FAQs

What Conditions Can Chiropractors Treat?

At Carolina West Clinic, our chiropractors excel in managing a diverse range of conditions, with a particular focus on those associated with the musculoskeletal system. This encompasses issues such as back pain, neck pain, headaches, migraines, sciatica, and joint problems. Additionally, we adeptly address concerns related to posture, sports injuries, and specific types of chronic pain.

Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe?

Absolutely. Chiropractic treatment at Carolina West Clinic is inherently safe, especially when administered by our highly trained and licensed chiropractors. Emphasizing a non-invasive and drug-free approach to healthcare, our practitioners prioritize your well-being. While chiropractic treatment is generally safe, as with any medical procedure, it’s essential to discuss your health history with our chiropractors to ensure the utmost safety.

How Many Sessions Will I Need?

The number of sessions varies based on your condition and response to treatment. Following an initial assessment, Dr. Verch, our experienced chiropractor, tailors a treatment plan to your specific needs, outlining the recommended number of sessions to achieve optimal results.

Can I See A Chiropractor If I'm Pregnant?

Yes, chiropractic care is often deemed safe during pregnancy and can be instrumental in managing back, hip, and joint pain. It may also contribute to a smoother pregnancy and delivery. Dr. Verch is specifically trained to work with pregnant women, though we advise consulting your obstetrician before initiating any new treatment.

What Age Groups Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic care is suitable for all age groups – from infants to seniors. Treatments are customized to each patient’s age, condition, and specific health issues.

What Should I Wear To A Chiropractic Appointment?

For your comfort during examinations and treatments, we recommend wearing loose-fitting, comfortable clothing to your chiropractic appointment at Carolina West Clinic. Tight clothing or dresses may restrict movement, so opting for unrestricted attire is ideal.

Do You Accept Insurance?

Yes, Carolina West Clinic is pleased to accept most major insurance plans. To obtain specific coverage details, we recommend reaching out to the clinic directly or consulting your insurance provider.

How Can I Schedule An Appointment, And What Is Your Cancellation Policy?

Scheduling an appointment is convenient; you can either call the clinic directly or utilize our online booking system on the website. For information regarding our cancellation policy, we encourage you to contact the clinic directly, as policies may vary. Generally, we appreciate a 24-hour notice for cancellations or rescheduling to better accommodate all our valued patients.

What qualifications should I look for in a chiropractor for neck and back pain treatment?

When choosing a chiropractor for neck and back pain, look for a professional who has graduated from an accredited chiropractic college, holds a valid state license, and has experience in treating similar conditions. Additional certifications in specific techniques or specialties can also be beneficial.

Is chiropractic treatment safe for neck pain?

Chiropractic treatment for neck pain is generally considered safe when performed by a licensed and experienced chiropractor. They use controlled, gentle adjustments to improve alignment and relieve pain, reducing the risk of complications.

What are the common symptoms of back pain that chiropractors treat?

Chiropractors commonly treat back pain symptoms such as muscle stiffness, sharp or dull aches, limited range of motion, and radiating pain that may extend to the legs. They focus on addressing the root cause to provide lasting relief.

How does chiropractic care differ from traditional medical treatments for back pain?

Chiropractic care focuses on diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal issues through manual adjustments and other non-invasive techniques, aiming to improve spinal alignment and overall function. In contrast, traditional medical treatments may rely more on medications and surgical interventions.

What causes neck pain and how can chiropractic care help?

Neck pain can be caused by poor posture, muscle strain, injury, or underlying conditions like arthritis. Chiropractic care helps by realigning the spine, reducing inflammation, and improving mobility, providing relief from pain and discomfort.

Can chiropractic adjustments help with chronic back pain?

Yes, chiropractic adjustments can help with chronic back pain by realigning the spine, relieving pressure on nerves, and improving overall spinal function. Regular adjustments can help manage pain and prevent future flare-ups.

What conditions besides pain can chiropractic care treat?

Chiropractic care can treat conditions such as headaches, migraines, sciatica, joint pain, and even issues like digestive problems and insomnia by improving nervous system function and overall body alignment.

Are there specific exercises or lifestyle changes that can complement chiropractic treatment?

Yes, chiropractors often recommend specific exercises and lifestyle changes such as improved posture, ergonomic adjustments, stretching, and strengthening exercises to complement treatment and enhance recovery.

How many chiropractic sessions are typically needed to see improvement in neck or back pain?

The number of sessions needed varies based on the severity of the condition, but many patients start to see improvement after just a few visits. A personalized treatment plan will be developed to address your specific needs.

Is chiropractic care covered by insurance for neck and back pain treatment?

Many insurance plans cover chiropractic care for neck and back pain treatment, but it’s important to check with your provider to understand your specific coverage and any limitations.