Common Questions About Chiropractic
No! Typically, the adjustment provides a sense of relief. Adjustments are gentle and always specific to your needs.
For most people, chiropractic adjustments are very safe and effective.
However, certain individuals should not receive chiropractic treatment. This is why it's so important to be evaluated by an experienced chiropractor before beginning care.
Most chiropractors hold an undergraduate degree in pre-med or a science-related discipline. This is usually followed by a chiropractic graduate program that takes 4 years to complete.
All chiropractors must earn a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and be licensed in the state in which they practice.
No, although chiropractic does improve a wide variety of conditions, we will never claim it as a cure for anything. Chiropractic has three main functions:
- Restore motion
- Remove nerve interference
- Reduce pain
You might be surprised to learn that chiropractors can treat much more than just back pain!
Chiropractic care can also help you if you’re experiencing pain in the shoulders, neck, elbows, and feet.