Frequently Asked Chiropractic Questions
Q: Do I have to be a patient forever?
A: This is a question often asked of chiropractors, because many of our patients come to us for years, but the answer is NO. Some conditions have longer visit requirements, but in most cases we can have you feeling better in weeks.
Q: What if I have a bulged or herniated disc?
A: We can treat a bulged/herniated disc and in a majority of cases help the patient avoid surgery. This is our specialty!
Q: Can a person who has had back surgery see a Cumming chiropractor?
A: Yes. It’s an unfortunate fact that up to half of those who have had spinal surgery discover a return of their original symptoms months or years later. They then face the prospect of additional surgery. Chiropractic care may help prevent repeated back surgeries. In fact, if chiropractic care is initially utilized, back surgery can often be avoided in the first place.
Q: Will my insurance cover chiropractic services?
A: Yes, most of the time your benefits will cover of our procedures. We will check this for you! Nothing in our office is charged to you until WE know, and YOU know what cost is involved.
Q: Should I see a Cumming chiropractor after an accident?
A: If you are involved in an automobile accident or other type of accident that causes immediate pain or immobility, see a chiropractor immediately , for appropriate imaging and documentation. Try to visit us within 1 day of the accident for relief. If the only care you are getting is painkillers, hotpacks and massage, you are missing an important and necessary part of getting well.
Q: Is it OK to see a chiropractor if I’m pregnant?
A: YES! Pregnant mothers find that chiropractic adjustments reduce pain, improve their pregnancy, and often make delivery easier for themselves and their baby. Our adjusting methods are always adapted to a patient’s size, weight, age, and condition of health.
Q: Can chiropractic care help an athlete?
A: Yes. Many athletes today turn to chiropractic care. Combined with sport specific exercise and stretches, we can have you not only feeling better, but performing better on the field. Dr. King has the top-level certification in Strength and Conditioning.
Q: Can’t I just crack my own back?
A: Cracking your back might make you feel better for a little while, but it can have long-term effects that are harmful. We will take care of your back, muscles, and surrounding ligaments that are causing you the pain in the first place. You’ll be feeling so good that you won’t want to crack your own back ever again.
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