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How should I select the right chiropractor for myself?

Question: How should I select the right chiropractic physician for myself? Answer: Many of our patients come to us by kind referrals so ask a trusted friend or family member who their chiropractor is. If you are selecting a chiropractic physician through online research or by calling offices directly, we suggest that you look for […]

Stand up straight for great posture

Your posture says a lot about your health. It also says a lot about how your joints and muscles are working.  How you look and feel is directly related to your posture. Despite the importance of having good posture, most of us don’t do anything to improve it. We go about our lives with hunched […]

Do I need a referral to see a chiropractor?

Question: If I need a referral, should I ask my doctor to refer me to a chiropractic physician? Answer: If a referral is required by your insurance carrier you may certainly discuss the idea of chiropractic treatment with your doctor and ask for a referral, however please know that most all insurances cover chiropractic treatment, […]

How does a chiropractor find my problem?

Question: What does a chiropractic physician do to find my problem? Answer: Trained in standard diagnostic methods, chiropractic physicians begin with a detailed patient history including past and present complaint. The history is followed by a physical examination consisting of range-of-motion, orthopedic, and neurological testing along with palpation. When medically necessary, to rule out disease […]

What is Oncology Massage?

An oncology massage is one that is customized to meet the needs of people living with the effects of cancer and cancer treatments. A safe massage plan revolves around the side effects of treatment – chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Oncology massage can be received before, during and after cancer treatment. When you receive an oncology massage, […]

Ask the Doctor

Question: What training do chiropractors have? Chiropractic physicians in the state of Florida have earned 2 degrees prior to licensure, a bachelor’s degree and a doctoral degree. Chiropractic college consists of 3.5 academic years of training with a clinical rotation in the senior year. Also prior to licensure, chiropractic physicians must pass 5 examinations from […]

How Much Sleep are you Getting?

Are you suffering from too little sleep? In today’s world many of us consider sleep to be an inconvenience instead of necessary to good health and well-being. This results in millions of people walking around tired. Along with proper nutrition and exercise, rest is key to overall good health. Benefits of Sleep The benefits of […]

Is a Chiropractor covered by insurance?

Question: Is chiropractic care covered by insurance? Yes most insurance companies do cover chiropractic care. However, rules change from company to company and plan to plan. Some only cover chiropractic care as medically necessary and others will not cover maintenance care. It is best to check with your specific insurance company to see what coverage […]

How long do I need to see a chiropractor?

Question: What is the typical length of treatment for chiropractic care? Answer: There is no “typical” length of treatment. Treatment plans are custom tailored to the patient and to their condition. While some may require only one or two visits, others may require multiple visits over several weeks or months. The longer a patient has […]