Q: What conditions do chiropractors treat?
A: The benefits of chiropractic care extend to all aspects of health and wellness, improving our body structure and our overall function. Chiropractors counsel patients on diet, nutrition, exercise, healthy habits, and occupational and lifestyle modification.
Chiropractors care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. They are well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headache, and also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments, and joints.
Q: Do many people seek out chiropractic care?
A: Yes! People of all ages and lifestyles seek out chiropractic care to improve their overall day-to-day living. The non-surgical, drug-free healing nature of chiropractic provides benefit to the health of millions of other people worldwide each year.
Q: Are all patients adjusted the same way?
A: Dr. Pete knows that each person is unique and he customizes the care for each patient to their specific needs.
Q: Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children?
A: Yes, children can also benefit from chiropractic care. Chiropractic care is always adapted to the individual patient and is a highly skilled treatment, and in the case of children, very gentle.
Q: Can I see a chiropractor if I am pregnant?
A: Many pregnant women find that chiropractic adjustments can improve pregnancy and make delivery easier. Adjustments are adapted to accommodate the stage of pregnancy and the unique needs of each patient.
Q: Do insurance plans cover chiropractic? (Kathy to answer)
A: Covered by some insurance plans __________________________________
Q: I don’t have health insurance can I still get treated? (Kathy to answer)
A: Yes, we offer the same services to all of our patients. For those who don’t have health insurance, we offer affordable Wellness Plans to fit your needs. For more details on payment options please give us a call.
Q: What should I expect on my first visit?
A: On your first visit you will receive a comprehensive exam that will evaluate your health history,a physical exam, joint motion, muscle tension, and function, as well as gait analysis or other dynamic tests. The initial visit will take approximately 45-60 minutes.
Q: Why do Chiropractors take X-rays?
A. Chiropractors take X-rays to reveal the internal structure and alignment of the spine. We are also concerned about underlying disease processes and disorders of the spine such as spinal deterioration, arthritis of the spine, abnormal development, bone spurs, disc disorders, tumors, and spinal curvature. X-rays also provide a blueprint for correcting the spine back to optimal health and alignment.
Q: How long is a typical visit for Chiropractic?
A: The initial visit will take approximately 45-60 minutes. Visits after this point are usually 15-20 minutes in length, depending on each patient.
Q: How can chiropractic care improve my life?
A: Absolutely! Our goal is to improve how you function in your day-to-day living. From athletic performance to home-projects, and playing with your kids, chiropractic care helps you perform your best every day.
Q: Is a good workout the same as getting adjusted?
A: Although chiropractic care improves your overall wellness, exercise is an important part of good health. Without normal spinal function, a physical workout can put additional wear and tear on improperly functioning spinal joints.