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Holladay Chiropractic Care FAQ

If you've never been to a chiropractor in Holladay before, you may have many questions about how chiropractic care works, whether or not chiropractic care is safe and what kind of conditions chiropractors treat. Knowing the answers to these questions can help you seek the right care for your conditions.

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Is Chiropractic Care Safe?

Chiropractic care is very safe for patients. In fact, chiropractic care treats conditions with natural, holistic treatments that involve no addictive medications, no invasive surgeries and typically no recovery time. If you're seeking safe medical treatments for your injuries or illnesses, then you should talk to a chiropractor.

What Conditions Do Chiropractors Treat?

Many patients go to chiropractors to treat their musculoskeletal conditions, such as sciatica, herniated discs and whiplash. However, chiropractic care can treat many other conditions in addition to musculoskeletal disorders.

Chiropractors can treat conditions ranging from allergies to asthma, depression to insomnia. This is because all of the diseases and conditions of the body are related to one another. By offering services such as nutrition counseling, advice on stretches and exercises and healthy lifestyle habits, chiropractors treat conditions at their source.

What Techniques Do Chiropractors Use?

Chiropractors use many techniques to treat their patients, including:

  • Spinal adjustment. This technique is the most important method chiropractors use. Spinal adjustment straightens the spine and eliminates subluxations, or areas of the spine where the spinal cord has become pinched in the vertebrae of the spine. Spinal adjustment helps improve communication between the brain and the rest of the body, which helps improve a variety of conditions. There are many different types of spinal adjustment. Some types are performed manually, others are performed with instruments.

  • Massage therapy. Massage therapy helps patients by soothing the muscles of the spine. Massage therapy also helps patients by improving blood flow to injured areas and by speeding the healing process.

  • Nutrition counseling. Nutrition counseling services helps patients maintain a healthy body by taking in proper nutrition.

  • Stretches and exercises. Chiropractors teach their patients to perform stretches and exercises that can help them loosen tense muscles, improve range of motion and improve mobility in the spine.

  • Lifestyle advice. Many patients make decisions that can lead to injuries, accidents and more. Chiropractors teach patients how to eliminate these behaviors in order to stay healthy.

Is Chiropractic Care Covered By Insurance?

Many insurance policies cover chiropractic care. Talk to your insurance company to find out whether or not chiropractic care is on your policy.

What Criteria Should You Consider When Choosing a Chiropractor in Holladay?

When choosing a chiropractor in Hollladay, consider his or her reputation in the community, whether or not that chiropractor offers a wide range of techniques, and the level of comfort you feel when you meet that chiropractor for the first time.

To have an initial consultation at Genesis Chiropractic and Wellness, contact us today at 801-676-0243. We're proud to serve the community of Holladay.

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