Chiropractic Care: Separating Truth from Myth

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Advanced Spine Dispels the Myths about Chiropractic Treatments

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When it comes to chiropractic care, there are a number of myths that prevent some people from seeking out treatment. If you are considering chiropractic care, but you are concerned about some of the things you have heard about this type of medical treatment, here is a look at a few common myths and the truth behind them.

Myth: Chiropractic Adjustments are Risky

Studies have shown that chiropractic adjustments are a safe option for medical treatment. In fact, chiropractic care offers a drug-free alternative to many types of injuries and ailments.

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Myth: Once You Start Getting Chiropractic Care, You Have to Keep Going

Treatment plans involving chiropractic care are prescribed for a particular amount of time and to achieve specific results. If you choose to continue to receive adjustments afterward, that is entirely up to you.

Myth: Chiropractic Care is Not Effective

Chiropractic care has helped thousands of people overcome pain and heal from injuries. Even children can benefit from chiropractic care.

Myth: Chiropractors Are Not Real Doctors

Chiropractors must complete an extensive amount of classroom instruction and training. In fact, some estimates show that chiropractic students complete 4,485 hours of classroom instruction while other medical students complete just 4,248 hours.

Myth: Chiropractic Care is Expensive

Many insurance companies, including Medicare, cover the cost of chiropractic adjustments because they have found that chiropractic care is often more cost-effective than drugs and surgery.

If you are interested in learning more about chiropractic care, contact Advanced Spine & Rehab. We will be happy to address any additional concerns that you might have about chiropractic care.