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Chiropractors can help with sports injuries, headaches, back pain, TMJ dysfunction (jaw pain), sciatica, whiplash and motor vehicle accident injuries, and much more.
Our experienced chiropractors use use a multi-disciplinary approach for chiropractic treatments based on your specific needs. This could include hot and cold therapy, active release techniques, instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation (IASTM), muscle stimulation, a range of motion exercises as well as traditional adjusting.
Movement Performance & Health offers direct billing for most insurance companies for chiropractic treatments.
The chiropractors at this clinic are amazing! I had years of neck pain and after 1 session I had relief. After 2 sessions, it was completely gone. My two athletic children have also gone for foot pain, shoulder injuries, massages and neck pain. Absolutely love this clinic!"
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FAQs about Chiropractic Care
Q: Do I need a referral to visit a chiropractor?
A: No, a doctor’s referral is not required. You can call, schedule online or visit us in person to schedule your first chiropractic appointment at your convenience.
Q: How long does a chiropractor treatment take?
A: Initial appointments are scheduled for an hour to give enough time to review your history and detail your specific concerns and issues. Subsequent appointments are typically shorter, but can be extended as needed. This is solely dependent on your particular concerns and their complexity. Follow up appointments are booked as 30 minutes, or a 40-minute extended appointment.
Q: What do I need to do before my chiropractor appointment?
A: When you book your first appointment, a confirmation and reminder email will get sent to you. Attached is patient intake form, as well as a Covid screen. You’ll need to complete the online intake form fully and completely. Providing details on your history and concerns is really helpful to give us a good idea of how to best support your needs and what questions we’ll need to ask when we meet you.
Q: What can I expect at my first chiropractor appointment?
A: When you arrive at the Movement Performance & Health clinic, you will be welcomed at the front desk, and asked to remove your shoes and sanitize your hands. If your intake form is done, great! We will confirm any details we may need like insurance and you can relax and await your appointment.
Once in the room, we will begin with a history and going over your intake form. Diagnosis can be up to 80% based on your history, so this is important! Next, an exam will be completed based on our discussion of your concerns. Then we’ll discuss our findings, the diagnosis, and next steps.
In most cases, we will discuss the consent form and the type of treatment we recommend. For most, we can get into a treatment on day 1. For some, we may need more information like x-rays, MRI, blood work etc. and will discuss with you the best way to attain these.
Q: What should I bring with me to my chiropractor treatment?
A: Please bring comfortable clothes but we have gowns and shorts available if needed. Your insurance card can also be helpful for billing. If you have any braces or orthotics you wear regularly, bringing those can help us as well.
Q: First chiropractor appointment complete! What can I expect now?
A: After this first visit, a large percentage of people feel some form of improvement. You can feel some soreness, and other side effects as discussed in your consent form, but these are rare. We usually want to see you within a week of your first appointment to see how you react, and to iron out your treatment plan.
Q: Do I need to see a chiropractor forever?
A: No you do not to see a chiropractor forever but most patients choose to continue chiropractic treatments as needed. Once your initial issue is addressed, some patients choose to only come back when the pain returns. Others continue with preventive maintenance care, to help keep their bodies moving and functioning at their best.