What is a Chiropractor?
A Doctor of Chiropractor (D.C.) is a medical practitioner highly trained in spinal and joint anatomy. Their treatment is focused on spinal and joint adjustments that correct misalignments often contributing to pain. Licensed chiropractors acquire their degree from an accredited 4-year post-grad program, followed by a board exam, and approved state licensure.
What can chiropractic adjustments do for you?
Chiropractic adjustments works for a wide range of ailments! Research supporting spinal and joint alignments reveal its effectiveness in a variety of acute and chronic pain ailments.
Some common conditions that chiropractic adjustments address include:
Acute and chronic pain
Low and upper back pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Immobility and poor flexibility
What does it look like to work with a Chiropractor?
Your initial chiropractic appointment includes a detailed hands-on assessment of your areas of concern. If indicated, you will be referred for an x-ray before starting treatment. Upon treatment, your chiropractor will used a high velocity, low amplitude pressure to open and realign problematic joints. This brings healing circulation and oxygen to the area which assists in relieving pain and promoting flexibility.
Most new patients require multiple visits per week for optimum results. General maintenance appointments are encouraged once a month thereafter.