Chiropractic is a natural from of health care that uses spinal adjustments to correct misalignments and restore proper function to the nervous system, helping your body to heal naturally. Chiropractic doesn't use drugs or surgery.
Chiropractic is one of today's fastest growing, most-sough after fields. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment for chiropractors is expected to grow "faster than average" in the coming years, as consumer demand for wellness care increases. Chiropractic is the fastest-growing and second-largest Primary Care Profession.
Like a dentist, a Chiropractor can be visited without referral from a medical doctor. All 50 states consider chiropractors as primary care providers, which means that you can seek direct access to a doctor of chiropractic without a medical referral.
Chiropractor are very knowledgeable and familiar with spinal health issues and are trained to diagnose health problems withe cooperating with other health care professionals.
On your first time visit, an in depth confidential health exam will take place. The Chiropractic exam will include: consultation, patient history and physical examination. During the physical examination we utilize a variety of methods to determine the spinal segments that require chiropractic care, including but not limited to static and motion palpation techniques determining spinal segments that are hypo mobile (Restricted in their movement) or fixated.
In addition, a thermal scan, which was designed by NASA researchers, will be taken for your spine. This scan gives us the best indicator of the functioning of your nervous system. The nervous system also innervates the skin, the largest organ of the body using vasoconstriction and vasodilatation to help regulate body temperature. when there is interference in the nervous system, the thermal reading will be out of balance. A Thermal Scan measures "infrared heat temperature differentials," allowing us to pinpoint areas where Subluxation and tissue inflammation are present. We use this state-of-the-art test to help us locate misalignment
After analyzing the data to this point, x-rays may or may not be taken. While not always necessary, they are a reliable way of making care safer by ruling out contraindications while measuring changes in spinal alignment. Viewing Accurately assess that position of bones to determine if ligaments in your spinal column have been stretched or torn.
Expect the first visit to take anywhere between 45 minutes to an hour.
Yes. Chiropractic care is included in most health insurance plans. We accept Anthem, Cigna, United Health, Connecticare, Medicare, Oxford, among others. If you do not have insurance, a cash option is available.