What Conditions can Chiropractic Care Help with?
Many people are surprised to hear that chiropractic can treat much more than just neck and back pain. Chiropractic can treat seasonal allergies, neuropathies, carpal tunnel, arthralgias, asthma, high blood pressure, migraines/headaches, injuries related to car accidents, sport and work injuries, etc.
Who can Benefit from Chiropractic Care?
Everyone can benefit from chiropractic care. From sports athletes to business professionals, to grandparents to grandchildren, everyone can be healthier with a well adjusted nervous system.
Do Chiropractic Adjustments Hurt?
Chiropractic care is non-invasive and safe. Most people feel a sense of relief and overall wellness after their adjustments. On occasion when you have inflamed muscles and ligaments, there can be some minor discomfort, but that does not typically last very long.
How Long will it take to Fix My Condition?
Conditions differ from person to person. Once you come in for a detailed history and examination we will have a better understanding of how to treat your specific condition and will go over multiple treatment options to best suit you.
How Long will Each Visit take?
For the initial history and exam we schedule a 30-40 minute block of time to make sure we have all of the information needed to best treat your conditions and concerns you might have. Each following visit for treatment should take no longer than 20-30 mins depending on the level of care you require.
Is Chiropractic Care Affordable?
In the state of Tennessee, most insurance companies cover chiropractic care. We also offer affordable cash payment options that will fit most budgets.
Do I Need to Continue Chiropractic Care Indefinitely?
Not at all. Just like eating a nutritionally sound diet and exercising regularly is a means to prevent illnesses and injuries, so are regular chiropractic visits. Many patients after their initial treatment choose to go onto a maintenance program as a means of preventative healthcare.
What Training does a Chiropractic Physician have?
Doctor’s of chiropractic must complete a four year bachelor degree and a five year doctoral program. The first two years of the doctoral program consists of chiropractic adjusting techniques and course work like that of medical school in gross anatomy, physiology, nutrition, pathology, and biochemistry. The later part of the doctoral program has emphasis on diagnostic imaging, exercise rehabilitation, and advanced adjusting techniques. The last years focus is a preceptorship program where the doctoral candidate works under a practicing chiropractic physician’s supervision. In addition to the previous mentioned training a doctor of chiropractic must pass all four of the national board exams and the physical therapy board exam to be a licensed practitioner