Looking for pain relief? Or interested in how to improve your health and wellness? Chiropractic is concerned with disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, and how the two can affect each other and your overall health. Chiropractors use adjustments and spinal manipulations to restore the normal functioning of the body.
If you’re new to chiropractic care, you likely have questions about how it works and what you can expect. Read on for answers to some FAQs to get you started:
Q: What should I go to the chiropractor for?
A: You don’t only have to visit a chiropractor when you feel pain. Body structure affects our health so many patients visit the chiropractor for routine adjustments in an attempt to prevent illness.
Q: Is chiropractic treatment safe?
A: Yes! Chiropractic care is drug-free and non-invasive. Even though spine and neck manipulations may seem a little jarring, it’s a procedure you can feel comfortable with.
Q: Can children benefit from chiropractic care?
A: Absolutely. In fact, even newborns can visit the chiropractor for regular adjustments. Chiropractic care for children is gentle, yet beneficial.
Q: How many visits should I make to the chiropractor for my issue?
A: This depends completely on the individual patient and their particular issue. Chiropractors are committed to doing what they can to help their patients feel better as quickly as possible. They’ll also discuss lifestyle activities such as your posture and diet.
Q: What can chiropractors treat?
A: Other than providing pain relief, chiropractic care may also help care for a patient’s asthma, sciatica, ear infections, and even a baby’s colic.
Q: Can I receive chiropractic care while pregnant?
A: Visits to the chiropractor while pregnant are completely safe. Regular care can relieve back pain, help during labor and delivery, and help you sleep.
These are just some of the questions we notice patients ask. If you have any others, don’t hesitate to bring them up.