1.) What is Chiropractic?
A.) Chiropractic is based on the scientific fact that your body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism. Each of us is designed to be healthy. Chiropractic care helps restore optimum function.
2.) What type of education do Chiropractic doctors receive?
A.) Today’s Doctor of Chiropractic is well educated. A chiropractic education never ends. Most doctors complete postgraduate instruction for license renewal and to stay current on the latest scientific research.
3.) Do I have a pinched nerve?
A.) Many patients consult a chiropractic doctor because they think they have a pinched nerve. more common are nerves that are stretched, twisted, or irritated by spiral structures.
4.) Do I have a slipped disc?
A.) While results cannot be guaranteed, many patients have avoided needless surgery or a dependency on pills, by choosing chiropractic care for their disc-related health problem.
6.) Can I adjust myself?
A.) Some people go to great lengths to adjust themselves, but you cannot effectively adjust yourself. Chiropractic adjustment is a specific force, applied in a specific direction, to a specific spinal joint.
A.) Chiropractic has an excellent safety record. Chiropractic care is a natural approach to better health that is proven safe and effective. It is safer than back surgery, muscle relaxers and even common aspirin.
A.) Board certified chiropractic orthopedists are doctors of chiropractic that have completed extensive postdoctoral education in non-surgical orthopedics. They have also passed rigorous specialty Board examinations leading to Diplomat status. Less than 2% of chiropractors attain this status.
To become Board certified, the specialist is required to demonstrate advanced proficiency in the evaluation and non-operative management of a broad range of injuries, conditions, and disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system with particular emphasis on the spine and extremities.
10.) How long will I need chiropractic care?
A.) How long you decide to benefit from chiropractic care is always up to you. Periodic chiropractic checkups, like brushing and flossing, getting regular exercise, and eating wholesome foods is part of the a healthy lifestyle.
11.) What can I expect as a new patient at Michalski Chiropractic Wellness Center?
A.) An initial consultation includes a comprehensive examination of chiropractic, orthopedic, and neurological conditions. Education is ongoing and patients learn about their nervous system function and it relationship to their health.
12.) How will I know what my coverage is?
A.) On the back of your insurance card please call your customer service phone number. Please ask about your benefits through your Insurance company customer service representative.
14.) Why do children need chiropractic care?
A.) Many childhood complaints that are brushed off as “growing pains” can often be traced to the spine. Chiropractic has been shown to be helpful with scoliosis and many other so-called “normal” childhood health problems. Chiropractic is highly successful in healing ear infections.