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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care is based upon the understanding that overall good health depends, in part, upon a normally functioning nervous system, which controls all functions through your body. Rather than just treating the symptoms, this natural method of health care focuses on correcting the causes of physical problems.

 

Is it safe?

Yes. All chiropractic treatments have a good safety record and never require any drugs or invasive health care procedures. The only side effect you may experience is slight soreness which can be easily relieved by applying ice to the sore area. What is a chiropractic adjustment?A chiropractic adjustment is the most common way to correct spinal subluxations. It involves the application of pressure to specific misaligned bones in an effort to "unlock" the vertebrae and relieve the pressure placed on the nerves that branch from the spine. Once the adjustment is made, the bones are free to align correctly.

 

What is a subluxation?

Subluxation is when one or more of the bones of your spine (vertebrae) move out of position and create pressure on, or irritate spinal nerves. This pressure or irritation causes the nerves to malfunction and interfere with the signals traveling over those nerves to your brain and body. Chiropractors correct subluxation by performing chiropractic adjustments which relieves bone pressure on the spinal nerves.

 

How do subluxations happen?

Subluxations are the result of our stresses and strains of everyday activities, habits and events. Daily sitting, lifting, bending, standing and sleeping positions strain our spine, causing misalignment. Subluxations also occur due to accidents, including falls, car wrecks, sports injuries and more.

 

What are some warning signs of subluxations?

Subluxations are difficult to detect, that is why periodic spinal checkups are so important. Typical symptoms of subluxations include headaches, back pain, neck stiffness, pain in your shoulders, arms or legs, numbness in your hands or feet, fatigue or nervousness.

 

What type of education do chiropractic doctors receive?

Chiropractors have a minimum of seven years post secondary education which includes three years in an undergraduate program and four or five years at an accredited chiropractic college. Most chiropractors have a bachelors' degree in addition to their Doctor of chiropractic degree.

 

Do chiropractors treat conditions other than back pain?

Chiropractors provide chiropractic adjustments and manual therapy that are effective for several different types of soft tissue disorders including neck, back and other bodily extremity pain. Chiropractic care has also been known to treat several other conditions including ADHD, allergies, asthma, ear infections, fybromyalgia, headaches, arthritis, fatugue, carpel tunnel syndrome, frequent colds, flu, PMS, Sciatica, Scoliosis, stress, depression and more.

 

If I had a car accident, workplace accident,  slip or fall and feel pain in several areas of my body, what should I do?

The injuries caused by accidents have the potential to produce muscle twitching, constant nuisance and pain in sensitive areas such as the back, shoulders and neck. Conditions that are not treated properly can worsen, developing chronic pain and tenderness. If you have suffered a car accident, slip or fall it is recommended to seek expert help immediately. This will help your body recover properly and avoid serious long term health problems.

 

How long is the recovery process after a car accident, slip or fall?

The duration of the recovery process after a car accident, slip or fall varies depending on different factors such as the severity of injuries, the patient's age, and the consistency of the treatment. At North Miami Chiropractic & Injury Centers, we work closely with our patients so that the recovery process is fast and convenient. We take into account the well being of our patients ensuring the effectiveness of every treatment.

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