FAQ

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a health care profession that specializes in musculoskeletal and nerve related conditions such as degenerative disc disease, disc herniations, headaches, muscle strains and ligament sprains, common overuse injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome, golfers and tennis elbow, patellar tendonitis, low back pain, post-surgical rehabilitation and many more.

 

What does a typical visit entail?

Chiropractors have to specific skill set to perform assessments and physical exams to determine the appropriate diagnosis. It is important that you understand the diagnosis and what are way we can manage the symptoms by performing a review of findings and explaining the details of the management plan. The management plan will discuss the frequency of treatment, what types of treatments, when to expect to feel better, and what to do if you are not seeing results.

Initial Visit (New Patients) - History, physical exam, injury assessment, review of findings and management plan, passive treatment, active rehab therapy.

Follow Up Visit - Progress check-in, passive treatment, active rehab therapy.

 

Do you accept insurance? What other types of payments do you accept?

No. I am an out-of-network provider. If you have out-of-network PPO coverage, I may be able to bill the insurance as a courtesy service. Otherwise, I accept Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), and Medical Reimbursement Accounts (MRA), cash, check, credit cards.

 

How many times do I need to see you?

It depends. All patients and conditions require different treatment types and time. After thorough assessment of your injury, we can properly discuss when to expect improvements and how chiropractic care can help you prevent further injuries

 

Should I visit my primary care physician before I see you? Do I need a referral or a prescription from a medical doctor to see you?

No. Chiropractors are portal of entry health care professionals that have to ability to assess and diagnose a variety of conditions and will refer patients to specialists if necessary.