Frequently Asked Questions
Chiropractic Care Concerns
It is normal to have some questions and concerns prior to your first chiropractic appointment. Before you come to Preferred Spine & Rehab take some time to read about this holistic, non-invasive treatment.
What is Chiropractic Care?
Chiropractics is a natural health care method that focuses on relieving back pain while promoting whole body wellness, as well as increasing vitality.
Vertebral interferences may cause a disruption in the normal functioning of the nervous system, which may cause a series of health problems. Restoring the nervous system to a healthy stat is accomplished through chiropractic care by using a series of manual techniques and adjustment instruments
What are the Origins of Chiropractic Medicine?
It is believed that chiropractics initially began in the time of Hippocrates, around 17,500 BC. This ancient Greek physician believed that an aligned spine contributed to the overall well-being of the human body.
The first recorded chiropractic adjustment was administered many years later in 1895, by Dr. Daniel Palmer, which aided in improving a patient’s hearing. This back pain specialist went on to open the first chiropractic school in 1897. Ten years later, this institution would be renamed Palmer School of Chiropractic.
Dr. Palmer proved that if there aren’t any interferences in the nervous system, such as a misaligned vertebra, the the human body will properly function.
What Problems does Chiropractic Care Address?
Chiropractic care may be beneficial to you if you are suffering from any of the following common conditions:
Arthritis Digestive Disorders
Asthma Neck Pain
Carpal Tunnel Pregnancy aches and pains
The range of ailments treated by chiropractic medicine is not limited to the conditions listed. With the advancements in science and medical research, this method of holistic medicine aids in healing a number of conditions. Please Contact Us to see if Chiropractic Care is the right solution for your health issue.
Who Benefits from Chiropractic Care?
People of all ages can benefit from chiropractic care at Preferred Spine & Rehab. Even infants suffering from colic and a variety of other common ailments may be treated with success.
- Kids experiencing allergies, chronic ear infections, or neck and back pain find relief in chiropractic care. Young athletes or active children may benefit from seeing a spine specialist. Childhood is a great time to catch or resolve a common condition before it develops into something more severe.
- Pregnant women tend to experience neck and back pain, as the extra weight may cause a shift in vertebral position and result in pressure applied on the spinal nerves.
- Post-back surgery patients can benefit from chiropractic care, as well as rehabilitation programs or outpatient physical therapy. Restoring strength, physical endurance, and independence are necessary components sought out by these surgery patients.
- People of all ages suffering from nerve interference resulting from an automobile accident, a work-related injury, or sports trauma are encouraged to see a Preferred Spine & Rehab spine specialist.
Is Chiropractic Care safe?
Yes, chiropractic care is a very safe, holistic approach that focuses on patient wellness by relieving back and neck pain through working on the musculoskeletal system. Manual adjustments, massage, stretches and exercises are used to correct a number of common ailments.
This form of treatment is drug-free and non-surgical, making it one of the safest spinal therapies.
What is a Subluxation?
Subluxations are structural distortions in the spinal column. These distortions can cause many of the common conditions described in our Health Center, ranging from digestive disorders to headaches.