March 27, 2016

Q & A

baby-feetHow do I select a doctor of chiropractic?

One of the best ways to select a doctor of chiropractic (DC) is by getting a referral from a friend, family member, colleague, or another health care provider

 

What are a chiropractor’s qualifications?

Chiropractors spend years of highly specialized training in order to locate where misaligned spinal vertebra are impinging the nerves which travel down the spinal cord and out to the                           muscles, organs and glands of the body. Learning to properly and safely correct these misalignments and restore normal bodily function requires years of study and practice.

 

Why do patients seek chiropractic care?

Although several patient conditions have responded favorably to spinal care like sciatica, digestive troubles, menstrual problems, headaches or migraines, constipation, erectile dysfunction, whiplash, difficulty breathing, back pain, colic, and many more it is important to understand that the goal of chiropractic isn’t to treat the disease or condition but rather to enhance the patient’s health through the reduction of spinal nerve stress.

 

Are spinal adjustments safe?

Yes, they are very safe. Chiropractic care is, in fact, so safe that we are amongst the lowest malpractice rates in the entire healthcare industry. There are thousands of published studies proving chiropractic’s safety and effectiveness. Our specialized evaluation and treatment techniques produce optimal results without dangerous invasive procedures or highly addictive drugs.

 

Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children?

Yes, children can benefit from chiropractic care. Children are very physically active and experience many types of falls and blows from activities of daily living as well as from participating in sports. Injuries such as these may cause many symptoms including back and neck pain, stiffness, soreness or discomfort. Chiropractic care is always adapted to the individual patient. It is a highly skilled treatment, and in the case of children, very gentle.

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