Frequently Asked Questions
A chiropractor is a healthcare professional that focuses on musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders, and their effects on general health.
Absolutely! Chiropractors are required to have earned both an undergraduate degree and a doctorate. They are also required to pass 4 National Board tests before being allowed to practice.
Chiropractic is the third-largest primary health care profession, next to doctors of medicine and dentistry. About 35 million Americans a year receive chiropractic treatment.
Adjustments are the application of controlled force aimed at increasing joint mobility. (if you’ve ever cracked your knuckles, you’ve received a chiropractic adjustment!)
Nope! In fact, the point of an adjustment is to relieve pain. New patients can be intimidated by the process but typically leave feeling better than before treatment.
Your first appointment will begin with the doctor taking your medical history and giving a thorough exam. This will be used to diagnose problems and determine the best course of treatment.
Holistic treatment is an approach to healthcare by viewing health as a whole. It is aimed at addressing the causes, not just the symptoms.
Absolutely not! All of our procedures are non-surgical. However, if we determine surgery may be necessary, we will refer our patients to the appropriate medical specialist.
There are a number of reasons people experience neck pain. Some of the most common reasons are slouching, too much computer time, and poor sleeping habits. In order to properly determine the cause, come see our doctor and get a full exam!