Why should I see a Chiropractor?
Most people think they should come see a chiropractor after they have been experiencing pain in their back, neck, joints or after suffering an injury. Although these ailments are treated by a chiropractor, you should be vising one to assure your posture and spinal structure are properly aligned as to not suffer any more serious situations in the future. Pain is usually the last symptom suffered when something is wrong, and prevention is a key in proper health care.
Can Children See A Chiropractor?
Yes, absolutely. Dr. Babakhani is certified in pediatric levels allowing him to treat newborns to 18. Preventative care in children is key to healthy growth in children. The birthing process, slips and falls, computer or tablet use, can alter the alignment of the spine creating growth issues and possibly other health issues. Chiropractic care has helped many infant and toddler issues as colic, bowel problems, ear infections, and much more.
Do I Need A Referral To See A Chiropractor?
You do not need a referral to see a chiropractor although if you are looking to have it covered by your insurance, you want to check with them first to see if a prescription is required for coverage.
Is Chiropractic Care Safe?
Absolutely. When treatment is performed by a licensed and experienced chiropractor, the treatments are not only safe, but remarkably simple, quick and effective. 90% of patients feel an improvement almost immediately, where 10% may require further care or other specialized care.
What Is An Adjustment or Spinal Manipulation?
An adjustment or spinal manipulation is when a gentle amount of force is applied to a joint that is "locked up" or not moving properly to maintain its proper motion and alignment. There is little to no pain associated with an adjustment. Depending on how serious your issue is, some people may feel sore after their first few adjustments, but this is temporary and should alleviate within 24 hours.
Can the Elderly Visit A Chiropractor?
Yes. Chiropractic care can alleviate many of the pain and ailments suffered in old age. It is recommended that spinal health be maintained throughout life to avoid many of the arthritic and bone changes that cause of pain,
Does A Chiropractor Do Physiotherapy?
Yes, Chiropractors can show you how to stretch and strengthen muscles as would a physiotherapist. For insurance purposes, a chiropractor can not be billed under a physiotherapist visit. In this case, you would see the physiotherapist for treatment.
Is Chiropractic Care Covered by Insurance?
Most extended health care plans offer Chiropractic care, but coverage varies per individual plan. You can ask your insurer your coverage by calling the number on your insurance card, or during your visit, we would be happy to check it for you. We provide insurance receipts after each visit, or you can ask for an accumulation of your visits on a single receipt for tax or submission purposes. We do Not bill the insurance directly.
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