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FAQs in Easley, South Carolina

1. What is Chiropractic care?
Chiropractic care is a natural method of health care that focuses on treating the causes of physical problems, rather than just treating the symptoms. It is the non-invasive treatment of musculoskeletal and spinal conditions that include spinal manipulation and physical therapy modalities.

2. What is a chiropractic adjustment?
Answer: A Chiropractic adjustment is the use of a specific force in a precise direction that helps normalize spinal function. The adjustment is applied to a joint that is fixated, "locked up", or not moving properly. Adjustments help return the bones to a more normal position or motion, restoring body's natural healing.

3. Will I be sore after a treatment?
Some patients are sore after treatment. This is due to stretching and moving areas that haven't been stretched or moved for a long time. The soreness is temporary and usually lasts less than 24 hours. The doctor will give you instructions to reduce soreness after treatment.

4. Does Health Insurance pay for chiropractic care?
Answer: Most Health Insurance companies have chiropractic benefits. We have a section on the website that shows the companies we are contracted with. We always check before treatment to see if a patient has benefits.

5. Does Auto Accident insurance pay for chiropractic care?
Answer: Yes. Auto Accident insurance pays 100% for chiropractic care after an accident.

6. I always hear that once you go to a chiropractor, you have to go for the rest of your life. Is that true?
Answer: Maintaining your spine after your chiropractic treatment plan is of course recommended, however it is always the patients decision whether or not to continue care.

7. Can a person who had back surgery see a chiropractor?
Yes. It's an unfortunate fact that up to half of those who had spinal surgery discover a return of their original symptoms months or years later. They then face the prospect of additional surgery. This too common occurrence is know as "Failed Back Surgery Syndrome." Chiropractic may help prevent repeated back surgeries. In fact, if chiropractic care is initially, utilized back surgery can often be avoided in the first place.