Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the more common questions we are asked. If you have any questions prior to your treatment, please call or email the office.
How long does a visit last?
Initial visits usually last around 45-60 minutes. Followup visits are anywhere from 15-30 minutes.
Do you accept insurance?
Yes. Click here for a list of the insurances we accept.
Do I need a referral?
The only time a referral is necessary is if your health insurance is an HMO plan.
what conditions do you treat?
Click here for a list of some of the most common condition we successfully treat.
how MANY VISITS DOES IT TAKE TO GET BETTER?
This answer will be different for every person. For most patients, our initial goal is to see significant improvement within 5-6 visits, often times sooner. Success during these first few visits helps to confirm that we are on the right track. You will be periodically re-evaluated to assess progress and results. As your condition and goals change, so may the treatments utilized in the office.
Do you take X-rays on the first visit?
No. In most cases x-rays are not needed. If your specific health history indicates the need for x-rays, we partner with several local imaging centers to obtain the x-rays.
what kind of treatment will be performed?
Each patient is treated differently depending on their specific condition and goals. Click here to see the treatment methods utilized.
what happens if i don't want to be "cracked"?
Manipulation of the spine and extremity joints is a perfectly safe and effective treatment for most conditions and for most people. If adjusting would not be beneficial for your condition or if you have a preference for another treatment, we will discuss alternative methods. We have many options to treat your condition and stay within your comfort zone. Click here for a full list of treatments offered.
I have degenerated discs or arthritis, is chiropractic safe for me?
Yes, we have many types of gentle treatments that can help alleviate your symptoms. If during the course of the examination it is determined that you are better suited for another provider, we will make the appropriate referral.
Once I go to a chiropractor, do i have to keep going?
No. Patients who have repetitive occupations or hobbies that are rough on the body will benefit from recurring treatments. Other conditions can often be addressed over a shorter period of time.