You have options for pain treatment and management. Heart City Health now offers chiropractic services Mondays and Thursdays at the 辛普森 office.
Call 574-293-0052 to schedule an appointment.
What is 脊椎按摩疗法 护理?
脊椎按摩疗法 care is a safe, 有效的, drugless option to 减轻疼痛 coming from the spine, muscles and joints of the body. Chiropractors use a hands-on, drug-free approach in treating your activity-limiting pain. When we move better, we feel better. 在心脏城, your 脊椎按摩疗法 appointment will include a detailed exam, establishing a diagnosis, and working toward a treatment. We will provide you with a plan to improve the way you move, and get you back to doing the things you love!
最近, American College of Physicians recommended 脊椎按摩疗法 care as the first line of defense against back pain. 请放心, the 脊椎按摩疗法 care you receive at Heart City is backed by science and endorsed by your medical doctors. Our approach uses evidence-based treatments to decrease pain and help your movement; while respecting the body’s natural ability to heal. Research shows 脊椎按摩疗法 care and medical care combined can provide greater pain relief.
Is Seeing a Chiropractor Safe?
是的, seeing a chiropractor is safe. 超过 35 million Americans each year receive chiropractic treatment. 脊椎按摩疗法 is one of the safest non-drug, non-invasive forms of health care available for the treatment of muscle and spinal pain. Although chiropractic has an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects. 的 risks associated with chiropractic, however, are very small.
的 American 脊椎按摩疗法 Association describes that many patients feel immediate relief following chiropractic treatment, but some may experience mild soreness, stiffness or aching, just as they do after some forms of exercise. Current research shows that minor discomfort or soreness following spinal manipulation typically fades within 24 hours. 脊椎按摩疗法 malpractice premiums are the lowest of all medical professionals, a testament to the safety of chiropractic care.
What Conditions do Chiropractors Treat?
Doctors of 脊椎按摩疗法 (DCs) care for patients with a variety of health conditions. 的y are well known for caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches using their chiropractic adjustments. Other conditions commonly treated by chiropractors include…
- Sprains / Strains
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Temporomandibular joint pain
- Pain during exercise or training
Do I Need a Referral From My MD?
Chiropractors are portal-of-entry providers and therefore do not require a referral, although this may vary depending on your insurance plan. Your pcp may initiate the referral for you or you may call and set up your own appointment with our chiropractor at (574) 293-0052.
Do insurance plans cover chiropractic?
是的. 脊椎按摩疗法 care is included in most health insurance plans, including major medical plans, 医疗保险, 印第安纳州医疗补助, and workers’ compensation plans. Our chiropractor is in network with 医疗保险, Medicaid and most commercial insurance plans.
Can my Chiropractor give me a prescription?
A chiropractor’s main focus is treating your musculoskeletal system. 的y are not permitted to prescribe medication or perform any type of surgery. 然而, in comparison with other methods of pain relief–such as over-the-counter prescriptions–adjustments are a safe and 有效的 way to treat your pain and discomfort.
What to Expect After the Appointment
If you’re new to chiropractic care, there are a few things you should expect after your appointments.
Repetitive ice and heat after an adjustment can help alleviate soreness, as well as moving regularly and taking time to exercise.
Staying hydrated is an important part of after-adjustment care. In addition to drinking plenty of liquids, exercise is another way to ensure your adjustment is as 有效的 as possible.
Timeline for Future Appointments to Address the Issue
Future appointment schedules depend on different patient needs. Whether you come to help an injury, 减轻疼痛, or simply get adjusted, each person will have a varied timeline for their next visit. Your doctor will be able to discuss the next visit and when they think you should return to best help your conditions.