Chiropractic Care FAQ
What is chiropractic care?
The word “chiropractic” means “to be done by hand.” Chiropractic care is a holistic and non-pharmaceutical approach of working towards wellness. The process utilizes adjustments to restore joint function and support the nervous system. Chiropractic treatment helps patients maintain optimal health while avoiding unnecessary drugs or surgery. An estimated 50 million Americans see a chiropractor each year.
What is a chiropractic adjustment?
A chiropractic adjustment, also known as spinal manipulation or joint manipulation, is a procedure in which a chiropractor uses their hands, or a small instrument, and a specialized table to apply controlled pressure to a specific area of the body.
Adjustments are highly targeted, and can focus on just one small vertebra, the bones that make up the spine, at a time. Regular adjustments aim to correct spinal alignment, alleviate pain, and improve the body's efficiency and function.
Who should see a chiropractor?
A common misconception about chiropractic care is that only people suffering back or neck pain need it, when in fact everyone can benefit from chiropractic care. Any individual suffering from injuries, as a result of: automobile accidents, sports or work-related trauma can benefit. Chronic pain sufferers may also find relief.
Dr. Vollmer can also assist with nutritional education, exercise or stretching guidance and treatment of soft tissue disorders such as plantar fasciitis.
Does insurance cover chiropractic care?
Keystone Chiropractic accepts most health insurance plans. Our office would be happy to find out if chiropractic benefits are included within your insurance plan. Contact us today for more information.