FAQs

Are you accepting new patients? Do I need to schedule an appointment or can I just walk in?

Depending on your condition the initial session can last an hour to an hour and a half, so we recommend scheduling an appointment. If we take you as a walk-in patient please understand that we still have scheduled patients to take care of. You may be in our office for a longer period of time. [...]

Are you accepting new patients? Do I need to schedule an appointment or can I just walk in?2020-12-16T14:57:19+00:00

Should I continue chiropractic care if I feel better or don’t have any symptoms?

If your symptoms dissipate it does not mean your subluxations are corrected. Many patients exhibit spinal degeneration (decay) which takes years to develop. There are countless stresses over the course of your lifetime adversely affect the health of your spine, such as the trauma of the birth process, slips, falls, accidents, lifting and many sessions [...]

Should I continue chiropractic care if I feel better or don’t have any symptoms?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

If I begin chiropractic treatments, must I continually return for more treatments?

Not at all. You choose to benefit from chiropractic care and the frequency is entirely up to you. However, we strongly suggest patients consider a lifetime commitment. Doing so ensures long-term, lasting benefits of care are enjoyed. Along with regular exercise and healthy eating habits, lifestyle decisions we all must make, wellness and chiropractic care [...]

If I begin chiropractic treatments, must I continually return for more treatments?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

Is it bad to “crack” your back or neck?

The “cracking” or “popping” of one’s back or neck is a preconceived notion often associated with a chiropractic adjustment. They are completely different. If a person has a desire to “crack” his/her neck or back, it is often because one area of their spine is fixated or jammed, causing another area to move too much [...]

Is it bad to “crack” your back or neck?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

What causes the sound made during a chiropractic adjustment?

That sound is not your spine “cracking” or “popping” , as most people think. That sound is created by gas (in this case, nitrogen) rushing in to fill the partial vacuum created when the joints are slightly separated. Another example of this phenomenon would be the “pop” sound you hear when the cork is taken [...]

What causes the sound made during a chiropractic adjustment?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

Is chiropractic care covered by my insurance?

The total cost of care is determined by your goals and your condition. Many insurance companies will cover the initial evaluation, necessary x-rays and necessary follow-up care with routine deductibles and co-pays being the only responsibility of the patient. Each insurance company is different; as are the plans that are covered under the insurance. For [...]

Is chiropractic care covered by my insurance?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

How long does it take?

Your initial appointment takes anywhere from an hour to an hour and a half depending on your condition. The long-term answer is really determined by your goals. Is your goal to just get rid of the pain or is it to get rid of the pain and correct the underlying problem? Does your goal look [...]

How long does it take?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

Is chiropractic care safe?

Statistics show chiropractic care to be one of the safest types of healthcare. A comparison of the malpractice insurance premiums paid by chiropractors to those paid by medical doctors bears this out. Doctors of Chiropractic pay a small fraction compared with malpractice premiums medical doctors must pay.

Is chiropractic care safe?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

Is getting adjusted painful?

Chiropractic adjustments feel great and many patients look forward to them. They will become one of the highlights of your week. When you allow the vertebrae in your spine to return to their proper position, you will notice much less stress and tension.

Is getting adjusted painful?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

What is an adjustment?

A gentle, specific “thrust” delivered by hand or instrument. The purpose of the adjustment is to correct your spinal subluxation(s), thus removing the nerve interference in your body.

What is an adjustment?2020-12-15T18:50:55+00:00

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