It depends upon your complaint and how long it may take to study your examination findings. This is a clinical decision and varies from patient to patient. Read More
Some patients experience almost instant relief. Others discover that the healing process can take months, sometimes even years. Every patient recovers at his or her own pace. Factors which can affect the healing process include your age, your overall health condition, muscle tone, diet and even your attitude.
No. Chiropractors don’t dispense drugs. Because we rely on natural methods, ask for directions on how to use ice to control any painful symptoms. Ice, when properly applied, can have an analgesic effect without the side effects associated with pain medications.
X-rays and other types of images can be helpful. Pictures of your spine, especially after trauma, can confirm our other findings and make your care more precise. We can tell if we need them after completing our other examinations.
Yes. Your chiropractor will avoid areas of your spine surgically modified. However, surgery may produce compensation reactions either about or below the involved level. If necessary, these other areas will be the focus of your chiropractic care.