Frequently Asked Questions
What is a chiropractor?
A chiropractor is a health professional who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, with an emphasis on the spine.
What conditions do chiropractors treat?
Chiropractors treat a wide range of conditions including back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica, and joint pain. They also help with overall wellness and can help prevent future injury.
How does chiropractic care work?
Chiropractors use manual adjustments to realign the spine and improve the function of the nervous system. This can help to reduce pain and improve mobility.
Is chiropractic care safe?
Chiropractic care is safe when performed by a trained and licensed chiropractor. It is always important to communicate any concerns or issues with your chiropractor.
How often should I receive chiropractic care?
The frequency of visits can vary depending on the individual and the condition being treated. Your chiropractor will develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs.
What should I expect during my first visit to a chiropractor?
During your first visit, the chiropractor will take a medical history, and conduct a physical examination. They will then develop a treatment plan for you.
Do I need a referral to see a chiropractor?
No, you do not need a referral to see a chiropractor. You can make an appointment directly with a chiropractor.
Does insurance cover chiropractic care?
Many insurance plans do cover chiropractic care, but coverage can vary. It is best to check with your insurance provider to understand your specific coverage.
Can children see a chiropractor?
Yes, children can see a chiropractor. Chiropractors use gentle techniques that are safe for children.
Can I continue my usual activities after seeing a chiropractor?
It is best to follow the specific instructions provided by your chiropractor. Some patients may need to rest for a few days after a treatment, while others may be able to return to their usual activities immediately.