What is Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic Care is a type of rehabilitation treatment used to treat issues in the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. The treatment is performed by Chiropractic Doctors and usually involves different types of hands-on manipulation that adjust and correct underlying conditions.

Additional Resources:

Palmer College of Chiropractic explains Chiropractic Care

The American Chiropractic Association Discusses Chiropractic Treatment and Spine Manipulation

Get More in Depth About Chiropractic Care with the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

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Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe?

Yes. Chiropractic Care is a very safe method of treatment for injuries to the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Chiropractors use a non-invasive method of treatment that does not include the use of pain medication, which is the cause of many problems who are experiencing pain. Instead, Chiropractors use manual manipulation to fix the root of the problem, eliminating pain and restoring function.

More Information:

Learn why Chiropractic Treatment is Completely Safe and All Natural

Mayo Clinic Informs Individuals of Limited Risks of Chiropractic Treatment

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Are Chiropractors Doctors?

Yes. Chiropractors are Doctors of Chiropractic. However, being a Doctor of Chiropractic is different from a medical doctor. Doctors of Chiropractic go through a long educational and training process that is very similar to that of a medical doctor, but their training is more closely focused on conditions in the musculoskeletal and nervous system.

More Valuable Resources:

Learn More About the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from the Palmer College of Chiropractic

The Required Certifications and Licensure for Chiropractors

Summary of a Chiropractor's Required Education 

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What Conditions Do Chiropractors Treat?

Chiropractors treat a wide variety of conditions that afflict the musculoskeletal system and cause pain in areas like the neck, head, and back. Anything that hinders function or causing pain to these areas of the body can usually be treated by a licensed chiropractor.

Helpful Tips About Conditions Chiropractors Treat:

List of many of the Conditions Chiropractic Doctors Treat

Chiropractors specialize in treating conditions in the musculoskeletal system

Chiropractors Often Treat Victims Injured in Car Accidents

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What is a Chiropractic Adjustment?

A Chiropractic Adjustment is a form of manipulation in which a Chiropractor applies force and pressure to an area in order to correct a misalignment and/or relieve nervous system interference. By correcting misalignments are removing nervous system interference, pain is usually relieved and function is restored.

Further Questions Answered: 

Details of What The Doctor Does During Your Adjustment

What You Can Expect During Your Chiropractic Visit

What Happens to Your Body During a Chiropractic Adjustment? 

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Does Chiropractic Care Require a Medical Referral?

Although a medical doctor may recommend that you see a Chiropractor, a referral is not necessary. When it comes to insurance coverage, it is best to speak with your insurance provider to find out whether or not it is included. 

More Helpful Tips:

Anyone Can See a Chiropractic Doctor for Any Reason

A Medical Doctor may Refer you to a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

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Is Chiropractic Care Expensive?

Chiropractic care is a form of medical treatment that is covered by most insurance plans. The Accident and Injury center accepts most insurances and if a patient has been in an accident, we will usually work on a medical lein so that there is no out-of-pocket expenses for our patients.

Additional Information: 

Chiropractic Treatment will be Covered by the At-Fault Drivers Insurance for Victims of Car Accident Injuries

Some Insurances Covers Chiropractic Treatments and Some Do Not

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Can Children See a Chiropractor?

Yes, Children can benefit from chiropractic care just like anyone else. Chiropractic care is very effective at making sure the child uses correct posture and can help to prevent future injuries, all while being a completely natural and holistic form of treatment.

Additional Resources: 

Benefits of Children Seeing a Chiropractor

Chiropractic Care is Safe and Beneficial for Children

Chiropractic Doctors Can Help Children with Chronic Ear Infections

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How Often Will I Have to See My Chiropractor?

The length of time a patient will treat in Chiropractic Care depends on the location, type, and severity of their injury. Your Chiropractor will go over the entire process with you at your initial consultation and give you a more accurate expected time of treatment.

More Resources About Chiropractic Care:

Choice Chiropractic Explains How Often Chiropractic Treatments are Needed

You Can Still Visit Your Chiropractor After Your Injuries Have Subsided for Prevention 

ACA Talks About Back Pain Prevention with On-Going Chiropractic Treatments

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What Makes Chiropractic Care So Effective For Treating Car Accident Injuries?

When people are injured in a car accident, Chiropractic care is usually recommended because of the type of injuries sustained. Injuries to the back, head, and neck such as whiplash are effectively treated by chiropractic manipulation and therapy. Soft tissue damage and nerve damage, which often occur during car accidents, are also effectively treated by Chiropractic Care. 

More Advice for Accident Victims:

Summary of Chiropractic Care for Car Accident Injury Victims

Palmer College of Chiropractic Explains How Chiropractic Care Helps Car Accident Injuries

Why Chiropractic Treatment is the Best Option After an Accident

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