If you have never visited a chiropractor, then you probably have a lot of questions. This can be a new and unknown territory for you, which can be a bit intimidating. However, there is nothing to be scared of when it comes to this drugless, hands-on approach to pain relief and rehabilitation. The general overview of chiropractic care is that the doctor will use their hands or a small instrument to apply pressure to a spinal joint in order to fix a patient’s structural alignment and improve the body’s overall function. Common treatment techniques in chiropractic care include massage, joint manipulation, stabilization exercises, guidance on self-care, and physical therapy. These care treatments can be done on their own or be combined throughout the duration of your treatment. Many people fear the amount of cracking and popping that occurs during treatment. When the joints are manipulated, gases are released, leading to a popping sound! When Continue reading →

Body pain can really slow you down, and the wrong chiropractor won’t help speed up your healing time. It is important to make sure that your chiropractor is the best chiropractor for you. Taking the time to find the right match can help speed up your recovery time due to improved communication, symmetry in the goals for your recovery and a more pleasant experience overall. So how do you tell, which is the best chiropractor for you? Here are some tips for your search: 1.      What are you most comfortable with? Chiropractic treatment typically uses a “hands on” approach. You should decide before hand if you are more comfortable with a female or male doctor. In doing so you will be more open to the treatment, feel more comfortable at visits and be able to communicate better with your doctor. 2.      Get recommendations A good place to start in finding a chiropractor is by Continue reading →