We know that you have many questions about Chiropractic care. We’ve put together some of our most asked questions within this FAQ so that you can quickly get answers. IF your question is not presented here or are more personal in nature here in this FAQ, please call us… We’ll make sure that you get the answers you seek.
What Conditions do Chiropractors treat?
Are Chiropractors real doctors?
Is Chiropractic care only a health trend or can it really help me?
Is Chiropractic treatment effective?
Is Chiropractic Care expensive?
Do Chiropractors only treat back and neck pain?
Do spinal adjustments hurt?
Can Chiropractic Care Help With My Health Problems?
Is Chiropractic Care Harmful or Dangerous?
Can Chiropractic Care Help Children & Adolescence Too?
A: Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.
A: Chiropractors are indeed real doctors licensed by the state in which they practice, and actually have more classroom hours than Medical Doctors. D.C. stands for Doctor of Chiropractic.
A: If chiropractic is a health trend, it is the countries longest trend since it has been around for over 100 years. In fact, in the last 10 years, there have been hundreds of studies proving its validity in the health care area.
A: Scientific evidence proving that the chiropractic care works is overwhelming. Over the past 20 years, many controlled and independent research studies have shown again and again that chiropractic care is safe and effective for treating low back pain, neck pain, headaches and other conditions relating to the spine*. Based on these scientific studies, the consensus is that chiropractic care is the treatment of choice for most spinal problems.
A: Medical treatment is usually 50-70 times more expensive than chiropractic treatment. And over 80% of the cost for medical treatment is for diagnosis. Chiropractic has been proven through research to be 3 times more cost-effective.
A: Yes. Chiropractors are indeed real doctors Licensed by the state in which they practice. Chiropractors actually have more classroom hours than Medical Doctors. “D.C.” stands for Doctor of Chiropractic.
A: Some doctors do, but that is like changing your motor oil only when your engine is smoking. The best Doctor of Chiropractic corrects sublixation of the spine.
A: The spinal adjustment itself does not hurt, however, you may be sore after the first adjustment. It’s similar to starting a new exercise program.
A: The nervouse system controls every cell, tissue, and organ in the human body. The key to optimum health is function.
A: It has been established by the U.S. Government that chiropractic is the SAFEST and most effective treatment for back pain. Medical treatment results in more than 180,000 deaths each year.
A: Indeed! In fact, Chiropractic results are achieved much quicker on children than adults. Similar scenarios with quick results occur when children wear dental braces as opposed to adults.
* The extent to which a person can benefit from care varies depending on their problem and how long it has existed