The number of chiropractic patients worldwide is at an all time high.
Not only are an increasing number of people experiencing relief and recognizing of the importance of spinal health, but curiosity is growing.
Below are some of our most frequently asked questions.
Is Chiropractic Safe?
Yes! Chiropractic care is an all-natural approach to health care without invasive procedures or addictive drugs. In fact, there is a large difference in malpractice rates between chiropractors and other health care providers. C
Compared to medical doctors, chiropractic malpractice premiums are only a small fraction of the cost.
Can I Adjust Myself?
No, you shouldn’t! Our College Park chiropractors have years of training and education. They are experienced at adjusting your spine safely, correctly and accurately. There is a difference between stretching or cracking your back and a chiropractic adjustment.
In fact, self-joint manipulation could actually be dangerous or even cause more damage to an unstable spine.
Are All Patients Adjusted the Same Way?
No; every person is adjusted according to their specific needs. The chiropractors at AICA College Park evaluate each patient’s spinal issues and symptoms to create an individual treatment plan to best meet the needs of that individual.
What Causes that Popping Sound During an Adjustment?
Although that loud “pop” you hear during an adjustment can be nerve wracking, the sound is actually harmless and painless. The popping sounds is caused by natural gases in your body rushing to fill empty spaces caused by your joints shifting.
It does not indicate a problem, and many adjustments do not make a sound!
Why Should I Go to a Chiropractor In College Park?
While most people think of back pain relief when they think of chiropractic care, it is not the only condition we support. The American College of Physicians does recommend conservative care, like chiropractic, first for back pain sufferers, however the chiropractors at AICA College Park can address a variety of health concerns.
Regular adjustments can improve nerve system function, and thus encourage the body to heal.