Chiropractic is a conservative health care field specifically focusing on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors are well trained to treat the body as a whole and find the root of the problem. The underlying problem is treated using manual therapy options without the use of pharmaceuticals or surgery. Refer to the patient education tab for more information about the chiropractic adjustment.
Absolutely! Chiropractic is a very safe option. The most common side effects include mild post treatment soreness which dissipate quickly. Incident rates of anything more severe is rare!!
During the first exam, a history and physical evaluation will be performed to determine what is wrong. This may include orthopedic and neurological testing. Further testing like x-rays may be needed however, most cases can be managed through only the physical exam. Once the diagnosis is established, treatment options will be discussed and are usually started