Fact or Fiction? The truth about Chiropractic treatment

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Fact or Fiction? The truth about Chiropractic treatment

Learn the truth about Chiropractic treatment so you can do what's best for your body.

Deciding if chiropractic care is right for you can be difficult, especially if you aren’t sure of what exactly it is or how a Chiropractor can help. Learning the truth of chiropractic treatment just may be the solution to your physical pain or discomfort.

Chiropractors only manipulate people with spinal issues.

FACT: It is true that a lot of what a Chiropractor may do is spinal manipulation therapy however they can do much more. Some examples are: ultrasound, laser treatment, electrotherapy, or even acupuncture.

It’s painful!

FACT: A Chiropractor will be sure to review your medical history and will not do anything that could make you feel worse. There are tests that can be done to assess your individual needs and a manipulation plan will be made to provide you with the best results. It won’t hurt, but you may hear popping noises; it’s gas being released from your joints.

Chiropractors only treat back and neck pain

FACT: According to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, Chiropractors consider the entire musculoskeletal system including ligaments, joints, and muscles. This includes your elbows, ankles, knees, wrists, and shoulders. Chiropractors can also be seen for preventative measures, to keep your spine and joints pain free.

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Making one appointment means Chiropractor visits for life!

FACT: With an acute issue, relief tends to come after 4-10 visits but every case is different and individual needs must be considered. Beyond that preventative treatment is up to the patient, that schedule is determined in collaboration with your Chiropractor should you want continued treatment.

A referral from my Doctor is always needed

FACT: This just depends on insurance coverage. It’s not necessary to get a referral but if you don’t want to pay out of pocket it would be a good idea to call your insurance company first to see what they will cover.

In search of a Chiropractor? Mainway Physiotherapy is here to help. Visit OUR WEBSITE or call 905-332-3800.