Frequently Asked Questions
Find out the answers Breax Bridge Chiropractors and Lafayette Chiropractors frequently give to patients seeking to learn more about chiropractic care at their offices. Learning more about chiropractic and its benefits can help you find the best chiropractor for you. If you have a question you don't see answered below, reach out to your team at Hargrave Chiropractic today.
Chiropractic care is a form of natural healthcare that focuses on diagnosing and treating neuromusculoskeletal disorders. It uses manual manipulation and other adjunctive therapies to help you function better, reduce pain, and improve overall health.
Yes! Chiropractors are doctors who have completed specialized training in chiropractic care at an accredited institution. They must also pass state board exams before they can practice.
The frequency of your treatments will depend on your condition and needs. Many patients find relief with one or two monthly appointments, while others may require more frequent visits during an acute period or flare-up of their symptoms. We will work with you to develop a personalized plan for your care that meets your specific needs.
Absolutely! We will use techniques tailored specifically for you and provide additional guidance regarding lifestyle habits such as exercise, nutrition, posture, and stress management that can help support your progress. Chiropractic care is also non-invasive and medication-free, making it a safe and effective way to manage musculoskeletal issues.
Each chiropractic session typically includes a physical examination, range of motion tests, postural assessments, and neurological tests. After diagnosis, we will create a personalized treatment plan consisting of manual manipulation, stretching and strengthening exercises, ultrasound therapy, or other adjunctive treatments. We may also use additional diagnostic tools like X-rays or MRIs to understand your condition better.
Before your first visit, providing us with any medical history and a list of current medications is essential. You may also be asked to fill out paperwork about your symptoms, lifestyle habits, and general health. It can also be helpful to write down questions or concerns so that you are prepared for your appointment.
Many insurance plans provide coverage for chiropractic care, although this varies depending on the policy and provider. Check with your carrier to find out what is covered.