Chiropractic is . . .
a health-care profession that focuses on the spine and other joints of the body, and their connection to the nervous system. The word “chiropractic” means “to be done by hand.” Chiropractors use adjustments to restore joint function and remove stress to the nervous system. They help patients maintain optimal health while avoiding unnecessary drugs or surgery. An estimated 50 million Americans see a chiropractor each year.
A chiropractor is . . .
a primary care doctor who specializes in spinal health and well-being. They focus on the prevention, diagnosis and conservative care of spine-related disorders and other painful joint issues. In addition to adjustments, chiropractors also provide soft-tissue therapies, lifestyle recommendations, fitness coaching and nutritional advice.
A chiropractic adjustment is . . .
a very safe, specific, controlled force applied to a joint to restore proper function and mobility. Accidents, falls, stress or overexertion and toxins can negatively impact your spine and other body structures. These physical, chemical or emotional changes impact tissues, the nervous system and other areas of the body. Left unresolved, this can make you more susceptible to chronic health problems. Chiropractic adjustments reduce pain, increase movement and improve performance.
Chiropractic care costs . . .
the same as, or less than, other types of healthcare and is included in most health insurance plans. However, insurance companies will typically only cover a small portion of the care you need to restore your health.
Chiropractors collaborate . . .
with other health-care providers every day. Oftentimes chiropractors are the team leaders in coordinating care with various practitioners. Dr. Joanne works closely with primary care physicians, obstetricians, physical therapists, vision therapists, behavioral health specialists and many others.
Chiropractors use . . .
scientific research, clinical experience, and patient preferences to provide the best care possible. Ninety-five percent of past-year chiropractic users say it’s effective, and 89 percent recommend chiropractic to their family and friends.
Chiropractic is safe, effective, affordable care.