Is chiropractic effective?
Yes. Chiropractic is safe and effective. Scientific evidence has shown that chiropractic care works. In the past, there have been many independent investigations that show time after time that chiropractic care is safe and effective for the treatment of low back pain, neck pain, headache and other health problems. The extent to which a person can benefit from care varies depending on their problem and how long it has been.
Are many people visiting a chiropractor?
The natural way of curing offers many health benefits to millions of people worldwide every year. Most Chiropractic clients experience some kind of relief and improvement in health in general. Most clients return regularly to the Chiropractor as part of a healthy lifestyle.
What is a chiropractic adjustment?
We call a treatment an ‘adjustment’. It’s a specialized, controlled and safe pressure exerted on the spinal column. To restore the correct movement and position of the spinal column. It’s an accurate procedure that your highly trained chiropractor has learned and perfected in years of training.
Each healthcare procedure contains risks. From taking paracetamol to giving blood. Chiropractic adjustments belong to the safest of all healthcare. We work with the self healing ability of our body. And that’s why it works so well!
What can I expect from my chiropractor?
It is the duty of the chiropractor to do the following:
- A thorough evaluation of your specific problems will be carried out.
- Doing different tests to find out the cause of the problem.
- In some situations, an X-ray can be used to confirm history and research findings.
- A diagnosis has been made, with options for treatment. This will be discussed.
- The response to the treatment is followed by the chiropractor, who is looking for an improvement in the specific problem and changes in overall health.
Which results can I expect?
That depends on your condition and how long the problem is there. The chiropractor can give you an estimate of the care you will need. When someone experiences chronic complaints, they obviously need more treatments. One of the main reasons why people choose chiropractic is that they often experience quick results. The rate of improvement varies, of course, per person.
How long does a Doctor of Chiropractic go to school?
Chiropractors have a study of a minimum of 7 years. Just like medical or dental students, they must first complete a pre-university education before being allowed to a university. The training is at least 4500 hours. They are then given the title Doctor of Chiropractic.