FAQ

Q: What conditions do chiropractors treat?

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.

Q: Are Chiropractors Real Doctors?

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.

Q: Is Chiropractic Care Only A Health Trend Or Can It Really Help?

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.

Q: Is chiropractic treatment effective?

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.

Q: Is Chiropractic Care Expensive?

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.

Q: Are Chiropractors Real Doctors?

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.

Q: Do Chiropractors Only Treat Back and Neck Pain?

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.

Q: Do Spinal Adjustments Hurt?

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.

Q: Can Chiropractic Care Help With My Health Problems?

A: The nervouse system controls every cell, tissue, and organ in the human body.  The key to optimum health is function.

Q: Is Chiropractic Care Harmful or Dangerous?

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.

Q: Can Chiropractic Care Help Children & Adolescence Too?

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

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