthopedics. Another difference is that chiropractors’ treatments are natural without the use of medications, shots or surgery.
No, you do not need referrals from your primary doctor to see a chiropractor.
Chiropractors are considered by law a primary portal of entry physician, there are only three doctors in the United States:
Doctor in Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathy
Doctor of Chiropractic
Yes, Chiropractic Care is considered part of the wellness lifestyle because it promotes structural health, nutritional health, and mental health.
Is Chiropractic Care good for me even if I have surgery?
Yes, Chiropractic care is essential for post-surgical patients due to the secondary effects which occur after surgery which are:
Hypermobility of the other joints (increase in motion) from the hypomobility (decrease in motion) of the surgery.
When choosing your chiropractor, you want to make sure he has enough experience, he is a member of the state chiropractic association and in good standing with the department of professional regulation. You also want to see if he is a member of the local community chamber of commerce and BBB.