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8 Questions About Chiropractic Treatment, Asked By College Park Residents Like You
Dec 28, 2015

Common Questions Asked By College Park Residents About Chiropractic Treatment | AICA College ParkFor you and most other people, the idea of going to see a doctor because of some illness or injury is easy to comprehend because of how often you visit a physician throughout your life.

But, when it comes to the concept of visiting a Chiropractor, many people aren’t sure of the extent of services they offer or what goes into a regular examination.

Visiting A College Park Chiropractor


  • The differences between why patients visit a Chiropractor;
  • What you can expect during your first appointment;
  • How effective Chiropractic techniques are for treating various conditions;
  • How long the recovery process is;

Are all important considerations to know before you walk into your first appointment.

Here are some of the most popular questions our College Park patients ask about Chiropractic treatment:

What Type of Training or Education Do Your Chiropractors Have?

Our Chiropractors are fully accredited, licensed in the State of Georgia, and have bachelor’s and doctoral degrees.

Chiropractic college comprises of four years of academic training with a clinical rotation that’s scheduled during the last or senior year.

Physicians are also required to pass some examinations from the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners to ensure full competency.

Does Chiropractic Treatment Work As Well As Traditional Medicine?

Absolutely! Chiropractic medicine was first used in 1895, and since then, hundreds of studies have proven that all related treatment and techniques are:

  • clinically effective
  • cost effective
  • able to treat acute and chronic pain connected to the:
      • ribs
      • legs
      • arms
      • discs
      • knees
      • shoulders
      • neck
      • lower and upper back areas.

Why Should I Visit A Chiropractor Instead of Another Doctor?

One of the primary differences between Chiropractic and traditional medicine is that Chiropractic physicians use spinal manipulation and rehabilitation techniques as treatment, opposed to prescribing pills or performing invasive surgery.

Chiropractors are educated and trained to support the integrity of your natural structure, as it relates to the function and overall health of your body.

By approaching injuries and other conditions this way, Chiropractors can address your condition(s) with holistic techniques that allow your muscles, bones, and nerves to properly function and flow throughout your entire body. It is through this increased flow and production of the core areas of your body that allows you to heal at a faster rate.

How Do Chiropractors Treat Various Injuries and Health Conditions

There are a wide variety of techniques that Chiropractors use to address physical, emotional, and internal conditions and each recommendation entirely depend on your particular predicament.

Some of-of the more common therapies that our doctors use are manual and physical, which include spinal and joint manipulation.

Therapies that are considered to be more supportive in nature include:

  • myofascial release
  • ultrasounds
  • diathermy
  • electric stimulation
  • massage.

How Long Does Treatment Usually Take?

The answer to this question is entirely dedicated to your condition and the extent of your injury or state.

One of the ways that Chiropractic medicine is different than traditional is how Chiropractic treatments are completely customized to align with the characteristics of your body’s natural structure, posture, and alignment.

Some patients visit our doctors once or twice, while others are required to visit our College Park office continuously throughout the year.

Our doctor’s recommend a full month’s worth of time and care for each year that you have suffered from some condition, such as lower back pain or arthritis.

Are There Other Health Problems Chiropractic Treatment Can Help With?

Chiropractic medicine is capable of treating a plethora of health conditions, including:

  • neck pain
  • headaches
  • migraines
  • allergies
  • sleep deprivation or insomnia
  • sports injuries
  • poor posture
  • whiplash
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • fibromyalgia
  • herniated discs
  • tendonitis.

Are Chiropractic Visits Covered By Insurance?

Most patients that visit our offices throughout the greater Atlanta region are covered by their insurance providers. We recommend that you call your provider ahead of scheduling an appointment, just to be sure.

If you need assistance working with your insurance company, feel free to ask us for help. We are experienced at working with such agencies and are happy to help you find answers to your questions.

How Do I Know Which Chiropractor To Choose?

Despite the fact that AICA College Park is one of the most experienced, diverse Chiropractic facilities throughout Atlanta, our team also:

  • Have post-graduate degrees in all areas of treatment they offer;
  • Provides transportation to and from your office visits, if necessary;
  • Possess state-of-the-art technology onsite, such as Ultrasound machines, X-Rays, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Give Us A Call If You Have More Questions

Speak With Our College Park Chiropractors | AICA College ParkIf you still have a question or two about our offices, our team of doctors, or anything else that relates to Chiropractic treatment, please give us a call.

You can speak with one of our friendly staff members by calling us at (404) 592-0319 or by visiting our office located at 1624 Virginia Avenue.