Chiropractic Treatment FAQAll Health Chiropractic answers some of the most common questions about chiropractic treatment and the conditions treated. Below are answers to the most commonly asked questions.
1What conditions can be treated with chiropractic services?
Chiropractic treats patients of all ages and wide range of health conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments, and joints, such as subluxation, low back pain, neck pain, chronic pain, acute pain, herniated disc, sciatica, migraines, headaches, and more.
2Is chiropractic treatment safe and effective?
Yes. Chiropractic care is widely recognized as one of the safest, drug-free, and non-invasive form of treatment for various health conditions, injuries, and disorders. It has an excellent safety record. It is conservative and natural approach to health which helps patients avoid invasive procedures or addictive drugs. The risks associated with chiropractic manipulation are very small. Many patients feel immediate relief following chiropractic treatment, although some may experience mild soreness, just as they do after some forms of exercise, which usually fades within 24 hours.
3Will my insurance cover the cost of my chiropractic treatment?
Most health insurance companies— such as workers’ compensation, Medicare, some Medicaid plans, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna may have various plans that cover the cost of chiropractic treatment and modalities.
4What causes back pain?
Back pain can be caused by injuries, nerve problems, disease, and non-identifiable cause.
5Can chiropractic services help treat back pain?
Yes, chiropractic treatment can help treat back pain and relieve painful symptoms. It helps better manage the underlying factors that are causing the back pain. Chiropractic treatment may involve one or more manual chiropractic adjustments in which chiropractors manipulate the joints to help improve or restore range and quality of motion and prevent further injury. Chiropractors may also incorporate nutritional counseling, exercises for lower back pain, therapeutic massage, back pain management, and physical rehabilitation into the comprehensive treatment plan.