1.What conditions can be treated by a Chiropractor?

Patients typically seek Chiropractic care for back or neck pain, headaches, sciatica, shoulder or extremity pain and whiplash however Chiropractors also treat sports injuries and other disorders involving muscles, ligaments and joints.  In addition, chiropractors offer advice to patients on diet, nutrition, exercise, healthy habits, and occupational and lifestyle modification.

2.Do children need chiropractic care?

The short answer is yes. The active lifestyle of a child can lead to all kinds of bumps and bruises, slips and tumbles plus injuries from sports. Minor injuries sustained like these if corrected during childhood could prevent health problems that could possibly emerge in adulthood. Naturally, Chiropractic care is always adapted to the individual patient. In the case of children, it is very gentle.

3.Do I have a Pinched Nerve?

The phrase “pinched nerve” is utilized frequently by patients experiencing pain but in all actuality a “pinched nerve” is a rare occurrence. What patients are most likely experiencing is discomfort or pain related to a spinal bone out of its proper alignment that is causing irritation, compression, or stretching of a nerve. These misalignments, called vertebral subluxations, can compromise the impulses being sent between the brain and the body leading to pain, discomfort or symptoms in general.

4.Are Chiropractors doctors?

Yes. Chiropractors receive a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree, we are not medical doctors, but go through a similar education process to become licensed in the field of chiropractic care. Educational requirements for chiropractors are among the most stringent of any health care profession.

5.What is a chiropractic adjustment?

A chiropractic adjustment is a procedure performed by a trained specialist utilizing a specific, controlled force by hand or instrument in a precise direction applied to a spinal joint. The purpose is to correct structural mis-alignment and eliminate interference to the nervous system leading to improved spinal function, a reduction in pain and symptoms, and an overall improvement in musculoskeletal health.

6.Can I see a chiropractor if I am pregnant?

Pregnant women frequently get amazing results from chiropractic care during their pregnancy. Because of the inability to take medication for pain, a natural approach including chiropractic is a great choice for pregnant women. Chiropractors are trained in special techniques for adjusting pregnant women and care is modified to accomodate the different stages of pregnancy and unique needs for each individual.


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