FAQs

After I begin Chiropractic care, do I have to continue forever?

  • Just like visiting your dentist, periodic check ups are recommended to maintain optimal health

What causes the “cracking” sound, are bones breaking?.

  • Similar to taking the cork out of a bottle of Champagne, the cavitation of ‘air’ causes the popping noise, a side effect of restoring alignment or mobility within a spinal joint

Does a chiropractic adjustment (manipulation) hurt?

  • No, although an adjustment can be accompanied by a “popping” noise, it is typically painless
  • We use techniques that are easily handled by both children and seniors
  • Low force instrument adjustments are also available

How long are appointments?

  • Appointment time varies from a few minutes to an hour depending on type of visit and therapy you are receiving
  • The inclusion of spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, exercise therapy extend the duration of the visit
  • Initial examinations and treatment progress evaluations are both extended visits

How do you determine how many visits are needed ?

  • Our initial goal is to provide pain relief
  • Treatment following relief of pain helps retrain soft tissue to prevent relapse

Is “Wellness” care something I should consider for my condition?

  • Like going to a dentist for regular cleanings, regular chiropractic care is a valuable approach to help keep your body in its natural optimum health
  • Every day we subject our body to stress which has an impact on our nervous system, our musculoskeletal system and our overall health
  • Chiropractic Wellness care helps your body adapt to stress by maintaining your spinal mobility, alignment, posture and strength
  • Proper function prevents early degeneration