Frequently Asked Questions
What conditions do chiropractors treat?
Chiropractors diagnose and treat many different spinal disorders that cause musculoskeletal or nerve pain. Similar to other types of doctors, a chiropractor performs a physical and neurological examination as part of his or her process of making an accurate diagnosis. X-rays or CT scan studies may be ordered to confirm your diagnosis. This article highlights several spine-related problems that may be evaluated and treated by chiropractic care
How long will I have to continue care?
Depending on the extent of the problem, chiropractic care helps patients feel noticeably better shortly after receiving treatment. The general rule of improvement is within 1 to 4 weeks from starting chiropractic therapy.
What is a chiropractic adjustment?
Chiropractic adjustments involve a very precise controlled impulse into the spine to restore range of motion. They usually report a profound sense of well being, they have increased range of motion, decreased tenderness, relaxation of the muscles, and decreased inflammation rooms include pull-out couches.
Is it safe to see a chiropractor after a automobile injury or if hurt at work?
Yes, you should always see a doctor or chiropractor following an auto accident or work injury. If you were the victim in a crash caused by someone else being reckless, then you should most definitely see an accident injury chiropractor after the incident.
Do adjustments hurt?
Chiropractic adjustments usually do not hurt. Adjustments to certain joints in the spine or extremities may feel slightly uncomfortable or pressure, but once the adjustment is performed you should not feel pain. In general, patients enjoy being adjusted and like the way that the adjustment feels.