The following are some of the top questions we are asked in our office as well as the response to some of those questions.
1. Q: What conditions do you treat?
A: Chiropractors treat a variety of different health conditions including; injuries/disorders of the musculoskeletal system (muscles, ligaments, and joints). Other conditions include; headaches, whiplash (and other symptoms of an auto accident), pain during pregnancy, improve overall health, reduce allergies, help with sciatica, help with asthma, low back pain, neck pain, prevent surgery (for pain).
2. Q: Is Chiropractic treatment safe?
A: Absolutely! Chiropractic is one of the safes, drug/surgery free, non-invasive type of treatments available today!
3. Q: Is Chiropractic treatments ok for children?
A: Chiropractic is safe for EVERYBODY, in fact treatment can begin as soon as right after birth (newborn). Children are very active in their day to day living, whether it be participating in sporting events s or merely the falls and spills they take. Chiropractic care can help with any pain, soreness, stiffness, or discomfort that they might experience during said events.
4. Q: Do insurance plans cover Chiropractic?
A: It mostly depends on the type of plan/insurance provider that you currently have. Chiropractic care is covered by most insurance carriers and plans, including Medicare/Medicaid. When you visit Health For Life, we can call and verify your insurance coverage for you! Don’t have insurance? That’s ok! We offer a variety of payment plan options to help you achieve the care you need that will fit within your budget.
5. Q: How is a Chiropractic adjustment preformed?
A: A Chiropractor typically uses his/her hands or an instrument to manipulate (adjust) the spine and various other joints of the body. They do this in order to restore/enhance joint function and reduce pain in the patient.
6. Q: What type of training/education do Chiropractors have?
A: Chiropractors go through vigorous education/training courses that included pre-med undergraduate degrees, 4-5 years study at an accredited Chiropractic College, clinical hours, and even post graduation education courses. It is estimated that Chiropractors spend over 4,300 hours of classroom, laboratory, and clinical study.