Q&A With Your Chiropractor
While the prospect of having your spine cracked by another person is daunting, it’s perfectly normal, but don’t let your lack of knowledge keep you from paying your chiropractor a visit especially when it’s interfering with your daily life. So instead of scampering away or shrinking down from your chiropractor, it’s time for you to take a deep breath and know that you’ll be in good hands when you visit your chiropractor.
Here are some common questions you might have for your chiropractor. click to know more about some common questions regarding chiropractic medicine and how you can benefit from it.
What do chiropractor’s really do? I’ve heard from many people saying so many different things about the chiropractors they see.
Ans: Chiropractic medicine is a diverse field and so are the treatments that will be administered to you. It is natural mode of healthcare which is centered around the chiropractic adjustment or physical adjustment. A chiropractor is a licensed professional that is allowed to give out treatment in several ways (physical therapy, vitamins, and even nutritional counseling).
2. How will chiropractic care help manage my pain?
Ans: Chiropractic medicine has a very good history especially in regards with reducing symptoms, what we found out was that roughly 80% of people obtained good results while 10% have had some help with the pain while the final 10% had experienced no appreciable change. However, it doesn’t have an automatic effect especially if one is experiencing chronic pains. Now, unlike medication which masks the pain and gives temporary relief for most ailments, chiropractic care takes care of the problem.
3. I’ve often thought about seeing a chiropractor for problems I have, but I’m uncertain about going for a visit because some people say I can’t end it.
Ans: Although your chiropractor has every right when to say your treatment will end, you also have every right to end seeking chiropractic care. It’s important that you communicate with your chiropractor for you to be aware.
4. Sometimes I feel very good after a session, but other times it seems like I’m down in the dumps again after going for a session. What’s going on?
Ans: It’s normal for a patient to feel good and feel bad after a session with their chiropractor, this is actually a normal occurrence as your body is undergoing adjustments, an important note regarding chiropractic care is that it may take time for your body to adjust after each session.
5. Are chiropractors licensed doctors?
Ans: Unlike most doctors, most chiropractors don’t need to undergo serious training, chiropractors usually have a degree in any field and specializes in chiropractic training afterwards, however, some chiropractors do go to medical school to combine both general care and their specialty.
6. Is it normal for my visits or sessions to be quick? How does this help my spine?
Ans: Most sessions with your chiropractor will be no longer than 30 minutes to an hour. Yes, it’s as quick as that. Once your chiropractor pinpoints your problem area, this then becomes a matter of adjusting between you and your chiropractor; the less time done to your body, the faster it will heal. Chiropractors are letting your own body do the healing after adjustments are made.