Frequently Asked Questions
Patients present all of the time with questions. Our doctors will answer any question you have. In order to better assist answering questions, here are the common FAQs.
What Is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic care is a conservative means of treating musculoskeletal conditions of the body. Chiropractic physicians are most commonly known for treating patients neck and back pain. In truth, they treat so much more than that. They’re scope of practice includes headaches, extremity pain, and nutritional counsel as well. Call today and inquire about how we can help you!
FAQs: Is It Safe?
The short answer, yes. In the past there have been horror stories of chiropractic care causing strokes. This could not be further from the truth. According to the literature, these events occur when patients present to the office for care of neck pain. This neck pain is typically a stroke in progress. Any detrimental effects are due to negligence of the chiropractor not noticing the signs. Our advanced doctors know the warning signs. Our team will not adjust you if you are having a stroke in progress. The most common side effects are soreness and mild intensifying of pain for a short duration after. Follow the link to read about stroke and chiropractic.
FAQs: Do You Take My Insurance?
We accept all major medical except Medicaid and workman’s comp. In addition, cash visits are available should you not have insurance. Finally, our front desk can verify your information and benefits before you even step through the front door. Contact us with your insurance information prior to your visit.
FAQs: Can You Treat Children?
Yes, our doctors do treat children. However, the younger the child, the more reliant on objective findings our doctors are. In addition, the doctors will alter their treatment to better care for your child.
FAQs: Will I Require a Referral?
In general, patients do not require M.D. referral. Only special cases will require referral. Such cases typically include V.A.Our team will work with you to make your visit happen. Contact us to get more information.
FAQs: How Long Will My Care Take?
Each individual is different. A general treatment plan takes 8-10 visits. This includes initial history and exam, passive care and active care. Our doctors can give you a better idea on your second visit after your initial response. Seeing how your body responds is a major determinant in your care plan. Therefore, our doctors will better establish a plan at the second visit.
FAQs: Can I Continue My Daily Activities?
This is case dependent. Our doctors will evaluate you and determine how fit you are for your daily activities. Initially we generally ask you decrease intensity or cease the offending motions altogether for a time. Therefore, following your care, our doctors will provide their recommendations. Finally, a rule of thumb is to let pain be your guide. If it hurts, don’t engage in an activity.