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General Chiropractic Questions

Is chiropractic care safe?
Yes. Chiropractic care is definitely one of the safest types of health care. Without the use of drugs or surgery, chiropractors utilize a conservative approach when correcting vertebral subluxations. One just needs to compare the malpractice premiums paid by chiropractors to that paid by medical doctors. Chiropractic premiums are approximately 1/20 the price of the premiums medical doctors pay.

Can chiropractic help me?
Chiropractic care is beneficial to every man, woman, child and animal that has a spine. Understanding that the brain and spinal cord make up your nervous system, one can understand that chiropractic care works by restoring balance to the body giving it a better chance to heal itself.

Everyone needs proper nerve function. Chiropractic care provides your body with a greater potential to defend itself against germs and infection. You and your family should be checked regularly for spinal nerve interference.

What typically happens on the first visit?
Typically, on the first visit, you will fill out a complete health history detailing past injuries or problems and present symptoms.

Remember, your chiropractor is not asking you about your symptoms because he/she is going to treat them. The symptoms help the chiropractor determine where you are subluxated and what technique to use.

Your chiropractor will then review your case history with your and discuss how you may be helped through chiropractic care. Your chiropractor will then give you a complete examination, consisting of various testing procedures to help determine where you are subluxated.

The chiropractor will then discuss the Report of Findings with you. These are the results of the examination. Your chiropractor will then recommend a specific course of care for you.

How many people are currently seeking care from chiropractors?
Over 25 million people have experienced the remarkable results of chiropractic care. This number continues to grow as more and more people take responsibility for their healthcare and choose noninvasive, drug-free healthcare. Chiropractic care is about one-half the cost of medical care.

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