What is chiropractic care?
Chiropractic is based on a simple but powerful premise. With a normally functioning spine and healthy nerve system, your body is better able to heal itself. That’s because your spine is the lifeline of your nervous system. It controls feeling, movement, and all function through your body.
How does chiropractic work?
With improved spinal function, there is improved nervous system function. The goal of the chiropractor is to remove interference that may be impairing normal health through specific chiropractic adjustments, allowing your body to heal itself. A healthy spine and a healthy lifestyle are your keys to optimal health!
What type of education do chiropractic doctors receive?
After graduating with a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) Degree, each candidate passes the demanding four part National Board Examinations. Then, doctors apply to a governmental or professional licensing board and pass a still more difficult test before being granted the privilege to practice.
A chiropractor’s education, however, never ends. Most doctors complete regular postgraduate instruction for license renewal and to stay current on the latest research and adjustment techniques.
What is a chiropractic adjustment?
“Gentle spinal adjustments boost your body’s immunity.”
Do children need chiropractic care?
Many childhood health complaints that are brushed off can be traced to the spine. Health problems that emerge in adulthood could often be prevented by having your children’s spine checked by a chiropractor early.
Most parents report that their children enjoy their chiropractic adjustments and are healthier than their peers.
Are all patients adjusted the same way?
Is chiropractic safe?
As proof, one merely has to compare malpractice rates between chiropractors and other health care professionals. Chiropractors’ malpractice premiums are a small fraction of those for medical doctors.
What causes the sound during an adjustment?
Can I adjust myself?
It is possible to turn or bend or twist in certain ways to create a “popping” sound that sometimes accompanies a chiropractic adjustment. Unfortunately, this type of joint manipulation is usually counterproductive, often making an already unstable spine even more unstable, and can sometimes be dangerous. Adjusting the spine is not for amateurs!
Is chiropractic care addictive?
Can a person who had back surgery see a chiropractor?
Chiropractic may help prevent repeated back surgeries. In fact, if chiropractic care is initially, utilized back surgery can often be avoided in the first place.
Does chiropractic work for all types of health problems?
Is it ok to see a chiropractor if I am pregnant?
What is the difference between a chiropractor and an osteopath?
Osteopaths use drugs, surgery, and other traditional medical therapies and only occasionally use manipulative procedures.
Why do chiropractors take X-rays?
Is a good work-out the same as getting adjusted?
What a great experience! I already scheduled my next visit with Dr. Scoggin.
Dr. Shawn is fantastic. I had headaches 3 to 4 times per week and with the adjustments to my neck, Dr. Shawn has eliminated my headaches. In addition, I had some lower back problems due to a knee replacement and Dr. Shawn has helped get rid of that pain as well.
Truly amazing !!! I had no idea how much of your body your back controls.