Chiropractors are regulated, primary health care practitioners who have undergone over 4500 hours of academic and clinical education at a nationally accredited chiropractic college, after having already completed an undergraduate, university education.
There will be a few forms to fill out regarding your concerns, health, and personal history. From there you will see the doctor and he will conduct a thorough history, perform an examination, give you a diagnosis and communicate to you the best course of action for your personalized treatment plan. You should bring clothing that allows you to move freely and allows the area of concern to be visible (shorts, tank tops etc.). The visit, including your first treatment, should take approximately 45 minutes.
No, chiropractors treat more than just the spine. They are well-educated in the entire body and can treat all of the different joints therein. They treat headaches, TMJ dysfunctions, rotator cuff strains, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome and many other common and uncommon ailments.
No, this is a myth. However, many people do continue with regular visits because they see and feel the benefits that chiropractic care can have on their everyday life.
Chiropractic works in many different ways but the biggest change you will see is to your nervous system. Our nervous system is in control of our body's function and by combining all of the techniques at our clinic and our expertise at diagnosing the problem, we see huge changes to the nervous system which results in immediate and long term pain relief.
Yes. We recommend bringing your child in for an assessment to ensure proper development. Many of the problems we have in adulthood arise from problems with development and children often need very few appointments to see incredible changes.
Yes. Many pregnant women find this extremely beneficial for their back pain during pregnancy but also for ensuring proper hip alignment for the birthing process.