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Chiropractic Myths

There are many theories and rumors to why chiropractors may be a waste of time. However, we are here to tell you different. Examine the following so your questions and more can be answered.

Chiropractors Aren’t Doctors.

Actually they are and have degrees to prove it. They have to attend a 4-year undergraduate program and then get accepted to a chiropractic college for graduate work. Clinical work is required and tests for certification are required. Even after they have received their degree, more education and certification is needed.

Chiropractors are constantly updating their practice and services to accommodate your needs.

Chiropractors Aren’t Necessary.

There are many professional chiropractors that have helped serious injured individuals back full health. Automobile accidents, for example, can be extremely detrimental if proper care isn’t given. Whiplash, subluxation, or neck misalignments are only some examples of damage that only a chiropractor may help to fix.

One study has stated that, (a) “…In 2001, the number of US chiropractic licenses was projected to exceed 120 000 by 2015, the profession’s early growth results in an increasing proportion of overall healthcare expenditures in the United States…”

With the increase more qualified chiropractors are available to many who need help and examinations; just like our goal to accomplish the need of every patient.

The United States Department of Labor mentioned, (b) “People across all age groups are increasingly becoming interested in chiropractic care because it consists of nonsurgical methods of treatment…”

We are here to provide the best quality service for you in all areas: treatment, care, and cost.

Spinal Adjustments Are Painful.

Spinal adjustments actually relieve pain. This relief often happens immediately after an adjustment or treatment. Depending on the individual and how severe the injury or pain is, some discomfort can happen. However this usually isn’t a normal response.

Lifetime Adjustments Are Needed.

Actually, adjustments are needed for immediate pains or aches. Eating healthy and exercising consistently can help overtime to prevent ongoing pain. Checkups are recommended, but the lifestyle you create can minimize the number of adjustments needed.

Chiropractic Services Are Expensive.

Not true. We accept many insurance companies business for your benefit.

An economic analysis was done in Richmond Virginia stating, (c)”By every test of cost and effectiveness, the general weight of evidence shows chiropractic to provide important therapeutic benefits, at economical costs. Additionally, these benefits are achieved with apparently minimal, even negligible, impacts on the costs of health insurance.”

Many companies actually will cover chiropractic costs, which make deductibles and other payments smaller on your end. Other benefits we provide an offer payment plans to help you and your financial situation.

Children Should Never Consider Chiropractor Service.

Children are usually very active and can be injured easily while participating in sports. Their pain is just similar to adults with head, back, or hip discomfort. We can adapt our services to meet the needs of all ages.

Popping Your Knuckles is Bad for You.

False! Usually one will say it can give you future arthritis. Research has shown that cracking your knuckles can help decrease the occurrence of arthritis in your life. It can help joint nutrition and range of motion for the body.